Tag: Encouragement

The best part of Apple!

Some of you will know that Apple recently hosted an event announcing new (or updated) products. Including a new iPhone and update to the iPad mini as well as a new watch. …but, I can say with confidence that, none of these products are “the best part of Apple”. Yesterday morning, I had a chat…

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Approaching 200 followers…

I got a notification from WordPress this morning letting me know someone else had ‘followed’ my blog, bringing the total to 199. I realised I was quickly running out of time to write this post! I am under no delusion, that many of the ‘followers’ don’t read my posts and may not even be involved…

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Pain does not equal effort

There’s a bunch of sayings out there that propagate the myth that pain means effort, or effort means pain. And that without pain, we aren’t making an effort. We measure the amount the work someone puts in by how much they’ve had to suffer. And when someone doesn’t feel any pain and yet succeeds we…

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Have a Sense of Urgency

I came across this phrase this week in one of the podcasts I listen to. A story is told of a boss who had a name plate on his desk, and on one side (the side facing visitors) was his name. On the other, (the side facing him) were the words: Have a sense of…

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Ti-Yong: Blog or Book?

When China began copying alternative models for industrialisation in the 19th Century, they adopted a policy of ‘Ti-Yong’. Which means ’Essence’ and ’Form’. They intended to keep the Chinese Essence – their identity and character. But change their Form to match the approach to development used by the foreign countries. In the same way, I…

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