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The purpose of this blog is to inspire us all to live a significant life.

I am constantly challenged by people who have a positive impact on others by consistently making wise and courageous choices about the things in life that really matter. These are the ones who, at the end of their lives, will be able reflect on a significant personal journey and whose funerals will be a celebration of a life well lived and a legacy well left for the succeeding generations to follow.

None of the people featured in this blog are perfect. They appear only because at least one of the choices they have made has positively inspired me. I share their stories and reflect on their choices in the hope that you will be inspired to live a significant life.

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No Noisy Chefs

Chefs have got to be noisy in the kitchen to be any good at what they do. At least that’s what reality TV has led us to believe. My best restaurant experience however, dispels that [...]

By | April 14th, 2016|Categories: Humility|Tags: , |

Developing a Culture of Humility

Humility. Not the kind of word that springs to mind when you think of hard-hitting rugby players. At least I thought so until I read a significant story that emerged from the 2015 Rugby World [...]

By | April 11th, 2016|Categories: Humility|Tags: , , |

Cutting Hair and Chasing Dreams

Dreams. Everyone has them, but how many of us actively pursue our aspirations? Some of us go no further than sharing them with our hairdresser. That’s the one safe place where we know we’ll get [...]

By | April 8th, 2016|Categories: Vision|Tags: , |

Gratitude On A Plate

In November 2015 a Syrian refugee living in Germany caught the attention of the world’s media. Alex Assali felt so much gratitude for the way he had been accepted and welcomed into Germany, he was determined to [...]

By | April 3rd, 2016|Categories: Gratitude|Tags: , |

My Bike is My Flat

We were parked by the beach waiting for the rain to pass before enjoying a final swim to end our holiday. Next to us was a bike loaded with four satchels and a bedroll. It [...]

By | February 24th, 2016|Categories: Simplicity|Tags: |

Dropped Pass to International Glory

Nehe Milner-Skudder made his World Cup debut with the New Zealand Rugby Team at last year’s Rugby World Cup in England. There was a lot of interest around how this exciting young winger would perform. [...]

By | February 24th, 2016|Categories: Taking Responsibility|Tags: , , |