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7 October 2020
There was an old man who went to live with his son and daughter-in-law. He was hard of hearing, his hands would shake, and he had failing eyesight. When he sat at the table to eat with the family, he slurped his soup, and some of his food would spill onto the tablecloth. His son and … Continue reading The Wooden Bowl
4 September 2020
Imagine you are in a small yacht, gliding across a calm bay with a gentle breeze behind you, the sun sparkling on the water. While your boat has a little rot in the hull and some small holes in the sails, under these pleasant conditions this is not a problem. But what if a storm … Continue reading Resolving a Strained Relationship
13 August 2020
In this, my 200th Tip, I reflect on a few turning points in my work, and three people that have had a significant impact on my thinking. I hope you enjoy it. It was a sunny Autumn morning in 1980 when, as a 25 year-old psychology student, I had the good fortune to spend the day with a … Continue reading Striving for Excellence
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