I Can and I Am have been leant, by the President of Leander (no less!!), a tub pair to go down the length of the river Thames. Do have a look at the photo. This is what it is.
Month: January 2017
On the 27th January, James spoke to a group of parents at this top class all girls school. One parents said, “Your talk was enormously inspirational and it makes me now look at things differently.”
Last week I was lucky enough to stay at a pub in Kent called The Three Chimneys. Whilst I was there I had probably the nicest bangers and mash I’ve ever had! Why? I think it was the accompanying gravy that made all the difference. I salivate as I think about it! When i came …
James got some lovely feedback form a Sutton Valence Parent; Thank you so much for a wonderful and inspirational talk this evening. You have found your metier and rightful place as one who inflates balloons and inspires. Your delivery is faultless and your kindness and empathy are in huge abundance. Your family can be justifiably …
The first draft of the I Can and I Am Mentoring booklet has been produced and is on it’s way. We hope that this will be a valuable resource in seeing young people walking tall and inflating their balloons of self belief. Watch this space
James is now training hard for the big I Can and I Am Row down the river thames (from start to finish). He has eight friends who have all signed up to help and the mission now is to find a boat. Does anyone know where we might find a tub pair?
James spoke to over 100 parents at St. Paul’s Girls at Wednesday evening and his message was weak received. One parent said: “the strength you give to others in extraordinary.
The definite highlight of the week came at the end when James spoke to the whole of Year 9 at Canford School. He received a text this morning (Tuesday) saying the pupils are still talking about his presentation. The week couldn’t have got any worse after battling with the Tube strike on Monday!
On Saturday evening my wife and I sat with our two older children and both of them had had major set backs that day. Put simply they were discouraged and dejected. I was conscious at this time that very little could be said to lift them out of their ‘fug’. The reason that this was …
Break the rules. Train your mind. Be patient. Take accountability. Outdo yourself. Stack the deck. Be the last to speak. Be authentic. Find your passion. Start with the question why. I believe this man speaks lots of wisdom. Do watch some of his YouTube presentations.