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Business

Are you cleaner than a badger?

How badgers helped me create a new healthy habit.

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Core Story

Something more memorable than my first kiss

Human beings strive to be heard. We seek attention and validation. Deep listening can help us provide both.

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Business

Want to get paid to do whatever you want?

Finding meaning and purpose in what we do is a universal human need. And it’s something we should also look for in the work we do. Or do you just want money?

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Business

Why getting paid ruined my morning

Sometimes we get swept away by our troubles that we miss what we know is important to us. And that’s a valuable lesson I learned one cold morning.

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France Philosophy

More things will scare us than crush us…

Seneca, a Roman philosopher, playwright and statesman wrote, “More things will scare us than crush us, for we suffer more often in the imagination than in reality” in letter 13 to his friend, Lucilius. In France, people often ask their friends and family to help them move house. And afterwards, they reward everyone for their […]

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Core Story

Have you ever cheated in an exam?

At high school, I had a tutor, Debbie, that came round to my house to help me improve my skills in maths. I was good at maths, but I wanted to be even better. Debbie had been my tutor for several months.   It was only a few weeks before the end of year exams. I […]

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Business

My neighbour wanted to electrocute my dog

How helping my dog overcome her fears helped me deal with my feelings of overwhelm.

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Business Core Story

The Problem Of Being Too Focussed

I’ve always had a vague sense of direction in my life. This has kept me moving forward and helped me to grow. But, several years ago I was reminded about the danger of being too focussed and not paying attention to what’s around me.

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Philosophy

“Maybe,” said the farmer.

Consider whether events in your life are truly the end. Maybe they’re just momentary states.

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Philosophy

Should We Punish Our Clients For Last-Minute Requests?

There are some things in business we have control over, and there’s other stuff we don’t. It’s crucial to your success and happiness that you know which is which.