Personal Mission Statement

By |2016-11-18T10:04:04+00:00March 5th, 2014|Coaching, Empowerment, Leading, Performance, Purpose, Teams, What Matters|

A mason was asked “what are you doing?” He said “can’t you see I am chipping stone” and carried on hammering in a lacklustre way. When asked the same question, another mason replied “I am building a cathedral” and continued hammering joyfully away. I have always been a little sceptical of this story.  It sounds [...]

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Purpose – these three questions will clarify

By |2016-11-18T10:04:11+00:00April 14th, 2009|Coaching, Conversation models, Empowerment, Learning, Mission, Models, Purpose, Strategy, Vision, Workshop Technique|

The illustration for this note, 'Sword of Purpose', comes from the highly developed work of Wylie Beckert who posts on DeviantArt as 'Wylielise'.  I would strongly recommend anyone with the slightest interest in visual art to visit her website to see the magic she has created and reflect on the skill and care she brings [...]