In Alan Seale’s Weekly newsletter, dated May 22, 2019, his lead article talks about ‘Taking Care of The Glue That Holds Us Together. The ‘glue’ is the core people in the organisation that cares about the individuals within it; the ones that hold the spirit and healthy culture within a team or division or department; the shared beliefs, values experiences that are important; and the people who stand up for others. He reminds us we need to pay attention to the glue,

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I reflected on this recently, after working with some individuals dissatisfied with aspects of their working and personal lives. It is for the individuals themselves to recognise and accept their situation for what it is, and to make conscious decisions about what they will or won’t do about it. For their future peace of mind and personal happiness, they will need to take action. Mountains aren’t conquered by looking at them, but by taking one step,

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An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life. “A fight is going on inside me,” he said to the boy. “It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil – he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego.”

He continued, “The other is good – he is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity,

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