Priming the pump

Before you can get anything out you must put something in. This concept, delivered often by Zig Ziglar reminds us that we have to produce results first, to be rewarded later. This is the natural way of the world but often we miss this logic (or use it as a convenient excuse for inaction) Wanting … Read more


Running is the greatest metaphor for life, because you get out of it what you put into it. The power of exercise cannot be underestimated. Jogging, running, cycling and any physical activity are a great way to instantly boost your mood, maintain a healthy body and stay in shape. The trouble is it all seems so hard. … Read more

Leading without a title

To win, you need to go all in. Leading without a title, a phrase coined by Robin Sharma, simply means that no matter what your role in life or in your job or company, you can go above and beyond what is required and take the role of being a leader – without first waiting … Read more

The opinions of others

 Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought. Why is it that we hold the opinions of others on such high esteem? How we look, how we act, what we say ( within reason) should simply be our choice. And yet often its not. But why? The need to fit in … Read more


A relationship requires a lot of work and commitment. I first came across this concept whilst reading Let’s Stick Together  – a book for new parents about the potential changes in your relationship with the arrival of a child, and the importance of a balanced and healthy relationship as a foundation for a happy home- … Read more