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Developing your people to enhance your customers experience

Are you a sprouting success?

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Marie Cross

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One man from Warwickshire had a crazy idea that sprouted out of thin air…

Stuart Kettel from Balsall Common, West Midlands decided to embark on a mission to push a Brussels sprout up Mount Snowdon using only his nose!

He trained for this challenge by pushing a sprout around his garden with nothing but his snout!

Is he sprout of control…..!?

He didn’t just hurt his nose though - he injured his arms, legs, knees, feet and neck in his efforts to push a sprout up to the summit of Mount Snowdon.

He might be mad, although he succeeded and reached the peak of 1,085m in just 3 days! His aim was to raise a total of £5000 for Macmillan Cancer Support and is still counting his pennies raised for the charity.

Read this unusual story for yourself…

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-coventry-warwickshire-28621775

So what’s the lesson for us this week? 

Well apart from the obvious – that practice, with some constructive feedback from a great ‘sprouting’ coach or mentor, makes perfect – setting goals that stretch us outside our comfort zone is the only way we’ll get to the top of that mountain!

Have a great week – and keep FIT!

FIT Tip of the week

Remember - Belief is the ignition switch that gets us off the launching pad!



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Marie has spent her entire working life within the frontline customer service and telesales environment - passionate about the industry, the people in it and their untapped potential! A highly respected and dynamic training professional and inspirational coach, she 'wakes and shakes' individuals to want to be better and achieve more!


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