I’ve been thinking about the climate change and impact on people’s mental health. At present, at an individual level, we are experiencing a powerlessness of not being able to do anything much about it, or a frustration with politicians / governments refusing to do anything about it, or worse, doing things (as in […]
PAUL KEATING, former PM of Australia, was recently interviewed on the ABC by Kerry O’Brien. In this interview, Keating provides a remarkable insight into mentoring: how it is conducted, and why it is such brilliant way to tap in to the wisdom of older people, who can help guide your life pursuits.
O’B: So you […]
IN MENTORING, it’s all about the conversation. It is about what is said and how it is said, shared purposely between mentor and mentee. It is the regular conversation that gives focus and meaning to the mentoring relationship.
To many of us, this conversation comes naturally. We don’t think about it – it just happens.
But for others, it […]
ONLY RECENTLY and out of the blue, I purchased a copy of the Brian Eno biography, On Some Faraway Beach by David Sheppard. It occurred to me, whilst reading it, that I had unconsciously followed Eno’s life over the years, from Roxy Music through to ColdPlay. It was a delight therefore to catch him up.