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Do it while you’re young!

I am an old bird and I have lived a good life so far. I say so far because, although there is not enough time for me to achieve all the things I want to, I can still get out … Continue reading

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Change for the better?

Philip Hammonds comment on a recent TV interview that “a million shorthand typists had faced losing their jobs to personal computers” was nuts but NOT because there are no unemployed people. The press intimated that he had gaffed when he … Continue reading

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DIRECTNESS – IS IT RUDE OR A MISUNDERSTANDING?

Having lived in the East (India, Indonesia) where people talk directly to you without necessarily intending offence, I find it interesting to note that when you come to England and talk in the same direct way, it can often offend … Continue reading

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MOVING ON INTO 2015

 So as the year draws to a close I felt it would be good to look back and consider what I have experienced and learnt from the 365 days contained therein. My tagline of “try something new every day” has … Continue reading

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DRAGONFLY MEDICINE

Have you ever met a person whose energy is so light and colourful, and they seem to zip through life with ease and joy? They carry dragonfly medicine. There were myriads of these beautiful glistening dragonflies on the beach yesterday … Continue reading

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Pickled Kaiser Chiefs perhaps?

Strange world we live in when alcohol is so cheap in a country where most states are “dry” and most Indians don’t drink. After all they are usually Hindu, Muslim or Catholic so not allowed of course! This is GOA, … Continue reading

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Alternative methods for love health & happiness perhaps?

I first became involved with holistic and alternative medicines when I was in my early twenties. It happened as a result of my own illness (asthma) as I had taken a lot of time off work due to severe asthma attacks and … Continue reading

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NO such thing as problems

As I tell all my trainees and teamsters there are only issues that need to be dealt with and problems do not exist unless you choose to let them. Today I note that Robin Sharma has stated the same thing … Continue reading

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Customer Service can make you smile warmly and give an orange glow..

I recently came back from Indonesia after spending two weeks training there and I was absolutely delighted to receive a letter from the hotel thanking me for choosing to stay with them. Although it was actually the company that had … Continue reading

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A quick question regarding what customer service is all about.

The scenario: (recently happened to me) I am in a fast food burger joint and order a meal to eat in. Having paid  for it, the girl at the desk then gives me the drink and the burger on a tray. … Continue reading

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Laundry service?…….I don’t think so!

Will it all come out in the wash? So following on from the previous blogpost theme of listening skills and customer service  I go to get my laundry today. The girl in the laundry has her ears plugged into her … Continue reading

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What is this thing called customer service?

Does it really exist? It surely is not about customer satisfaction according to my recent observations. Now I can’t say for sure if this is a viral situation but I sure as hell do not experience the sort of customer … Continue reading

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Just Say NO!

Originally posted on Creative Infrastructure:
A first year graduate student in my arts management class presented a paper this week on arts labor economics.  Her undergrad degree was in acting so she had never delved into the topic formally. She…

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It’s been a while since I was here… and then again I have been here a while now

Oh lordy, how the time pass  – and before you know it another year of life on earth is almost over. I mean of my life that is! Planning ahead is not something I tend to do anymore, going with the … Continue reading

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Success or Failure – It’s all down to people!

After I wrote my last post “Twenty Years on and still going strong” I got to wondering a little on the subject of success & failure and what can make or break a business, sometimes before it even takes off. … Continue reading

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Twenty Years on and still going strong

On 3rd December this year Karma Royal Group celebrated 20 years of business and I was there to see the boss describe his journey to this day. It started with an instant love affair of the owner for a small … Continue reading

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I will walk 500 miles

Or in this case “I will drive 100 miles round Kent and no chill-out time allowed”  Kids or no kids – that is the question! – no wonder my sister has high blood pressure! I spent an eye-opening and interesting day … Continue reading

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Settling Matters

Settle is a word with many connotations and I decided to explore them because it is interesting to note that although we often “settle” matters, we may not always be “settled” in ourselves. Now if you take the word settle, … Continue reading

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Airport Coffee Shop Philosophy

Sitting in the airport having a coffee after a smooth trip up from Goa to Mumbai – 3 hours to go before boarding to the UK (failing any hiccups) and I started to think – which, as any of my … Continue reading

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Horny traffic news!

In my recent post re trafficking in India, I omitted the staple of all driving in India and that is probably because I have become immune to it. Please HORN Yes! – a sign seen throughout India on the back … Continue reading

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