Monthly Archives: January 2011

“Find Your Great Work” Movie – by Michael Bungay Stanier


Following on from yesterday, watch this Find Your Great Work Movie – by Michael Bungay Stanier. Michael challenges us with five ways to find our great work: Things only get really interesting when you take full responsibility for the choices … Continue reading

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The 5.75 Questions You’ve Been Avoiding – by Michael Bungay Stanier


This got me thinking – it was just an interlude that started to challenge my ‘procrastinating’ personality. Watch the short video – The 5.75 Questions You’ve Been Avoiding – by Michael Bungay Stanier and ask yourself if the .75 question … Continue reading

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Prisoners Of Time


Sometimes, when you read something, you can believe it is just what people need to hear – until you look at the date and you wonder – Haven’t they heard this already? This happened to me during my Christmas reading, … Continue reading

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How can we empathise, if we have never known?


There have been many tragedies around the world in recent years – tsunamis, bombings, floods, droughts, eruptions and earthquakes. There is a tendency to hear, to sympathise, to help if we can, and then to “forget” and get on with … Continue reading

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A Kid With Passion – All Grown Up!!


Passion excites people – and what could be more exciting than  breaking a world record for the Guinness Book of Records? Note from Self – My own daughter did this just last year when she was the 27th, I think, … Continue reading

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Refocusing Thinkersonline in 2011


This blog was born out of a desire to reach gifted students and their families and teachers in the “way” of the future – online. I believe that in a world of such fast pace now, we often don’t look … Continue reading

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