Many Mickles Make a Muckle

The above is a Scottish proverb that was apparently popular with George Washington. It’s probably said as “many a mickle maks a muckle.” It effectively means that many little things make a big thing. It’s a very useful phrase to remember because it encapsulates the problem so many of us have with our thinking. WeContinue reading “Many Mickles Make a Muckle”

Everyone Carries A Shadow

“Everyone carries a shadow” – Carl Jung We all have a dark side. I don’t mean ‘evil’ – just a side we rarely show to the world. Our underlying fears, anxieties or maybe our aggressive qualities. We try to pretend they don’t exist. The person that’s afraid may put on a bravado. The person that’sContinue reading “Everyone Carries A Shadow”

5 Quotes To Inspire

Sometimes a short sentence or phrase can really stop and make you think or inspire and motivate you. Here are 5 quotes to inspire you. I’ve deliberately chosen ones that are perhaps a little less well known. 1.) “There’s only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your ownContinue reading “5 Quotes To Inspire”

Best Books: Coaching Recommendations

Coaching has become more and more prevalent in working environments. Even in traditional sports, where people traina nd coach others – changing and adapting our approach to a different way of operating can bring about many benefits. Coaching has been known to improve performance, improve and build communication skills, boost confidence and aid the developmentContinue reading “Best Books: Coaching Recommendations”

Are Vices Holding You Back?

As much as we’d like to believe we’re pretty free from vices or bad habits. The reality is that we are all familiar with at least a few from time to time, whether we like to admit it or not. No one is perfect first and foremost. But it’s also important that we recognise whereContinue reading “Are Vices Holding You Back?”