Archives: Musings and Ideas for Discussion

Writing Every Day – Journaling

July 18, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

Writing Every Day – Journaling I find I don’t think about my daily writing task all that much. I just start writing and it kinda flows. I don’t have an agenda, although I sometimes, like today, reflect on a conversation I had a few days ago and wonder what I did/said that was capable of • Read More »

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Downsizing Minimalist Approach

July 15, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

Downsizing – The Minimalist Approach Recently, I have stopped (or am in the process of stopping) a lot of the things I have been doing around town. Not because I don’t enjoy them, but because with so much happening I was beginning to let people down. And this was a huge let-down for me. You • Read More »

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Fear of Change eBook

July 11, 2019 | By Colin | 2 Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership, Writing.

“Fear of Change” eBook Within the next 6 weeks or so I will be publishing my first full book. (I already have a published chapter in the book of which I spoke in an earlier post). All Me, Quotes and History This will be just me. And a lot of quotes from, I guess you’d • Read More »

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Coffee

July 10, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

Coffee Yesterday I was chatting with an Aboriginal woman who was telling me how upset she was with a comment from a chap sometime earlier who had said, “No way. You’re not an Aborigine. You are too white.” After telling him she would return with her boomerang and spear made from her family tree, she • Read More »

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ARE YOU A CARROT, AN EGG, OR A COFFEE BEAN?

July 9, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

ARE YOU A CARROT, AN EGG, OR A COFFEE BEAN? A young woman went to her grandmother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she was going to make it and wanted to give up. She was tired of fighting and struggling. It • Read More »

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New Kind of Alarm Clock

July 9, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership, Writing.

New Kind of Alarm Clock I’ve found a new Alarm Clock. I think. My bladder. Backtrack Let’s go back for a moment. Recently I’ve been following my doctor’s orders (no mean feat in itself) and doing my level best to drink approx 2 litres of water each day. Unfortunately, (or perhaps fortunately as you’ll see • Read More »

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Want More – Be Grateful

July 1, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

Want More – Be Grateful Two things have come to mind today that we need to talk about. Why do we often want more? And as the obverse of this coin, why are we not grateful for what we have? Nothing Just the other day, I woke-up feeling that I wanted to do NOTHING. For • Read More »

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Values – Be A Better Person

June 24, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership, Writing.

Values: How To Be A Better Person Using Values Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one’s values. Ayn Rand 1905 – 1982, US Russian-born novelist and Philosopher. Values are often founded on our beliefs and the rules we associate to these. Values are what we have decided to hold • Read More »

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Retirement, Redundancy – Life Plan

June 20, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

Retirement, Redundancy – Life Plan How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb Title stolen from a movie which was a 1964 black comedy that satirized the cold war fears of a nuclear conflict between the USSR and the USA. But the fear of life after retirement or worse, redundancy is even greater. • Read More »

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Neville Goddard’s Revision Technique

June 13, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

Goddard - Revision

Neville Goddard’s Revision Technique. Go back and change the past in your mind. See things that didn’t go so well; working the way you had planned. It talks about editing the memories in your mind so that any time in the future that this or a similar situation arises, you will only see the positive • Read More »

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Learning. What Did You Learn Today?

June 7, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

Learning. What Did You Learn Today? Just been reading about Metropolitan Opera star Rise Stevens, an American operatic mezzo-soprano. Beginning in 1938, she sang for the Metropolitan Opera in New York City for more than two decades during the 1940s and 1950s. She was most noted for her portrayals of the central character in Carmen • Read More »

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Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

June 3, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes With apologies to David Bowie. I have noticed (isn’t it strange how things on our mind come to the fore in other parts of our lives?), a few videos on Facebook about change recently; Mel Robbins & Russell Brand to name just two. And also a large number of posts about life in the • Read More »

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The Ego & Positive Thinking

June 1, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

The Ego & Positive Thinking Today I want to talk again about positive thinking. I’ve been reading ‘The Power Of Now’ by ‘Eckardt Tolle’ and it is wonderful. He talks about the equality of opposites. What? He goes on – he mentions ego – quite a lot. In fact he maintains that “ego” which we • Read More »

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Published Author

May 31, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Book Summaries / Reviews, Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

Published Author Being a Published Author is supposed to be of great assistance in furthering your career as a writer. I reckon that means you have to tell people about this published bit? Right? There is a book published in 2015. Success Unlimited – The Key to Unlocking the Secrets of Success, Kizzi Nkwocha (Ed), • Read More »

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Goals, Change and and Process Improvement

May 29, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

A book I recently read about Change, called “Switch” by brothers ‘Chip and Dan Heath’ mentioned some research they had encountered in relation to popcorn – discussing how the size of a popcorn bucket influenced the amount a person would  eat, even if the smallest quantity was more than enough; and more importantly, even if • Read More »

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Affirmations Morning Routine

May 24, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

Morning Routine Affirmations Purpose My life’s purpose is to ADD VALUE to the lives of others, which starts with achieving everything I want in my own life, and never settling for less than I can be, do, or have so that I can ‘pay it forward’ and learn through experience how to help others to • Read More »

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5 Key Take-Aways 7 Favourite Self-Help / Personal-Development Books

May 5, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Book Summaries / Reviews, Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership, Writing.

5 Take-Aways – 7 Favourite Books Soon we will look at 5 Key Take-Aways from the each of the 7 books in the first list of my favourite books, that will be sent to those who already subscribe to my mailing list and, automatically, to ALL who subscribers going forward. Completely free. This post is • Read More »

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Some Great Book Suggestions

April 20, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Book Summaries / Reviews, Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

Powerful Words

Books to read that may CHANGE YOUR LIFE Friends, I read a lotta books, many in the self-help genre. Many of these have caused me to change my life in some way. Some by doing something differently, some by stopping doing something, and a few by adding something to the way I live my life. • Read More »

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