I'm reading an engaging book by Brené Brown called Dare to Lead. Here are some wonderful gems from this book that resonate with me and that I hope to keep close to my heart. I hope they are good for you too... I have never heard leadership expressed so well nor heard the call on… Continue reading Leadership

Confrontational, Inspired, Racism, Sayings

‘streuth and cunstipation!

I grew up in England, not so much racist as mildly xenophobic and superior. My granddad died after being mustard gassed in the trenches of WW1. My father-in-law was handed off and escaped as he watched his parents taken away to be gassed. I hear wankers that spew hate and promote fear but would be… Continue reading ‘streuth and cunstipation!

Martial Arts, Uncategorized, WizDom

How Wude..

Source: Fierce Healing Kung Fu: blog Martial morality, Traditional Chinese schools of martial arts ... often dealt with the study of martial arts... as a system of ethics. Wude (wu 武 martial, de 德 morality) deals with "morality of deed" and "morality of mind". The former to cultivate social relations and the latter to cultivate… Continue reading How Wude..

Sayings, WizDom

New phrase learnt today 👍

Source: Ch 8, Magic Shifts (#8 in the Kate Daniels series) by Ilona Andrews [ Amazon ] [ Kobo ] "We're not out of money, we just have a firm budget" Fiance's reply after Kate asks if his latest purchase has left them broke... Sound familiar? Love it! Been there, did that, again 🙄 This… Continue reading New phrase learnt today 👍

Authoring, Creative, Inspired, Uncategorized

Milk: a true story

Source: TBC A little old lady from Wisconsin had worked in and around her family's dairy farms since she was old enough to walk, with hours of hard work and little compensation. When canned Carnation Milk became available in grocery stores in the 1940s, she read an advertisement offering $5,000 for the best slogan. The… Continue reading Milk: a true story

Inspired, WizDom

Sharing is caring

Source: Tim Viljoen, Not Lost Humanity A farmer growing excellent quality wheat won an award every season for the best grown in his county. A local reporter interviewed him and learned that each spring the man shared his seed with his neighbors so that they too could plant it in their fields... “How can you… Continue reading Sharing is caring

Communication, Creative, Humour, Inspired

Oh, you gotta read this one, best yoke of the year, I reckon…

Source: Facebook | Laugh of the day A man brought a very sick dog into the veterinary clinic. As he lay the dog on the table, the doctor pulled out his stethoscope, placing the receptor on the dog's chest. After a moment or two,the vet shook his head sadly and said, "I'm sorry, but your… Continue reading Oh, you gotta read this one, best yoke of the year, I reckon…