The Art of Brilliance Blog
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Being a good ancestor
I’ve been reading James Kerr’s fabulous book, ‘Legacy’ about the all-conquering All-Backs. Kerr’s introduced me to the southern African word, ‘Ubuntu’: ‘What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.’ And I suddenly twigged that for the last 10 years The Art of Being […]
‘Over the moon’ is one of those irritating football clichés up there with ‘sick as a parrot’ and ‘it’s a game of two halves’. For years, my personal bug-bear was ‘giving 120%’. I’m an educated man so I’d curse at the radio, ‘You cannot give more than 100%!’ But of course, the footballers are absolutely […]
Making a song and dance about life
The principles of positive psychology are simple, but not always easy. And of course, for true authenticity, we don’t just talk about them, we live them. We’ve spent 10 years extoling the virtues of choosing a positive attitude and setting huge unbelievable great goals. That means we end up saying ‘yes’ to projects that terrify […]