Stand and Deliver
The story of Jaime Escalante, a a no-nonsense high school teacher in a tough East LA high school who successfully inspired his dropout students to learn calculus. He toook a class made up of kids labelled as losers and unteachables, and was determined to turn their lives around. (more…)
So New Year is fast approaching as I sit here at the village hotel in Leeds writing this blog post. Five hours to go before the clock strikes 12 and the new year of 2014 begins. (more…)
Happy New Year to all my readers. here is my message to get you off to your greatest year yet - Know your why if you want life to be at it’s very best. Through the darkest period of my life there were many days when I asked myself why I am doing what I am ...
Has it really been a week since I last posted on this blog? How time just seems to evaporate over the Christmas period. It is an incredibly busy time of year but such an enjoyable one. (more…)
One of the greatest sporting comebacks I've ever witnessed was the amazing 2005 UEFA Champions league Final won by Liverpool Football Club. (more…)
His band sold 14 million singles, 50 million albums and played to sold out stadiums and arenas all over the world. His name is Shane Filan and the band was Westlife. A few months back I was reading an article in a National newspaper which said that although he had built a vast fortune, he had ...
I wish I’d learnt earlier on that failure is a part of life, and often failure is just a stepping stone to success. No fail can stop you, unless you allow it to.
I was able to take inspiration from the stories of many successful entrepreneurs who had to fight back after major failure struck them down. ...
I was driving back after a late night working and heard the breaking news on the radio …”Nelson Mandela has passed away at 95 years old.” (more…)
We all need inspiration at times, and nothing can touch our soul or move us better than music. I am happy to bring you the never give up songs that inspired me. Today I offer you “Never Give Up” by Peter Gabriel. (more…)
Today I bring you the first of a series of blogs celebrating what I see as the greatest sporting comebacks. (more…)