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LESSON #14 – BE OPEN TO THE SPIRITUALITY OF THE CAMINO

Life and Business Lessons Learned From A Hike Across Spain, Step by Step I appreciate that some people may find this particular blog a little bit “woo woo”, however, I felt that I needed to share my experiences and the lessons learned from my many Camino trips. When you are a business to business (b2b)…

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LESSON #12 – IT’S OK TO SAY NO

Life and Business Lessons Learned From A Hike Across Spain, Step by Step I am a recovering “people pleaser”.  Perhaps it’s a British thing, or perhaps it is just the way that I was parented but it is certainly part of my DNA and it is not always a bad thing.  Being the type of…

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LESSON #11 – LEARN TO LISTEN MORE

Life and Business Lessons Learned From A Hike Across Spain, Step by Step If there is one thing that I am good at in this world it is talking! I am a terrible sufferer from “monkey mind” which basically means that I find it difficult to switch off my thoughts.  I struggle to meditate, I…

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LESSON #10 – LEARN TO BELIEVE!

Life and Business Lessons Learned From A Hike Across Spain, Step by Step We stayed the night in a rather large hostel in Astorga.  I didn’t sleep very well as the Korean guy in the bed opposite was sleep talking all night.  It wouldn’t have been so bad if I could have understood anything that…

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LESSON #9 – WHAT EXCESS BAGGAGE DO YOU CARRY IN LIFE?

Life and Business Lessons Learned From A Hike Across Spain, Step by Step Less is more.  Simples!  When I look back at the many Camino journies, it dawned on me that I had learned this lesson repeatedly and I am still not quite there.  On this amazing trail, you will find yourself evaluating two types…

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LESSON #8 – LEARN TO LOOK OUT FOR THE SIGNS IN LIFE

Life and Business Lessons Learned From A Hike Across Spain, Step by Step I smile to myself as I think back to all the signs that I have ignored in life because I had already invested too much money or time into a project.  Yes, I have built and sold a few successful businesses, but…

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LESSON #7 – LEARN TO DEAL WITH THE PAIN AND MOVE ON

Life and Business Lessons Learned From A Hike Across Spain, Step by Step Learning to deal with the pain is probably one of the hardest lessons I had to learn whilst walking the Camino.  As I sit down to type this chapter I find myself taking a deep breath as is to say “brace yourself,…

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LESSON #5 – MARCH TO THE BEAT OF YOUR OWN DRUM

Life and Business Lessons Learned From A Hike Across Spain, Step by Step In my business life, I am very driven.  I never really understood why joint ventures with other people didn’t really work out until the penny dropped whilst walking the Camino.  You need to march to the beat of your own drum.  When…

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