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We all need an ear sometimes

Ears. Generally we have two of them, we are advised growing up to use them more than the one mouth we have, and they’re often the first things we look to cover up when Jack Frost comes to town. But just how useful are our ears, and the space between them? The ear is the […]


The steam engine slows to a halt if there’s no coal in the fire

Two weeks after my Agoge DNS and I’m back at the beginning of another Spartan Endurance event – the HH12HR – an event designed to test every facet of your mental, intellectual and physical abilities through the use of mental challenges, non-linear problem solving, morality, as well as teamwork and individual performance under physical duress. […]


I DNS’d the Agoge and loved it

  It’s midnight last Thursday into Friday. I’m lying in my Airbnb, pulse racing from the adrenaline supercharged from the events of the last 24 hours, and the unknown that lied ahead. The day of travel to the Isle of Skye, Scotland, had finally arrived. With months of training, planning, speculating and connecting with my […]


Do the roots of happiness differ between the Generations?

In the week of the United Nations International Day of Happiness, and Norway becoming the ‘happiest place on Earth’, it got me pondering about whether the roots of happiness differ fundamentally between Generation X, Millennials and Generation Z. The title ‘happiest place on Earth’ comes from research carried out by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, […]

Ispire Motivational Coaching | 3 Generations - Multiple Values - Infinite Possibilities

3 Generations – Multiple Values – Infinite Possibilities

For some years now, the topic of Generation X, Generation Y and now Generation Z and the relationships between each cohort has been ever-present in conversations at the water fountains, in boardrooms and smoothie bars of organisations around the world. These three groups now make up the majority of the working population, occupying positions from […]


If we avoid the Drama Triangle, could we become more?

Drama seems to be present more and more in today’s society, or at least it feels that way. From the apparent disparity in behaviour between Millennials and the Generations that gave birth to them, to the expressions of frustration and displeasure at those who organise the Obstacle Course Races ran, those who provide the products […]