Tag Archives: Family

Distant Vacation…

I am on vacation. I love vacations but I’m not very good at being on vacation. When asked the difference between me being on vacation or me being at work – my answer was ‘wearing shorts’. That’s not a good … Continue reading

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Exceptional Strategy…

I was travelling last Sunday. Not uncommon but not often. I avoid Sunday travel wherever possible. Most of my travel is to the US which means mid-late morning flights from Heathrow. So a Sunday departure inevitably involves a 7:00am pick … Continue reading

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Thinking Father…

It is Father’s Day today. And I miss my dad. Becoming a father was the most incredible, most wonderful and – at times – most scary thing ever. My children impress me and amaze me. They inspire me and fill … Continue reading

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Selling Sales…

Washington DC. I have been there several times…but up until last week the closest I have been to seeing any famous site was from the airplane window coming into land at Reagan airport. Three visits – best I can remember … Continue reading

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Passing Stories…

It was my mother’s funeral yesterday – five weeks after my dad’s. It was another long day, but it was such a memorable day. A day with a beautiful ceremony involving all of her children and all of her grandchildren. … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day…

I had to travel to the North of England at short notice last Sunday. One of my sisters called to say that my mother was not well. I cancelled my scheduled US trip and caught a train. As my wife … Continue reading

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Breathe Deeply…

She was out of reach but I could see her. I was standing up at the front of the room and she was sat three rows back next to my two children. I felt strong. Proud. Together…but alone. I hadn’t … Continue reading

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