Quote of the Day

“A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.” – Colin Powell

Good morning peeps , meditation done. Quote for the Day: “A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work."  Colin Powell Last Friday I was asked to give a two-hour presentation at Ravensbourne College to the students doing a Masters Degree in Luxury Brand Innovation. Luxury Brand Management Innovation focuses on managing the relationship between luxury brands, high value services and consumer behaviour. My presentation was on how your turn...

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“If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.” – Bruce Lee

Good morning peeps , meditation done. Quote for the Day: “If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is made up of.” Bruce Lee I really do love life, but finding enough time to do everything is one of my biggest problems I have at the moment and I really hate to waste time. When I am up in the peace and quiet of the Highlands, time seems to standstill and...

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“The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” – Leo Tolstoy

Good morning peeps , meditation done. Quote for the Day: “The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” Leo Tolstoy I had the longest and craziest day yesterday and on reflection in Starbucks at Manchester Piccadilly Station surprisingly and very gratefully open when I arrived at 4:30am this morning, I treated myself to a very welcome Grande Hot Chocolate and thought of the aptness of the wise old words of Tolstoy. Yesterday I had started working...

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“Self-discipline is the ability to do what you should do, when you should do it, whether you feel like it or not.” – Elbert Hubbard

Good morning peeps , meditation done. Quote for the Day: “Self-discipline is the ability to do what you should do, when you should do it, whether you feel like it or not.” Elbert Hubbard I remember watching a documentary about Natalia Makarova,  the legendary Soviet-Russian-born prima ballerina in which she says, “If you miss class one day then you notice it, if you miss class two days all the other members of the company notice it,...

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“If you don’t see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner.” – Zig Ziglar

Good morning peeps , meditation done. Quote for the Day: “If you don't see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner.” Zig Ziglar Do you truly believe in yourself and what you are doing or are you just going through the motions? When you write your goals down do you actually believe you can achieve them? Do not let self-doubt rear it’s ugly head inside you and stop you from reaching...

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“He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.” – Muhammad Ali

Good morning peeps , meditation done. Quote for the Day: "He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life." Muhammad Ali When I was 19 I decided I wanted to be a ballet dancer, I was told that I was too old to start, I did not have the right body and that I needed to have started as a child. I heard and acknowledged what the people were...

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“If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love.” – Maya Angelou

Good morning peeps , meditation done. Quote for the Day: “If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love.” Maya Angelou Yesterday was a bit of an up and down day. I was very tired from travelling and was woken up with some drama, that meant I didn’t start my day with my usual meditation and I definitely felt a little unbalanced, which was compounded by the...

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“He that takes medicine and neglects diet wastes the skills of the physician.” – Chinese proverb

Good morning peeps , meditation done. Quote for the Day: “He that takes medicine and neglects diet wastes the skills of the physician.” Chinese proverb If we are ill or have something wrong with us we go to the doctor, who gives us medicine to help cure our symptoms. But with the right nutrition we can really improve our health and compliment the skills of our doctor and enhance the effects of the medicine. What...

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“You might not make your goal today, but if you give up you won’t tomorrow.” – Steve Agyei

Good morning peeps , meditation done. Quote for the Day: “You might not make your goal today, but if you give up you won’t tomorrow.” Steve Agyei Some days it seems like you are on the back foot, from the moment you get up. You spend the whole day fighting fires and you seem to be progressing nowhere fast. It feels like your whole world is crashing down around you, every where you turn...

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“I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.” – Abraham Lincoln

Good morning peeps , meditation done. Quote for the Day: “I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.” Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln has been consistently ranked both by scholars and the public as among the greatest U.S. presidents of all time. A 2004 study found that scholars in the fields of history and politics ranked Lincoln number one, while legal scholars placed him second after Washington. In presidential...

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