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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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July 2021


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Where was the misunderstanding?

People whom you depend on can sometimes let you down.

Had we a clear understanding between the parties involved as to what was to be delivered?

Were we expecting too much from the other person (s)?

Clarity is an important word – very often not discussed as we […]

The 5 States of Success

Brendan Foley

WOW! It’s finally here! It is with the greatest pleasure that I have been asked to invite you to join Brendan Foley for the launch of his new book The 5 States of Success at 6:30pm on Tuesday 6th of September, in Dubray Books, Blackrock Shopping Centre, Co Dublin Ireland.


Getting Distracted

Take That Road

Some days I feel I am distracted from what I should be doing in my life.  Having to deal with issues that in the long term don’t really matter to anyone.  We think they do, I feel and know they don’t.  In fifty years time will anyone even speak […]

Answer Inside

Answer Inside

When we are at a distance it is often thought but not said

If my arms are too far away to hold you then what shall I do?

If my thoughts are of you yet you cannot feel them what shall I do?


Making Training Happen –Part 1

Unless learning is valued and evaluated in your business making training happen will always be an uphill struggle. Organisations whose learning is not equal to or greater than the rate of change within their environment will find it difficult to survive.

6 Ways to recognise that learning is not valued in a Company

Training […]

Distraction or Attraction

What will attract you to get the things you need to get done this week?

I was again going over all the things I must tackle this week while having a shower this morning.

What will distract me from getting these things I need done?

Maybe it is the distraction I should pay more […]

As we come we go

We enter our world surrounded by people of all ages and we exit this world in similar circumstances.  During the course of our lives we seem to ignore or not value people of different ages, why?  We have preconceived ideas about young kids, teenagers’ young adults, the mid forties, the over sixties and older.


What has this week been about?

Failing is important in our lives for it teaches us many lessons.  Making a success of something is hard, the easy part is all you have to do is to try.

Taking risks, getting up again, seeking courage and strength, self belief, standing up for yourself are all the hard parts.

Sometimes we need […]

You learn from your friends

What was the first joke you heard as a child that you could not tell your parents and who told you?

Mine was told to me by a friend in school it was – Did you hear about the sexy mechanic, he was caught looking up a Mini

I am sure we all have […]