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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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August 2012


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Our Problems

Not easy to see the way ahead!


This quotation has been said in many different ways but I feel it is still worth the reminder.

If we were all to lay our problems out on the table, I think we would be very quick to take our own back.


Leadership in Conflict

Leaders need to be able to effectively communicate in the height of business or country conflict. Seeking to find the position of the other person first, gaining an understanding of the culture and the willingness to listen. Leaders come to the table with open minds, respect and the commitment to stay with dialogue to […]

Still Waiting since April 2012

My complaint to Safeway made on the 17th April regarding service at the bakery counter- read their response –

Mel Clifford Thank you for your recent correspondence. We appreciate the time you have taken to share your feedback. Your comments will be directed to our Public Affairs Department for further review. Mel, should […]

Positive or Negative?

The road in life is full of decisions, it is your attitude that will support you along the way. Only you will decide how you will react to each situation along the way.

You can’t demand it you must earn it.

Trust is such a vital element in our lives. Trust is built by ones actions and it is earned through actively demonstrating that one can be trusted.

We need trust in our personal and working relationships. We need trust in our laws and elected government officials. We need trust in our financial and regulatory organisations. […]

Message from a Hostel – The Castleblayney A.I Show

Champion 2012

The 57th Castleblayney Agricultural & Industrial Show is on today Alistair will you be showing your amazing Hen in the Poultry section, asked Nora. Yes Nora, I have my champion hide & go seek speckled Hen entered in the show.

The Judges counted up to 10 and after entering the poultry […]

Go with the flow

Water for life

Sometimes we just have to let our lives take the journey it’s meant to be on without trying to analysis why. The importance is to be patience with ourselves and seek the learning we need so that we can move on.


Building an in-house MBA Programme – Part 6

Let me address the fifth question from my Part 1 post on the topic of your organisation creating and implementing an in-house MBA Programme for employees.


How does an organisation go about building an MBA and getting the commitment?

Let’s keep this answer simple

The question of commitment can only be led […]

Poetry Just for You – have you got your copy?


Poetry Just for You

Many thanks to all of you who have already purchased a copy of my book.

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There is a crack, a crack, in everything.

That’s how […]