Today’s coaches are challenged with the recurring task of weaving threads from several disciplines into a tapestry that is fit for purpose in helping their clients learn and succeed. In this sense, the coach has to become a discriminating eclectic, developing a keen sense of judgment to select which threads are best woven into the fabric and those that it would be better to simply throw away. Coaching for Leadership is intended to be a cherished companion in that learning journey presented by the world’s greatest coaches.
Paul Williams is an alcoholic. Tracey Jackson is not. But together, these two close friends have written Gratitude and Trust, a book designed to apply the principles of the recovery movement to the countless people who are not addicts but nevertheless need effective help with their difficulties and pain. Williams, the award-winning songwriter, actor, and performer, has embraced a traditional alcoholism recovery plan for more than two decades of sobriety.
"Just what I needed!"
Is the top still spinning? Was it all a dream? In the world of Christopher Nolan's four-time Academy Award-winning movie, people can share one another's dreams and alter their beliefs and thoughts. Inception is a metaphysical heist film that raises more questions than it answers: Can we know what is real? Can you be held morally responsible for what you do in dreams? What is the nature of dreams, and what do they tell us about the boundaries of "self" and "other"?
"for fans of Inception"
Four episodes of the ever-popular BBC Radio 4 panel game chaired by Nicholas Parsons, which showcases Peter Jones, one of the series' key players. Peter Jones is one of Just a Minute's well-loved contestants, whose warmth, wit and skill made him a pleasure and delight to listen to. These episodes showcase his highlights - the moments which reveal Peter Jones at the very top of his game.
Nicholas Parsons and Paul Merton introduce Ian Messiter's four classic archive episodes of the ever-popular comedy panel game. Just as uproariously funny - and terrifically popular - today as when it first began on BBC Radio 4 in 1967, Just a Minute challenges contestants to speak for one minute on a given subject without repetition, hesitation or deviation.
Although their publication is of great renown, what is less well known are the tragic circumstances, domestic and personal, behind the partnership of Charles and Mary. The Lamb family was London born and bred, bohemian and penniless. A combination of poverty and stress drove Mary insane, and she committed a shocking crime. Charles saved her from prison and promised he would always take care of her.
Celebrating 50 years of Just a Minute on air, a collection of previously unpublished episodes from each of the programme's six decades, from 1967 through to the special Christmas 2016 programme Just a Minute Does Panto! Nicholas Parson chairs every programme, with a plethora of guest players, including Kenneth Williams, Derek Nimmo, Peter Jones, Paul Merton, Graham Norton, Gyles Brandreth and Sheila Hancock.