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Emotion, Decisions and Compassion

May 26, 2020 No Comments 2 Min Read

Let’s start a line of thought with some premise: One: No individual is responsible for the feelings of others, we are accountable for our emotions, and we own them completely the good along equally with the bad. Two: If we are not aware of our emotions and in control of there impact, they will affect our judgment and world view. Three: Judgments should be made based on reality without our…

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Mental Headspace

May 25, 2020 No Comments 1 Min Read

Today I was involved in a private conversation where the subject of how I was glad that was introduced to debate at school and then at university and other organisations. One of the most useful lessons was to cultivate the ability to hold more than one viewpoint initial in different thinking/headspaces and over time, bring them together into one. Over time i learned about using different structures of language to…

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The Song of the Thirteen Postures

April 1, 2020 No Comments 2 Min Read

Author Unknown Translated by Lee N. Scheele The Thirteen Postures should not be taken lightly;  the source of the postures is in the waist. Be mindful of the interchange between insubstantial and substantial; The ch’i circulates throughout the body without hindrance. Be still, when touched by the opponent, be tranquil and move in stillness; changes caused by my opponent fill him with wonder. Study the function of each posture carefully and with deliberation; to achieve the goal is very easy. Pay attention…

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Five Character Secret by Li I-yu

January 26, 2020 No Comments 5 Min Read

Translated by Lee N. Scheele CALM The hsin [mind-and-heart] should be calm. If the hsin is not calm, one cannot concentrate, and when the arm is raised, whether forward or back, left or right, it is completely without certain direction. Therefore, it is necessary to maintain a calm mind. In beginning to move, you cannot control (it) by yourself. The entire mind must also experience and comprehend the movements of the opponent. Accordingly,…

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A Learning Culture Facilitated By Lykio

April 8, 2019 No Comments 2 Min Read

The Lykio platform is designed to use many of the elements that have been discussed in the previous blogs to encourage staff engagement, learning and the retention of tacit knowledge. Supporting Coaching Leaders are now expected to do more than just set direction; there is pressure from the team members and the organisation to also play a part in the development of individuals in different teams. The benefits of this…

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Civic and GoPro Partnership

March 28, 2019 No Comments 1 Min Read

GoPro Ltd and Civic Computing Limited have announced a Strategic Partnership to deliver the GoPro Advanced Case, Document, and Process Management solution. The GoPro Advanced Case Management solution, combined with Civic’s delivery expertise in secure cloud-based solutions, will deliver unprecedented levels of functionality and automated process support in the areas of the case, document and process management. “The partnership with GoPro allows Civic to support its customers to develop solutions…

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Later, dude!

November 22, 2018 No Comments 1 Min Read

For me, the times I always regret are missed opportunities to say farewell to good people, to wish them long life and say to them in all sincerity, “You build and do not destroy; you sow goodwill and reap it; smiles bloom in the wake of your passing, and I will keep your kindness in trust and share it as occasion arises, so that your life will be a quenching…

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Thoughts on the EU referendum today

November 19, 2018 No Comments 0 Min Read

During the referendum on the EU, I campaigned for Remain; I was not surprised when the result was to leave it was the most likely outcome. The aftermath divided the country; the result gave fuel to those pushing for Scottish Independence another tool in their argument which may bring some to their cause. I do believe in democracy and that when we begin to ignore the results, we weaken the…

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I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it

August 10, 2018 No Comments 1 Min Read

In the friends of Voltaire hall, there is a quote which I believe expresses one of the fundamental principles of our society “I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it” and it is this freedom of speech and the ability to question that is the only effective defence against extremism. While everyone agrees in the freedom of speech very few…

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The BBC and Freedom of Thought

April 14, 2018 No Comments 1 Min Read

We currently live in a world where the BBC showing a dramatisation of a speech by a British politician Enoch Powell and including commentary from others who have different viewpoints is meet with comments that the BBC is enabling racism and putting people at risk by airing this show. Firstly it is insulting that people believe that a documentary on a subject will cause the moral fabric of society to…

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