High Five July12, 2019 - Leadership Book, Coco, Megan Rapinoe

Here is your weekly Friday High Five! And a list of what I’m enjoying or pondering.

What I’m reading — 

11 Leadership Qualities that Changed The World by Nabil Al-Azami. 

I like the simple and practical way that the book is laid out and presented. 

The publishers website says “There is a hadith that says that every one of us is a shepherd for our flock.  This profound statement by Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings upon him) compels us to...

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Flourish and Thrive #2 - Honour Your Heros

 In order to really flourish and thrive you need to ensure that you are surrounded by the right people. In this context the right people includes reflecting who is in your circle of friends, mentors, family, teachers, etc. In essence :very single person you encounter provides you with an opportunity to learn

As I grow wider I realise that in order to genuinely flourish and thrive you need to and should:

  • to surround yourself with people who you align with
  • people with ...
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My Teachers - Brendon Burchard

Subject: CONFIRMED! Experts Academy Elite (Success!)

Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2010, 09:50

That was the subject and date from the first email I ever received from Brendon. He was introduced to me by someone called Alexandra from Greece. I can’t even remember how I got on her list or how I know her, still Alexandra gets the credit

At that time Brendon was teaching the first iteration of Experts Academy. 

In those days there was no Kajabi, no leadpages, no ‘online...

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One Day At A Time #2 - Sleep

Yesterday I was speaking to a good friend of mine who is a senior academic, author, and teacher. He is clearly a very busy man. For me it was very interesting because, like many of us, one of the things that he struggled with was sleep.

Sleep is something that is absolutely necessary for every single human and creature on this planet. However, many of us take sleep for granted and we spend a lot of our time focusing on how we can minimise sleep, or make the maximum out of the little sleep...

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A Story of Vulnerability

Vulnerability is something that does not come easy to many people. I know this because I have tried to be vulnerable for many many years. From Brene Brown's work we all know that vulnerability enables us to be much more authentic and give more back to those who love and care for us, as well as those who we work with. We also know that being vulnerable is hard. 

Most people have been hurt at some point in their life, and the difficulty to be vulnerable seems to stem from that. It could be...

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Being A Single Parent (PSA To All Parents)

My parents split up when I was 7. My (A MAZE ING) mum managed to raise 4 girls in London by herself. We all managed to work things out in the end, went to university, got married and are doing fine. Of course there are struggles and challenges (that is part and parcel of life) but there are also a lot of highs and moments to enjoy, as well as learning opportunities to benefit from. 

For the last week I was parenting by myself. My husband was away at a course becoming accredited to...

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Q&A July 06, 2019 - Clarity, Parent Child Relationships, Communication

Hey, welcome and peace to you (assalaamu alaykum), 

This post is the Q&A for July 6, 2019. If you have any questions to send please email me at [email protected] and we will do our best to respond. Sometimes we will take a few questions and put them together into one so you might not see your exact question here but you will get the idea of questions. 

Question - I keep hearing people tell “find out what you want and then go get it.” Except it’s so...

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