April 2013

Are You Making The Right Enemies?

It’s no secret that so many of us like people to like us. It has a nice affirming glow in our minds that our ideas, personality and approach in life are all – outwardly - successful. We like to be agreed with, it so often makes us feel part of the wider group; we might even receive compliments about how our thinking is so obviously in step with those around us.

Are You Sure You Want to Follow Your Dream?

Perhaps I’m following the wrong people on Twitter. When I look at the line of tweets each day there will always be one about what I need to do to realise my dreams. You know the sort of thing. Try this one, for example, by Joel Osteen: “Do all you can to make your dreams come true.”

But some dreams can be dangerous. To paraphrase Lord Michael of Jagger: “You can't always get what you want, but you just might get what you need.”