Tag Archives: Sovereign Professional

Echoes through time: They lose the day …

“They lose the day in waiting for the night, and the night in fearing the dawn.” Seneca (5 BC – 65 AD), On the Shortness of Life   Advertisements

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The four agreements …

Don Miguel Ruiz, via Cultural Offering: 1. Be impeccable with your word. 2. Don’t take anything personally. 3. Don’t make assumptions. 4. Always do your best.” — Miguel Ruiz, The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom

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Songs for Sovereign Professionals: Hello, Hooray

The sovereign professional walks a solitary path. Sometimes you need a lift, something big and empowering and energising. This has been the opening song on my daily soundtrack for the last few months. “God, I feel so strong!” Here’s Alice Cooper’s original … Continue reading

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Echoes through time: Definition of a gentleman

“The forbearing use of power does not only form a touchstone, but the manner in which an individual enjoys certain advantages over others is a test of a true gentleman. The power which the strong have over the weak, the … Continue reading

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Pensieri da Nicholas Bate

The inspiring and productive Nicholas Bate is on a roll. Here, he offers a free PDF download of his mini-book, In Three. In the meantime, I‘ve been enjoying his latest mini-book, Pensieri, which arrived just in time for a period … Continue reading

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Show up, sit down and write

This, Seth Godin’s 6,000th blog post reminds me of Steven Pressfield’s exhortation to… Put your ass where your heart wants to be.  

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Hunter-Gatherer: the full list

50.  Never let the fire go out. For the hunter-gather of the 21st century, the full list from Nicholas Bate, here.

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