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Life is Not a Solo Flight

Good morning friends Can you believe that this month my coaching practice is two years old and that today is this newsletter’s 80th edition? I have

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Knowing Yourself

There’s a lot I want to share with you. I have recently finished Erin Meyer and Reed Hastings’ No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of

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The Story Behind The Story

I had started writing a different letter to you this week and then, as I watched this sunset from a friend’s porch in the Banhoek Valley, this letter

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Loneliness

We will spend most of our adult lives working. Yet, study after study tells us that most of us are just turning up for work.

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My 100th newsletter

Today is our 100th newsletter. At school, I had fantasies of scoring a hundred runs in cricket. I never got past twenty-seven. Today though, I

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To Trust or Not To Trust

“You must trust and believe in people or life becomes impossible.” Chekhov’s words have always resonated with me. And yet, I often encounter leaders whose

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The Wisdom of Forests

A couple of years ago, Ralph Freese Chief Executive Director of the African Leadership Initiative suggested that I would enjoy The Overstory, winner of the

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Spiritual Technologies

Thank you to everyone who sent me comments on how I have shaped my coaching offerings. They’ve been valuable to receive. If you haven’t yet

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Lessons from John McPhee

A February 2019 podcast conversation between Tim Ferriss and Jim Collins introduced me to John McPhee. I’d never heard of the Pulitzer Prize winner McPhee

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