Over 70% of our body is made of it, we can’t survive a week without it, and we can also learn a few lessons from it.
Here are six of the best:
Boiling water softens potatoes and hardens eggs. Its about what your made of; not your circumstances.
Don’t water the concrete. Nothing grows there. Stay focused on doing what matters most.
Don’t water yourself down, because you’ll be less palatable to yourself and cheating those who matter. Don’t water yourself down, simply because someone can’t handle you pure, undiluted and 100% proof.
At 211 degrees fahrenheit water doesn’t do very much, but at 212 degrees its boils and produces steam which can power trains weighing over 500 tons. That’s a change in temperature of less than half a percent. Small differences in behaviour can create huge changes in results.
Ships don’t sink because of the water around them. They sink because of the water that gets in them. Be careful who you let into your head. And finally,
When life pees on you, remember the words of Billy Connolly who said, “Todays rain, is tomorrows whisky.”
Journalist: Mr. Trump. Is it true that you had a fire at your home?
Mr. Trump: Yes its true. There was a fire at my house. No one was hurt, but sadly the library burned down and both books were lost. I hadn’t even finished colouring one of them in.
• Apparently RSVP’ing back “maybe next time” to a wedding invite isn’t the correct response.
As well as being a recognised authority on personal branding and peak performance, Sunil is a critically acclaimed author and blogger. His corporate experience includes roles as Head of Talent on behalf of Vodafone Group, Santander (UK) and Cable & Wireless Europe. Sunil has also run a multi-million pound recruitment business, and is a Non Executive Director. Sunil’s first degree in Sports Science and Psychology fuelled his passion for the psychology of human achievement and well-being. As well as possessing an MBA, he is a qualified Psychotherapist and Executive Coach.
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