For many, 2020 will be remembered as the first year of a global pandemic, when our lives changed forever. For the Miller family, the highs and lows of 2020 meant that the global health crisis was simply a backdrop to an extraordinary year of financial and health challenges that we never could have expected. The list below captures some of the many agonies and ecstasies of a year to never be forgotten.
Happiness is…your wife receiving a clear brain scan, less than 6 months after her brain tumour was removed!
The challenges of 2020 have been deep and far reaching for me and my family. More than anything, these challenges have helped me appreciate the friends and family around the world who support us, and most importantly the extraordinary resilience and optimistic spirit of my wife, Fiona. The list of facts below don’t even begin […]
As the world hopes, plans and prepares for life after Covid-19, I have been inspired to watch CliftonStrengths Coaches and Advocates build momentum to assist their communities and organisations by leveraging their natural talent and helping others do the same. About 5 years ago, my Input, Activator and Learner created a library of over 1200 […]
In 2010, I had the privilege of being introduced to CliftonStrengths when I joined Gallup as a Senior Consultant. Within months, I had read Gallup’s entire library of Strengths publications (Strengths-Based Leadership by Tom Rath is my hands down favourite), and committed myself to a career as a Strengths Coach. More recently, Peter Cook sent me […]
With the shock of Global, National and Local lockdowns around the world, the sporting landscape has changed dramatically in the last few months. While recreational sports involving social distancing seem to be acceptable in many parts of the world, competitive sport, especially team contact sports, may represent unnecessary risks for Covid-19 spread for some time. […]
The world is currently in a challenging place, not helped by fear taking over control from rational decision making. Winston Churchill once said, “Fear is a reaction. Courage is a DECISION.” So what will you decide to do – for your family, for your business, for your customers? Every crisis has a silver lining in […]
In September 2017, following 22 years of employment in the pharmaceutical and management consulting industries, I had the courage to establish ChrisMillerCoaching when my mindset took a giant leap from ‘safely employed and following a semi-predictable career’ to ‘self-employed and riding a roller coaster every single day’! One of the ways my mindset has changed […]
I LOVE music on so many levels – the artistry, the genius, the power of a great lyric. With music now streaming, albums are becoming less and less relevant, and yet the top artists around the world, today as in the past, are able to build a collection of music that tell a story, or […]
I often reflect on the power of Hopes, Dreams, Goals and Intentions during the turn of the year. As the year and decade come to an end, here are a few of my key intentions for 2020 and beyond… Support family near and far to make Dreams become a reality (including a fantastic family reunion […]