The one thing you can do to be happier and more successful

Focused, achievers strike me as being amongst the happiest people I meet as I observe people (including the learning and development community). Why is this? And how can we all attain greater happiness and success? It strikes me that being consistently focused on what you can influence, the areas of personal and work life where […]

Knowledge doesn’t create power. So what does?

So often I hear repeated, Francis Bacon’s, saying that “Knowledge is power”. Although I know what he meant by this – that knowledge is important and can create power I don’t believe knowledge per se equals power. It’s how we use that knowledge that counts and which differentiates people and their achievements. I think that Confucius was nearer the mark when […]