Category Archives: the bigger picture

Depression: 7 More ‘Insider Secrets’ – Why It Isn’t What It Looks Like!

  Following on from my last post, Depression:  7 ‘Insider Secrets’ – Why It Isn’t What It Looks Like! I continue my insights into why people struggling with depression may display certain behaviours & how ‘what you see‘ is NOT ‘what is really … Continue reading

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I tried & Didn’t Do Very Well: I’m Not Sure It’s For Me

Steve Jobs of Apple fame was one of the most physically awkward & unconfident speakers when he started. He went on to become probably one of the most sought-after & inspirational presenters of the past century. When I was 7 … Continue reading

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California Dreaming Becomes A Reality: A Tale of Two Bridges

Last week I had the privilege of visiting California for a short stay. I should have been attending a conference but this was rescheduled at late notice, so I decided to travel anyway & see a few sights. This was … Continue reading

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A Passing Storm

Taken last Saturday, these photos show how quickly we can pass from sunshine to storm. But when it is here, it rarely lasts long … Taken in Cheshire, UK. Amazing how the sunshine can often make the storm seem worse … Continue reading

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People Still Like The Personal Touch

I am currently reviewing my business activities for the coming year & as part of that exercise I look at what I am currently doing well & what I can improve. One thing I have noticed above all else is … Continue reading

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Give Up or Go On?

I think we all, at some point in our life, hit that crossroads where we ask ourself questions like ‘Is it really worth it?’ ‘Can I survive any more discouragement?’ ‘Am I the only one that sees the potential in … Continue reading

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How Would You Like To Be Remembered?

One of the most important & motivating questions we can ask ourself is, “How would I like to be remembered?“ Imagine if someone was writing your obituary What would you like them to say about you? What qualities would you … Continue reading

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