Monthly Archives: August 2020

A water lily’s serenade

Originally posted on Sui Generis:
My little rendezvous with this beautiful Egyptian water lily. Photo credits: Pankaj Bihani (dad!). In fact, his name signifies coincidentally, the lotus. I sleep in thoseDungeons dark.Shadowed thoughts.Forgotten dreams.Skin paper thin.YetWhen you touch me,With your fingers of gold-The musty mistOf melancholy dies.Darkness cowersUnder your effulgent shine.My skin’s aglowIn your lilac…

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Making the Tough Decisions – Five Rules

Leaders make them everyday Making a tough decision requires clarity of thought. All too often we are rushed into making a decision because it suits someone else’s narrative (how they want things done). Ugh – I can hear you sighing right now 😉 The key to making a good decision during a tough situation is […]

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Kalbarri National Park, Day 2

Originally posted on Born To Travel Australia:
Just as well we like to sleep with the rain on the caravan roof because we certainly had plenty during our second night in Kalbarri. After breakfast we headed over the road to the Kalbarri foreshore area. Every day the local pelicans are given a small amount of…

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In the “Eye of the Storm”

The Collins Dictionary says that: “If you say that someone or something is at the eye of the storm, you mean they are the main subject of a public disagreement.” The McMillan Thesaurus comments that the eye of the storm is to be: “in the middle of a difficult situation” Synonyms: pressed, oppressed, deadlocked, stuck, beleaguered, embroiled, worse off, out of your depth, in […]

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Some Thoughts on Achieving Goals and The Real Me – Broome Time

Is life in the way of who you are? Broome is one of those places on the planet where time stops, and in a good way. I am lucky enough to live in the same state where Broome is, even though it is 1,671 kms from where we are. So, we either fly or drive […]

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Be Inspired – You are You

Taking responsibility for your life is important. However, we are often denied that choice. We forget who we are. Sometimes, this leads us down a path we unwillingly descend. In the workplace this can be a major issue for many. Likewise, at home or even with friends and family. Leaders need to remember they have […]

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Dear kfangurl: What are some dramas that would make my day better?

For those who don’t know, I watch Kdramas ( and Cdramas, Jdramas, Tdramas, HKdramas and Thai dramas. I still watch a load of other stuff too, but I have soft spot for these amazing shows. I have been follower of the Kfangurl The Verdict now for a number of years. Kfangurl herself is an Uber […]

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Take Time Out – It’s Okay

How are you today? The time it takes you to quietly sip your cup of tea (or coffee) is the difference between success and failure! Remember, that sometimes being in a hurry to meet a deadline, might in fact be, counter productive. Always make sure you give yourself time to sit back, relax and cherish […]

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Tuesday’s Dead – No It’s Not – Yusuf – Cat Stevens

One of the great albums, and a personal favourite, is “Teaser and the Firecat” by Yusuf, or as he is also known – Cat Stevens. Many of you would know of him. He is a lovely man that has not only shared his music with the world but has also tried to make our planet […]

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Burnout to Breakthrough: How to Create Calm from Chaos

Reposted from the Leadership Freak (Dan Rockwell) is this guest post by Eileen McDargh NEW BOOK GIVEAWAY!! 20 copies available!! Leave a comment on this guest post by Eileen McDargh to become eligible for one of 20 complimentary copies … Burnout to Breakthrough: How to Create Calm from Chaos The onslaught of converging events—a pandemic, […]

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