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One word

Posted by  GeoffBrown —August 30, 2011
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Recently I did some work with my good friend Chris Corrigan. Chris is working with one of his clients to explore deeply the concept of ‘Welcome’ and what it means for their daily work practices and the principles that guide the way they work. Here in Fiji they have a word for hello which extends to a full welcome when said in the true Fijian way … “Bula!” Bula is said by the welcomer with eye contact and a smile. It is spoken with a resonate “B” that comes from deep inside. It makes the Welcomee feel part of something …

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Gone SUP’ing

Posted by  GeoffBrown —August 26, 2011
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I’ve swapped the fishing rod for StandUp Paddle Boards and goggles/snorkels … yes, I am on family vacation and will return home on September 9th. See you when I get back. Tropically warm regards from Geoff

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The weekly reboot

Posted by  GeoffBrown —August 17, 2011
Filed in Being Present

In exactly 6 days we are taking a family holiday. 3 weeks in Fiji will be bliss and we also get to hang out with our neighbors – who are volunteering in Fiji for 5 months. In exactly 6 days, I will also be celebrating the 1 year anniversary of my right-knee surgery! After 12 months of rehab, exercise and many moments of grief … I’ve just had my first whole month without any episodes of pain or swelling! I have also taken my first, tentative steps back to the karate dojo. There are certain kicks and spins that I …

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From pictures 2 colors 2 words-of-the-day

Posted by  GeoffBrown —August 3, 2011
Filed in Being Present

There’s an iPad app called Adobe Ideas and it’s very cool! Take a photo and it identifies the main colors and create a color palette for the drawing tool. Here’s a photo of a coffee tabletop at home … From this a color palette is created so that I can create this word map. This is a collection of words that came to mind as I reflected on my day.

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OH&S

Posted by  GeoffBrown —August 2, 2011
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I couldn’t resist … my background as a Health and Safety Consultant make these images as funny and they are scary! We men seriously over estimate our capacity to do things and remain safe!

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