Psycho-Social Education – Forget Numbers

I teach. That's what I am trained to do. But is that all there is? Is that all teachers do, impart knowledge?   Well, no it isn't. We do so much more, but we are simply paid to teach. I'm not going to wax lyrical about the horrors of the profession. Others have done so … Continue reading Psycho-Social Education – Forget Numbers

Busy Lives

It's been a long time since I've put fingertip to keyboard for the whole blog thing. (WordPress just told me it's been 126 days.. Yikes. Ed.) I keep meaning to, but I've been way too busy. Well not really. When I coach people who tell me they are way too busy to make a positive … Continue reading Busy Lives

The Power of Power

My favourite comic when I was younger (ahem, a couple of years ago... Ed) was Spider-Man. I was, and still am, a big fan of his. The reason I liked him so much was he reminded me a lot of myself. I was a cocky little bastard growing up and often bit off more than … Continue reading The Power of Power

The Fuck It Principle (FIP)

"God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference." Reinhold Niebuhr Firstly, I liked to apologise for the profanity. It is not my usual mode of writing, but this is a principle I have invested a lot … Continue reading The Fuck It Principle (FIP)

Small Steps to being a Giant

 Small means insignificant, mediocre, unnoticed, inadequate, inconsequential, inconsiderable, insufficient, limited, little, meager, minuscule, minute, modest, narrow, paltry, petite, petty, pitiful, poor, puny, short, runt, stunted, toy, trifling, trivial, unpretentious, wee, young. You may identify with some of these words, or even all of them, but it's not as unnatural as you think to feel this … Continue reading Small Steps to being a Giant