Many years ago I read Dr Stephen Covey’s seminal work ‘The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People’. It made me think about the crucial difference that exists between being efficient and being effective. I came to define efficiency as ‘doing the job right’, whatever the job was. Effectiveness, on ... Views: 1966
There is a famous story about a block of marble back in the 1400s. For over 40 years the block of marble was deemed flawed, useless and had been cast aside. Many sculptors looked at it but none believed it to be useful for sculpture until in 1501 a 26-year-old young man saw something very ... Views: 512
It might sound conceited or arrogant for you to say that you make a difference in the lives of others every day, but it’s true. The real big question is what difference, positive or negative, are you making and to whom?
You don’t have to be a global leader like Barack Obama to impact the ... Views: 722
It has been said that as an animal, we humans are pretty weak. In a straight fight against a lion, tiger or bear there is little or no doubt that we’d come off worst. We are smaller, slower, weaker and more fragile. We don’t see as well, hear as well or smell as well as some animals do. So, how ... Views: 717