Tag: things i have learned
Bettina has always been true to herself – she doesn’t compromise on being authentic. Regular readers of my blog series ‘Being Bettina’s Dad’ will know that I have learned so much from how she acts and moves within her world.
Lying awake looking at the ceiling in our flat (in West Berlin in the late 1980s) I can hear Bob in the flat above ours ‘stamping’ around. Bob is a big bloke with big feet and we like him because he is the General’s driver and when you hear him running around in the early… Read More ›
One Saturday morning we were walking towards the town centre in Bury St Edmunds and my wife, Joyce, turns to me and says “one day Steve you should write a book titled: Steve’s little book of foolishness”, prompted by my latest foolish escapade.
A 10 times goal is so much bigger than you would normally set for yourself. So set a target then multiply it 10 times. Make it awesome because that is what you are.
I think living your life well is a personal matter; it can mean so many different things to so many people. Although I do think you should reflect on what it means as often as possible. I believe that life is a precious gift. So what does living your life well mean to me?
Welcome to the September leadership pack. This edition includes my favourite TED talks, an ILM article on ‘Explaining Things’ and some of my most recent blog posts on Being Bettina’s Dad.
A question I am often asked since leaving the Army to support people with learning disabilities has been, “I suppose getting involved in this work has helped you support your daughter, Bettina with her care?” I remember being asked this question by a fellow Area Manager when we met up for lunch some years ago. I found myself saying, “Actually it is the other way around.”