Monthly Archives: July 2012

You Are In Charge

My thought for this week is a simple quote from Eric Allenbough Ph.D, an author I have just discovered … You are in charge of your feelings, beliefs and actions, and you teach others how to behave towards you.  While you cannot change other people, you can influence them through your own behaviours and actions. By being […]

Practice Makes Perfect

I recently read this excellent article by Tony Schwartz.  It really struck a chord with me.  I have often looked admiringly at others who are more competent/successful than me in some area, and given myself the excuse that they must have a special genetic gift and that I could never do what they do … […]

Ideas + action = change

This just grabbed me with its simplicity of message – Ideas don’t change your life. You change your life, via the power of great ideas. …how many times have we each heard/said…”Oh, I’ve had a great idea!”   but unless YOU DO SOMETHING WITH IT, it remains just that… A. Great. Idea. Take that inspiration, add action […]

Create Great Relationships

I have been holding onto this article for a few weeks thinking about how I could edit or condense it.  Having re-read it again and again, there is nothing to be added or taken away.  Please invest the few minutes needed to read it…it’s a good one.  Be Positive – Always Michael The digital world […]


Yes, it really is Monday today!  After last week’s double dose of goodness I’ll keep this one crisp… One of my team who receives my emails said to me…”Michael you talk about all these leadership things but how do they relate to me, I’m not a manager”.  My reply – It’s not about Management, it’s […]