A Cool Dude Named Epictetus

So, there’s this bloke called Epictetus.  The fact that he lived around 2000 years ago seems to make no difference as to how relevant and astute his words are today. His philosophies have an uncanny contemporary relevance to today’s 21st century world and the multifaceted, high speed, ever-changing realm we operate in as leaders. I’ve got this little book of his writings that…

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The power of perception

“It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.” ― Epictetus Ah, the wise words of Epictetus.  How we perceive a situation and ergo respond to it, will make all the difference to the outcome. Although this may seem blindingly obvious, when we are in the thick of what appears to be a ‘doozie…

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Gratitude – A Wake Up Call

[ted id=1797] I had just finished lamenting some middle class frustration on Sunday morning, when I watched this TED talk. It stopped me smack bang in my guilt ridden tracks, reminding me of the power of gratitude and perspective. So if your week ain’t goin’ so well, this TED watch might too be the perfect remedy. For…

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