a Blog by Florent Catau

  • Make it short!

    Make it short!

    Sometimes the less you say, the better.

  • Are you overwhelmed?

    Are you overwhelmed?

    Do you feel overwhelmed? Do you notice how common it is to feel overwhelmed these days? Family, job, health, the news, bills, children, romance, chores, security, paperwork, your boss, your friends, your employees, yourself… so many priorities feeding into a collective feeling that the hard rhythm will never stop. I feel inundated more often than I’d like to…

  • I’d like to travel on a ship

    I’d like to travel on a ship

    Sailing a vessel Twelve winds and seven vast seas We chase horizon

  • Routines are the pulse of life

    Routines are the pulse of life

    Like a heartbeat, they help the nutrients flow through your life to keep you healthy. I like my routines. They set a tempo and maintain a powerful rhythm – like the bass line through a music composition. It is not surprising that music and dance help to keep rhythm. It might be the reason why…

  • One Lesson Learned a Day

    One Lesson Learned a Day

    or Seven Skills I Honed in the Air Force Monday – Patience and Humility Tout vient à point à qui sait attendre After years of training and drilling, most pilots aim to be part of the action and to “finally” do the ultimate job we chose in the first place. It’s the type of career…

  • Telling Stories

    Telling Stories

    Scrombelerere Our lives are made of stories, this blog is a story and all civilizations are based on stories. Everybody loves a story. Storytelling raised every single one of us and helped us to grow-up. Like every one of you I love to hear, read, watch and experience stories. I like to tell stories too. Since…

  • People have forgotten how to be nice

    Being nice doesn’t mean that you always have to say yes. Being nice means that sometimes you have to say no… in a nice way. Being nice doesn’t mean that you only have to be kind when people agree with you or give you what you’re asking for. Being nice is also to accept in…

  • Things that matter…

    I wanted to share with you one of my professional experiences as a helicopter pilot. It was about twelve years ago in French Guiana. We used to regularly perform medevac flights during night hours since military personnel were the only ones allowed to perform such flights. Civilian helicopters were not authorized to do night flights back in…

  • Be inspired…

    Coincidence of the calendar since New York Fashion Week has just concluded… I wanted to share with you guys a glimpse into a moment. The kind of moment where art, beauty and happenstance come together and plunge you into a frenetic and prolific desire to express yourself.

  • I Don’t Trust You…

    no, I really don’t… But I can still learn from you. Films, Books, TV, Art, Social Media, Press, Blogs just like this one, Studies have never been so numerous and so accessible. This is Great! This is so exciting! This is physically exciting in fact. This post of Hugh McGuire on hbr.org – How Making…

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