Browsing articles tagged with " taking action"

Safe in the Harbour

May 10, 2011   //   by Steve Wooding   //   A Slice of Lemon, Articles  //  No Comments

(1274 words – approx 7-11 mins to read)

We spoke last time about being open enough and brave enough to entertain the idea of worlds different to our own, so I thought I’d tell you a story that I wrote a while back for a client that seemed to be appropriate

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Snow Globes

Nov 11, 2010   //   by Steve Wooding   //   A Slice of Lemon, Articles  //  No Comments

IN SHORT: Sometimes the only way to manage chaos and find clarity is to stop trying to manage the chaos and let clarity find you.

[932 words, approx 5-8 minutes to read]

Some of the following tale is true, some is fiction, but could be true.
None is intended to deceive, all is food for thought.

Most of us have seen a snow-globe at some point. Some of you might even have one or two at home. There are even a few people who collect them – perhaps you know one of them..? Read More »

The Potential of Forty-Five Euros

Jun 1, 2010   //   by Steve Wooding   //   Articles, Food For Thought  //  No Comments

This morning I’m sitting in Starbucks finishing off a few articles that I’ve so far not managed to finish. However, I remembered that I had no cash in my wallet when I left home this morning… Read More »


Apr 26, 2010   //   by Steve Wooding   //   A Slice of Lemon, Articles  //  2 Comments

IN SHORT: Hiding behind every problem and issue we face in life is an opportunity for you to become something more than you were before. You can seek it, find it, take it and find yourself growing, or you can ignore it, miss it, throw it away and instead find your life shrinking…

“A man has no more character than he can command in a crisis.”
[Ralph W. Sockman, 19th/20th century theologian and church leader]

“A crisis is an opportunity riding the dangerous wind.”
[Chinese proverb]

[~825 words: approx 5-8 mins to read]

It’s amazing how much chaos one big cloud of dust can cause, isn’t it!

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Distant Singing (Podcast)

Jan 4, 2010   //   by Steve Wooding   //   Audio, Podcast  //  No Comments

A therapeutic and metaphorical tale about… well, I’ll let you decide..!

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The Truth, the Whole Truth and Nothing But the Truth

Jan 4, 2010   //   by Steve Wooding   //   A Slice of Lemon  //  1 Comment

“The truth is heavy, therefore few care to carry it.”

“Men stumble over the truth from time to time, but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.”
[Winston Churchill, UK war-time Prime Minister, politician, artist & writer]

(1228 words – approx 6-9 mins to read)

Well, that was 2009.

Since we ended last year with the theme of honesty, I thought I’d start 2010 on a similar note. I’ve got a couple of questions I’d like you to answer truthfully – I won’t make you swear to tell it, I’ll just assume that because you want to get the most out of this, you will be totally honest, at least with yourself: Read More »


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