“If you had a patient that was ill, and there was a pill which they could take, which would in return save their life. But they had to take that pill and stand still there for 20 minutes a day. Would you expect them to do that?” the doctor replied yes to my question. “What if the patient was yourself? would you do that?” the doctor stared at me in surprise, then answered, “yes, yes I would.” I was asked to speak at a seminar to a group of Doctors in training to become specialists as such in a … [Read more...] about 20 minutes to save a life By John Rahme
“There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do” – Derek Jeter “So, what do you think you need to change or do better at training?” I ask this young enthusiastic athlete. This question came about when I was engaged to help and guide a young athlete with all the potential in the world, set some goal planning both in his sport and in his personal life. And with most young athletes, they do incredibly well with regurgitating things … [Read more...] about PLAY TRAIN – By John Rahme Part 2
“Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savoured.” Earl Nightingale Since mid-2015 I have unfortunately suffered from strong and crippling attacks of pain to an area of my body which leads me to be the local emergency ward. I am so familiar with this pain, that … [Read more...] about 1002 THINGS THAT I DON’T KNOW – STILL LEARNING – BY JOHN RAHME.
Driving back into the city of Sydney after watching a game of rugby league with two good friends of mine and one of their friends whom I just met and seemed to be a really nice quite softly spoken fellow. We enter a surrounding suburb called Surry hills only 5 minutes away from the heart of Sydney, arriving at our destination. We were planning on having a couple of beers, well they were, and then head home. We arrive at the front of the establishment, there is no parking close by. I drive back … [Read more...] about We don’t leave anyone behind- PART 1 – CULTURE By John Rahme
He stands looking at the loaded bar. His mindset is positive. His belief and confidence in his ability is focused. “I will lift this” A statement using correct language is made. In front of the bar he stands, making his way to the bar, he places both hands wide on the bar. His hands tighten around the bar. A forward step he takes dipping under the bar and jams his traps as hard as he can into the bar. His position is good, standing up, the bar is lifted off the Monolift and now the load is … [Read more...] about THE GOOD AND THE GETTING BETTER. Part 3
OPEN SOMEONE’S DOOR By John Rahme 6am. I’m leaving the café. In my hand I have what I call my heart starter for the day. One coffee to go. Walking toward the door, simultaneously a gentleman is exiting. The gentleman is on my right side as we walk to our exit. Myself, I’m eager to get the heart starter to my mouth in order for the caffeine to start doing the job it has being chosen to do, to wake me up. I take notice that the gentleman who was beside me has items in both hands. I reach … [Read more...] about OPEN SOMEONE’S DOOR
“You cannot force change, but change must be forced” “What do you plan and intend on doing for yourself and for the team to ensure a good outcome for the game this week?” I asked. “Yeah, Nah,….I’m hoping that I can get out there and try to give it my best, you know,…… do my best I guess, that’s well,…. you know,….. What I’m looking to do.” If I asked you, if you thought or believed that this above statement sounded like it came from someone that was overly confident and raring to play, what … [Read more...] about THE GOOD AND THE GETTING BETTER. Part 2
“What is it that you see when you look at the painting? what story does the painting tell you?” I asked the gentleman sitting opposite of me in my lounge room. Sitting in the lounge room with a gentleman who has being a client of mine for the last couple of months, who’s profession is an athlete. We were going through their belief and his belief system, which he had developed from a very young age from all different influences and encounters. We were in the process of defining or re defining … [Read more...] about “A ten-person painting”. PART 2 – CULTURE By John Rahme.
Many years ago, I read a book and in this book, was a chapter on Henry Ford. The chapter gave a very detailed description of Henry Ford’s life achievements and character. The story takes us into a courtroom where Henry Ford was suing a journalist whom he believed defamed him. The journalist basically claimed and called Henry ford unintelligent, basically dumb and stupid. Henry Ford was not a smart man, claimed the journalist. Henry Ford is in the stand and was being questioned by the … [Read more...] about MISS THE TREE BY JOHN RAHME