Small details, big picture

Take a look at these two quotes: “If you don’t understand the details of your business you are going to fail.” – Jeff Bezos And “If you just focus on the smallest details, you...

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How curiosity opens doors

Children are endlessly curious. Any parent who has faced a barrage of “why” questions knows this. And most of the time, the child’s curiosity is without judgement. You tell...

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Is this true?

Sometimes it pays to ask: Is this true? When our mind goes off on one of its wild stories… … Such as when a lost sale ends up in a failed business. … Or the argument with a...

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What if we just trust the trail?

Let’s imagine we’re going on a hike through the forest. There’s a trail cut through the trees, and so we follow it. The trail goes up a hill, then down a valley. It turns left...

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Grip and let go

To climb a ladder, we must grip onto a rung. But to climb a little higher, we just let go of that rung and reach for a new one. It’s a process of gripping and letting go until...

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Following the scent

Sometimes when I step outside my office there’s the scent of good cooking in the air. On days when I’m hungry, I’m tempted to use my nose and follow the scent to its source –...

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How to have a good week

Mondays are like a mini-New Year. We get the chance of a fresh start before all the static and detritus of the week builds up. So how do we want our week to be? How about,...

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