The Art of Brilliance Blog
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Curiosity and the cat
I’m not sure that anecdotes can be ‘gory but cute’, but here goes. When I was about five years old, our cat proudly delivered a freshly killed mouse to the kitchen. Thomas (she was actually a girl cat but let’s gloss over that) sat proudly, licking the entrails off her paws. The mouse was a […]
Giving in to giving up
A sign that you’ve mastered the science of personal development is reflected in the art of giving up. I’ve learned to become quite a good giver-upper. I kind of got the idea that sometimes quitting is a really good strategy. At times it can be the only strategy! You can sometimes surrender to the fact […]
I’m beginning to think that ‘soft skills’ is a complete misnomer. What exactly is ‘soft’ about being able to demonstrate resilience, leadership, happiness, confidence, integrity and compassion? What is soft about being able to tune into people’s emotions and get on their wavelength? What is soft about being able to use these qualities to help […]