Month: January 2017

You've got what it takes

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

I Can and I Am Big Row

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?

A busy week: Visiting Felsted, Meoncross and Canford

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!

Too often when things go well it goes to our head, but when we mess up it goes to our hearts.

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 …

Too often when things go well it goes to our head, but when we mess up it goes to our hearts. Read More »

Simon Sinek's 10 rules for success

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.

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