Grow a Brain

Grow a Brain

Does the expression “Grow a brain!” take you back to the schoolyard? We all have some funny stories of stupid stuff we (or others) did as teenagers, and how our friends or families reacted. We can blame that on the fact teenagers’ brains are still growing. Turns out...
The Leadership Journey

The Leadership Journey

When I was in my late 20s, I went from working as an engineer in manufacturing into a middle management role where I had unionised workers reporting to me as well as staff. When I think back to that time, I really didn’t have much of a clue what I was doing! I was...
People Grow

People Grow

I read something interesting this week — it is in the rest after the workout that we grow. It was written in the context of work and creativity, though we could imagine the same applying to an athlete. It was suggesting that intense periods of focused work followed by...
Firewalking

Firewalking

Firewalking entails walking on hot coals, across blazing flames, or on hot stones with bare feet. It is performed all around the world, with some doing so to prove their religious faith, for purification, or other rites and religious ceremonies. It is purported to...