Category Archives: journey to the top

The Great Power of Valuing Others

Probably one of the most destructive mantras of the 21st Century is ‘Do What You Want.’ This notion that we are islands in a big sea & that somehow just following our own path will make us more significant or … Continue reading

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Some Ways to Challenge Our Fears from Valencia Higuera

As you will know I am passionate about helping people overcome their fears & grow in confidence. Here is a very succinct & useful article on overcoming your fears: http://www.careeraddict.com/5-ways-to-overcome-your-fears-to-achieve-success I’ve also put a pretty picture at the top if … Continue reading

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One Minute Book Review: Managing Oneself by Peter F Drucker

OVERVIEW A short, challenging yet encouraging easy-to-read 55 page booklet identifying the critical elements for making a success in our career & wider life. Managing ourselves effectively isn’t just about knowing yourself; it’s about knowing & understanding those with whom we work. A … Continue reading

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Beyond Ramsey: A Touch Of Colour

Flowering gorse bushes brighten the view looking north beyond Ramsey, Isle of Man from the mountain road (part of the famous TT circuit) just above the town. Take care until next time …  

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Not As It Seems

This lovely photo shows a sunset reflected on the roof of a stationary car. If I showed you the original you’d probably be disappointed. Isn’t that like so much of today’s advertising where the ordinary are made to look enticing … Continue reading

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Slippery Slope Upwards

I am often asked why I left the pharmaceutical industry when so much seemed to be going well for me.  Well, after the company I worked for was bought out by another company I had two choices …  stay on … Continue reading

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