Sue Knight Newsletter June 2017

Sue Knight Newsletter June 2017

Winner of the NLP in Business Award Thank you everyone who voted for me in this Association for NLP awards ceremony. I was especially honoured to be nominated by my lifetime mentor and friend Gene Early and pioneering Ashok Subramanian who ignited my overwhelming love...

Chaos

Chaos

Chaos should be regarded as extremely good news. Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche Taken today from the book When things fall apart by Pema Chodron (Recalling a manager’s sarcastic reaction to my statement ‘there is no failure only feedback’ that they had had a lot of feedback...

India is in my heart

India is in my heart

I close my eyes. The warm air caresses my face and my bare arms. The gentle sound of the bike blends with the noise of the autos practically scraping my knees as they squeeze by as they ‘must’ do. Overtaking is the norm. No waiting till the road is clear as the road...

A Flood of Love

A Flood of Love

I’m sitting in my hotel room looking out over the misty horizon and mix of stark white and glass buildings and derelict apartment blocks interspersed with clumps of palm trees. I look down on the streams of the cars below. Hard to believe that these same roads were...

Letting go is a part of life

Letting go is a part of life

‘Coaching happens in the way that we speak to our children and our grandchildren. It happens in the way we respond to our partners. It happens in the way we respond to the people who serve us as we move about our daily lives, it happens at work, at home, in schools,...

Live the paradox

Live the paradox

“The best thing for being sad”, replied Merlin, “is to learn something. That's the only thing that never fails. You may grow old and trembling in your anatomies, you may lie awake at night listening to the disorder of your veins…you may see the world about you...

They were fearful as they entered the cloud

They were fearful as they entered the cloud

‘They were fearful as they entered the cloud’ Luke 9:34’ When I worked in the corporate world I was given SMART goals - specific, measurable, achievable, realistic,and time bound. They were given to me in writing and the papers that bore that writing invariably stayed...

Revenge

Revenge

Only forgiveness echoes forgiveness I’m sitting waiting for the revenge attack. Some months earlier I had given this person some harsh feedback. I was in pain. I allowed that pain to colour my thinking and my words. I did not take account of her ability to receive...