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Shortcast : Living The Story

This weeks shortcast ‘Living The Story’ is inspired by my recent trip to Bristol and the controversial media coverage and history of the Colston Statue.

Edward Colston was a 16th century merchant whose statue was erected to venerate the £71,000 he left for charity. It was successfully pulled of its plinth and ceremoniously dumped in the river during the Black Lives Matters demonstrations last year. The media portrayed this as an act of vandalism, and yet the Story goes much deeper.

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Shortcast : Who Am I?

This week’s shortcast explores the question “Who am I?” and is a follow up to last week’s conversation around passion and work.  If you tune in regularly, you will be familiar with the conversation about bringing your passion to the work that you do. Last week I pondered the question about Read more…

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Is Passion Required? : Shortcast

Do you think passion is required to do a job well? Should we even be considering chasing passion in a career or should we save passion for our hobbies?

I share my personal experience of working for 20 years in a job I was not passionate about and what I learned from it and from others.

Having revealed what I discovered, I then offer some suggestions and exercises for you to explore your own passion and how it manifests in your work and hobbies.

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No Excuses : Shortcast

Welcome to another Sunday reflection.  Today’s topic is about excuses or, to be more precise, the lack of. My guest on the next podcast is Steven Gerein. He’s just one of the many amazing young people I am having conversations with. These are people in their 20’s and 30’s who Read more…

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Approval : Shortcast

My conversation today is about the power of journaling and the importance of approval and validation. As you may already know, I have a morning routine that includes writing. For me, this takes the form of asking questions and seeing what comes back. Recently I have been thinking about the Read more…