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Energetic cheques

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Energetic cheques

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In the movie ‘Top Gun’, Tom Cruise’s character, Maverick, is berated by his superior with the words:

‘your ego is writing cheques your body can’t cash’

Whilst the language is somewhat more pointed than I generally use (these days, at least), this succinctly conveys a perennial difficulty in the way many of us navigate the world. What I can imagine immediately, greatly outstrips what I can quickly achieve. (more…)