Inspiration

11 Nov

1

Life in the Woods

Life in the Woods

Written by Ade

A few weeks ago during my NLP Practitioner course, I got reintroduced to the movie ‘Dead Poets Society’. For those of you who have not seen or don’t remember the movie, it’s the one where Robin Williams, plays an English... More

Categorised Under: Personal Development, Inspiration, General Interest,


18 Aug

2

Falling is part of the Course

Falling is part of the Course

Written by Ade

During my first rollerblading class a couple of weeks ago, my tutor fell twice. I must have had a look of shock on my face as I internally wondered ‘how could that have happened to a pro?’ “I talk to a number of people who wish to... More

Categorised Under: Inspiration, Work & Career, Fun,


29 Jul

1

The Waiting Game

The Waiting Game

Written by Ade

Every summer, for the last five years, I have made a commitment to learn how to rollerblade. Every winter, for the last five years, I catch sight of my blades, hidden away in my closet and realize that I never got round to fulfilling that desire. In... More

Categorised Under: Personal Development, Inspiration, Fun,


29 Jun

0

Sleepwalking through Life

Sleepwalking through Life

Written by Ade

Last week I attended a 5-day ‘Self-Realization with the Enneagram’ retreat. For those not familiar with the Enneagram, it is an ancient Sufi teaching that describes nine different personality types and their interrelationship with each... More

Categorised Under: Personal Development, Inspiration, Work & Career, General Interest,


12 May

0

10 Things I Remember

10 Things I Remember

Written by Ade

I’m sure most of us have had moments where someone had let us down and when we reflected on the situation, we found that all the signs that this was bound to happen were there all along. We had simply not paid attention or had forgotten about... More

Categorised Under: Inspiration,


4 May

2

Letting Go

Letting Go

Written by Ade

I have spent the last few months travelling, initially in Thailand and Cambodia, followed by just under two months in the US. One of the things that struck me hard during my first few weeks in New York was that I had not fully grown out of my... More

Categorised Under: Inspiration, General Interest,


26 Feb

0

I am Free!

I am Free!

Written by Ade

I have now been out in Southeast Asia for over one week. The first part of my travels took me to Thailand and I am now in Cambodia, exploring the ancient Angkor Temples. I have always been fascinated by travel and growing up could not wait to obtain... More

Categorised Under: Inspiration,


10 Feb

7

Smiling at Strangers

Smiling at Strangers

Written by Ade

Whilst waiting for the tube at Moorgate station in London, last Thursday, I noticed a man on the other side of the platform ask a woman for directions. He was carrying some luggage, clearly looked flustered and appeared to have been running, as he... More

Categorised Under: Inspiration, General Interest,


27 Jan

0

Feast On Your Life

Feast On Your Life

Written by Ade

In a discussion with some friends the other day, the conversation moved on to the subject of poems that inspire us in our life journey and touch the core of our being. The poem I shared with my friends was one written by Derek Walcott entitled... More

Categorised Under: Inspiration, Culture,


15 Jan

0

Living on Autopilot

Living on Autopilot

Written by Ade

Not sure about you, but every so often on leaving my apartment in the morning, I get halfway down the street and then start wondering whether I locked the front door. In my mind that simple task did not happen and right then and there, my... More

Categorised Under: Inspiration, General Interest,


11 Jan

3

The Authentic Fraudster

The Authentic Fraudster

Written by Ade

My first job interview after graduating law school in 1994 was for a role with the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) as a Case Worker. I remember so well, the excitement as I opened the envelope containing the invitation to the interview and the joy on my... More

Categorised Under: Inspiration, Work & Career, General Interest,


7 Jan

3

Reaching For The Sky

Reaching For The Sky

Written by Ade

During a conversation with a close friend last night, the discussion moved on to the issue of whether we were both living a life reflective of our full potential. I had mentioned that I did not want to look back on my life in years to come and feel... More

Categorised Under: Personal Development, Inspiration,


5 Jan

3

The Calling

The Calling

Written by Ade

As I head out by launching this website and writing my first blog, I cannot help but remember that growing up I was always fascinated by any movie which involved journeys. In my mind, journeys always equated a quest, which in turn meant suspense and... More

Categorised Under: Personal Development, Inspiration, General Interest,