I posted a while ago on ‘if you’re in the room be in the room’ – Nigel Risners catchphrase.  The title of this post is also one of the themes he uses – what do you see in that collection of letters?  What does it say to you?

Scroll down to read on only once you’ve decided…









So what did you see?

Was it the positive – OPPORTUNITY  IS  NOW  HERE?  And the glass is half full?

Or was it the negative – OPPORTUNITY  IS  NOWHERE?  And the glass is half empty?

Multiple times over the past 10 years scientists have shown that optimists live longer, healthier lives than pessimists.  So in true Monty Python style – always look on the bright side of life!

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”  Winston S. Churchill

(Picture credit – NLP THIRTEEN)

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  1. Was out walking my dog when you’re email came through and I have to say (maybe being a seasoned NLPer) I got it straight away!

    Opportunity is indeed everywhere.
    Thank you. Happy Friday!!!

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