My Friday Story

Posted by | 01/03/2022
3 Steps to Heaven | #MyFridayStory No. 220

The story of Christmas is lost. For as long as humans have walked the earth, we’ve tried to tame nature and control our environment. After we had sorted out shelter,...

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Posted by | 25/02/2022
I Told You So | #MyFridayStory No. 229

It’s tempting to want to prove you were right all along when everyone else was wrong. As humans, we’re wired for acceptance. In many Western cultures, being right is a...

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Posted by | 18/02/2022
Round the Mulberry Bush | #MyFridayStory No. 228

Waking up on a Saturday morning after a week of school was always a joy. Our neighbourhood was on a hill. The nicer houses stood closer to the ridge with...

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Posted by | 11/02/2022
Because It’s Worth It | #MyFridayStory No. 227

Some idiosyncrasies we pick up from our parents and upbringing are worth losing. Others we hold onto with fond hearts as something peculiar that we share. I share my Father’s...

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Posted by | 04/02/2022
Passion Has Limits | #MyFridayStory No. 226

Claiming to have passion for your craft doesn’t mean you’ll be the world’s best at it. For an annual off-site corporate conference, each member of the national management team had...

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Posted by | 28/01/2022
If You Build it, They Will Come – Part 2 | #MyFridayStory No. 225

I couldn’t endure another day of handing someone else the purse strings to my life. So, after over 25 years of corporate life, on Leap Year’s day, 29 February 2016,...

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Posted by | 21/01/2022
If You Build it, They Will Come | #MyFridayStory #224

There’s a certain kind of innocence to dreaming big. The 1989 film Field of Dreams, features Kevin Costner as a farmer who builds a baseball field in his cornfield to...

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Posted by | 14/01/2022
The Sweat of Your Brow | #MyFridayStory No. 223

Some people work to live, others live to work. My parents were hard-working middle-class folks who believed: By the sweat of your brow you earn your keep. My Dad enjoyed...

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Posted by | 07/01/2022
Tribalism | #MyFridayStory No. 222

It’s not tribalism that’s driving us apart, but the lack of it. Research first published in Sage Journal in August 2019 titled: Tribalism Is Human Nature, psychologists suggest selective pressures...

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Posted by | 31/12/2021
The Value You Bring | #MyFridayStory #221

“What value can you ever add to my life?” I was asked this question by someone I considered to be a friend. It was like a blow in the gut....

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