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The Savvy Child Within You - Become successful in your life and business using the forgotten childhood wisdom. Why is that when we enter the world of business we lose the inner wisdom of the child within us. The laughter, curiosity, honesty and the willingness to play together. Learn how to find that child and continue always to seek its wisdom and truth so that you can bring the inner child qualities into your personal life and business world.

Into Me I See
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A new poetry book composed by Mel Clifford & Emily Elzbeth.
Discover rarely seen inner worlds within this little treasure of poetry and photography. Each selection is vulnerably presented in its raw state freshly drawn from the soul of each author.

Changing the Way I Am
Second book of poetry composed by Mel Clifford. Additional poems kindly provided with the permission of the authors. Poems written from four generations of family poets. Kindle eBook on Amazon ONLY

The Adventures of Doc Higgins – The True Story of King Henry VIII
The second book in the series of The Adventures of Doc Higgins and his time travel invention, 'the Higulator'. Have the Craic when Doc meets King Henry VIII with the Manager and sets up the plan for getting his new wife.

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The Adventures of Doc Higgins
The tale of Doc Higgins and his time travel invention. How does the famous Doc plan to bring Alistair back from 1965 to his Nora?

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Poetry Just for You
Selection of Poetry composed by Mel Clifford. Additional poems kindly provided with the permission of the authors.

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September 2010


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55,000 New Jobs per year No excuses please

It's your Job – so deliver no excuses

One Tuesday this week I made comments about an article I read very recently on leadership and the pressures it carries and what one should do published in the Globe and Mail Newspaper. As I stated in my post it was very basic stuff. I […]

Leadership Requires Courage Not Excuses

Step out from the others

“How to stop the worrying and learn to love the job”– article written by Wallace Immen for the Globe and Mail daily newspaper. The article was based on an interview with Graham Jones who is a Psychologist and Leadership Consultant. The article was mostly around the pressure of […]

There are always two sides

There is always light – just look for it

I met this fantastic German lady who was all of 85 years old.  She arrived in Canada in 1947 and was now happly living here for the past 63 years. In our conversation I said you must have been in Germany during the Second […]

Watch and learn my Friend

Bring it on – light me up

Just this week Cuba announced it will lay off over 500,000 state employees, yes 500,000.Why? They need to take action now to support and save their economy. The Government intend to move more into the free-market and therefore are laying off those workers who are less […]

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Message from a Hostel – Why do we need a Director Role

I'm the Director

After writing about the importance of having a clear direction last week I think Nora got the meaning of this a little lopsided. “Well Alistair you can go to a show on your own that you would like, I will Nora but why can I go to this one with […]

Depends how you read it

What does it say to you?

Do we have to leave our own country to notice individuals who are labelled “down and out” or is it that we are so use to seeing people where we live and we become oblivious to the problem. I must say that I have just started to […]

Message from a Hostel – Directions

Which way do we go?

I think it’s this way Nora and if we take the next right we should be Ok, Alistair how many times have we followed your directions?, most of the time Nora and what’s your point, well Alistair how many times have we taking the wrong direction, all of […]

In the Morning Kitchen

The start of something great

Here is a beautiful poem written by a young lady called Shannon Azzato Stephens. Shannon is currently studying in Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh USA. It was just published in Emprise Review, July 2010. On recent trip to Ireland I had the pleasure of meeting Shannon. She told […]