Category: Personal Development

I’m fascinated by the way we interact with ourselves. For some this is life design, for others it’s spirituality, but I like to call it innergagement. These are a mix of thoughts rising from my former life as a minister, and my joy of tweaking my workflows and productivity.

The difficult journey of being yourself

Years ago I read that as a leader you will have your own values that you lead by. This was a revelation to me – I had assumed that as a leader who should get rid of your own personality (I was a self-effacing church leader, after all!) Recently I have returned to business after ...

Focussing In

Some say that you should make your goals public, others say you shouldn’t. I probably sit on the keep-it-to-yourself end of the spectrum. But one goal that I will make public is my desire to focus. I was thinking today how what is one person’s inspiring is another’s distracting. I have to be careful about how ...

Any day now, I’ll be a dad for the first time. Then again, I’ve been one for years.

So my wife is 4 days overdue. I haven’t really talked about it here or online much, not because I haven’t wanted to but I just haven’t really go around to it for one reason or another. So here we are – any day now my wonderful wife will give birth to our first wonderful ...

Whether you say you can or you can’t, you’re right.

I was having dinner with some people the other week and no matter what I said, they always retorted with a negative. It reminded of what John Maxwell said: Whether you say you can or you can’t, your’re right. You get the idea here: your attitude determines your action. But the deeper thought for me ...

Keeping A Good To-do List

I used to think that keeping a to-do list was a common thing but actually it is very uncommon. What’s even less common is to have a to-do list that isn’t just a numbered list of things to be done one day. Stress is produced in our lives when we don’t know what to do. ...