Generous Patience in the Mountains

    Tulupi, a beautiful name for a wonderful young lady, living high up in the mountains of a Pacific Island. Her personality and cheerfulness were contagious, although her body distorted with weak legs that had hounded her from … [Read more]

Businesses need Values

People have interacted through business over countless centuries. Life depends on a wide range of partnerships between individuals. The complex network within a community anywhere in the world makes a fascinating study. This business sector … [Read more]

Do you have a spirit of generosity?

generous spirited

Do you have a spirit of generosity? Guest post from Coach Kevin, May 7th, 2012 Think of the past week: What person or business did you deal with that was really memorable? Which category were they from? What made them so memorable? Coach … [Read more]

Amazon Book Ideas

This is my Amazon Store, which provides lists of business books you might find useful as recommended by Amazon. When  you order books through this page then the funding comes to ShortonIdeas.       … [Read more]

How many people have you talked to today?


  This is maybe a surprise question but I believe an important one. Taking time to engage meaningfully with others – such as staff in shops and supermarkets –  is very important to everyone. The bank, which I use here in the UK, encourages … [Read more]

Starfish Malawi – an amazing project

Starfish Malawi CD

It was special to spend time greenlighting with the Founder of Starfish Malawi a few years back.  Chris was in the early stages of setting up this excellent project. Things have really developed and expanded well over the past few years. The … [Read more]