The Effectiveness Plus Efficiency Approach

This piece looks at how people can do good work by focusing on effectiveness rather than just on efficiency. Read more

P is for Rita F. Pierson: Every Child Needs A Champion

Rita was a remarkable teacher. She died at the age of 61 in 2013. Here is the TED appreciation of her life and work.

In the video above Rita gives a rousing and Read more

The Helping People To Improve Rather Than Trying To Prove A Point Approach

This piece looks at how you can help people to improve rather than try to prove a point. Read more

S is for Brother David Steindl-Rast: The Joy of Gratitude

The root of joy is gratefulness … It is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful.

There are now many books that focus on gratitude. These often mention Read more

The Recognising That You Are Always On Stage Approach

This piece focuses on recognising you are always on stage. Read more

J is for Jungle Crows: Enabling Young People To Develop Through Sport

Jungle Crows is an NGO constituted in India as a Charitable Trust. It focuses on the growth and development of young people in particular through the use of sport.

Below are excerpts from its Read more

The Fair Fighters Rather Than Dirty Fighters Approach

This post looks at the difference between fair fighters and dirty fighters. Read more

L is for Shane J. Lopez: The Importance Of Hope

Shane describes himself as: “A psychologist studying hope for a living.”

A writer and researcher, he explains that hopeful people often demonstrate the following qualities.

They believe that the future will be better than Read more

W is for John Wooden: Explaining His Philosophy Of Coaching And Life

John Wooden, the legendary American College basketball coach, encouraged his players to develop their character. He never mentioned winning but his teams won more titles than any other in College basketball history. His view Read more