Ideas, Insights and Inspiration from Simon Phillips, aka The Change Man
"Great communication begins with connection" - Oprah Winfrey
Without connecting, your words will go unheard. Without connecting we cannot enter into meaningful dialogue.
We need to work hard to connect before attempting to share our message.
These are the thoughts you should keep in mind...
"Spread love everywhere you go. Let no-one ever come to you without leaving happier." - Mother Teresa
This week's blog is a special announcement to point you all to my new Radio show. The Change Show will be going out live on KLDR, a new online station fixated on...
"To achieve major success in life, you must accept 100% responsibility." Jack Canfield
This week I had the dubious pleasure of seeing a "jobsworth" in action - or did I? Certainly my reaction was to feel frustrated and disappointed, but my reflection led me to...
"Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much" - Helen Keller
Einstein said, "Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler." Who am I to argue? I've read a lot of books on how to lead teams. I've also had a lot of experience...
Love is the most powerful force in the world
If ever there was an underestimated word, it's LOVE.
Due to the association of the word love with the emotional bond between individuals, it appears to be one-dimensional. On many levels it's been hijacked by the heart motif,...
"Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow" - Swedish Proverb
Some people like change and some don't. This is okay.
Some people fear change and choose to avoid it, even though they say they want to change. This is not okay.
There are some...
"If you want to be a leader, be a bridge" - Welsh Proverb
I came across a collection of Welsh stories recently written in the 1300's.
They're a mixture of folklore, myth, and wisdom.
In one story, Queen Branwen and her men are in a spot of trouble, so Bendigeidfran stretches out over the river to...
Jeff Bezos, the Founder of Amazon and the richest person on the planet, is also a Change Maker and here's why:
Just before he set off into space, Jeff was asked how he felt, this was his answer:
"I'm excited and I'm curious... I don't know how it's going to change...
"You're somewhat useful at work, but irreplaceable at happy hour!"
We spend 92,120 hours at work during our lifetime, on average. That works out to be between 1/5 and 1/2 of our usable time on the planet. Whichever end of the scale you look at it, it's a significant amount...
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