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Sunday Column (508)

I want to start with giving thanks this week and share some personal notes. My grandmother turned 98 today and it gives me great satisfaction to see that life is still good for her. On the other spectrum someone I know lost his mother, and in a Facebook post he said ‘you taught me everything I know but how to live without you’. Isn’t that true? Whilst all of that happened, I wrote a card to someone close who was diagnosed with cancer. That’s life for you. Hence this week might be a good post to read and have some take away from it. A post from me wearing a coaching hat, hoping to help you to develop yourself. I want to talk about focus. A topic I have been looking at for a few months now. Focus is something I am applying to more and more areas of my life. My old manager used to say, “focus, fight and change the conversation”. If you are anything like me, a productivity buff, family person, ambitious, career oriented, and interested in a variety of topics, you can easily lose yourself in it. As most of you know, I recently started my

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Dear Diary 🙂 Yes, my wife is away for the weekend, so like a schoolboy I was wondering what I could get up to…. Not much really. After the usual Friday night bottle of wine I went to the gym this morning and came back to trying to migrate my Buddhism and Management Blog. However, due to some server issues I need to wait until tomorrow to finalise things 🙁 Hopefully anyway. So I updated my homepage of my consultancy: cb consulting. How do you like it? Now, the sun is shining and I need to do some reading in anticipation of our child and also, I need to watch some action movies my wife does not like. What are you doing this Saturday?

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London Night – London Day

It is almost 1 am on a Sunday morning and I got some time to check my emails, visitors to my blog and the usual crack on facebook etc. I probably should be in bed, but then again, sometimes it is nice to sit up at night and enjoy the peace and quiet. Today, rather early this morning, family came over from Germany to visit us. Their plane was over 4 hours delayed. We still managed a fabulous day in London. We did our “usual” tour, e.g. we walked from Waterloo passing the London Eye to Westminster, Downing Street, Horse Guards, Buckingham Palace, Green Park, Piccadilly, Leicester Square, Covent Garden, Soho, Trafalgar Square. Wow, 13 km, over 15,000 steps. So good exercise as well. I have not done this for about a year, so me showing people London is quite satisfying. I love London and it is great to show people around and point out all those little things and great things about the city you live in. It is late now. I had a few whiskys, so overall, I better go to bed. However, you cannot and will not beat a night and a day out in London Town.

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