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Tagged With: Adversity

How tough times helped shape Wales’ football manager

Chris Coleman has masterminded Wales’ greatest football achievement — reaching the semi-final of the Euro 2016. Yet the manager describes himself as a man who has had “more failures than I’ve had success”. Their journey into uncharted territory has been an uplifting tale, and the spirit of the adventure has resulted in Coleman’s stock rising to … Continue reading »

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World Twenty20: West Indies beat England

Although I am British born of Caribbean heritage, when it comes to the sport of Cricket there is always some sort of loyalty to to my mothers home country, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the Caribbean as a whole. The West Indies Cricket team’s win at the World Twenty20 over England is no exception. Let’s … Continue reading »

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Psychology of Motivations

At last weeks book signing in London I read a passage about one of the most traumatic days of my firefighting career form my book ‘Firefighting from within’. The chapter is called ‘Psychology of Motivations’ and you can see it on this months video blog (vlog). To learn more you can check out my book “Firefighting from within”, meanwhile … Continue reading »

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Overcoming adversity — a difficult journey

I’m just in the process of reflecting back on the past year before creating goals for the forthcoming year and I was thinking back to which section of my book “Firefighting from within“ was the most difficult for me to write and what topics were the most sensitive to me. Three chapters of my book came … Continue reading »

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