Passions

Passions

I was listening to Andrew Conway from Pangea Wealth Management today as he spoke about his ‘Why’. He was referencing Simon Sinek’s concept from the book ‘Start With Why’ which says that we need to work out, and then talk about, why we do...
Murder Promotes Growth

Murder Promotes Growth

I was watching Derren Brown’s show last week in which he was experimenting with social compliance. Basically he used people’s willingness to go along with things to get them to a point where they chose (but in an inner-conflicted way) to push someone to...

 “Falling” – an inspiration

I went to the Arches last night to watch (and take part) in a piece of theatre called “Falling”, part of the On The Verge series. It was an experiment in communication, looking at how our message is not just in our words but also how we say them. It was...

Leave a Legacy

Steven Covey says:“There are certain things that are fundamental to human fulfillment. The essence of these needs is captured in the phrase; to live, to love, to learn, to leave a legacy. The need to live is our physical need for such things as food, clothing,...

Government Work Placement Scheme

So people think the government’s work placement scheme is unfair and consequently businesses are pulling out. Am I alone as a youth worker in thinking that there is lots of merit in it? At the xpand Life College, we see placements as being an integral part of...