Cashflow 101: Learning to Receive

Yesterday I ran this year’s first Cashflow 101 game for my clients. It turned into a beautiful sunny day which was just as well as we were playing in my garden office. I have written before how powerful these games are for all concerned, including for myself as banker/facilitator. I absolutely know that this is the most powerful work I do as a coach and mentor in the area of money and wealth creation and yesterday’s main learning for all of us seemed to be around being happy to receive. All the players were women, this may be irrelevant, but […]

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What Can We Learn From Playing Games?

My best friend from school, Leslie Scott, invented Jenga.   You have probably played it, you will almost certainly have heard about it.   I was Leslie’s accountant and you can read that story in Leslie’s book called About Jenga. Leslie loves games.   Generally, I hate them but we don’t let it spoil our friendship! I do love Jenga obviously, its fun.   And another one of hers is Ex Libris and I enjoy this even more and its for you especially if you love books and words.   Check out Leslie’s Oxford Games site for Ex Libris. Educationalists would, I am sure, tell me about […]

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What Do I Want? What Do I Really, Really Want?

One thing you discover when you are bereaved is that – unbelievably – the sun goes on rising and setting. And so it is in The Fertile Void.   Sunrise. Sunset. Sunrise. Sunset.  Day after day.   I start to get back into TV courtesy of BBC iplayer. Not a good thing.   Its all very relaxing and enjoyable but it sucks all the creativity out of me and actually I often end up resentful.   And I even got sucked into stuff I love too – 24, Grey’s Anatomy, The Good Wife, Glee, QI, Jonathan Ross, Over the Rainbow and BGT.   Thank Goodness […]

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