Your teachers insist that you get that degree to ensure you get a good job. There is no other way, they say. Your family and friends are telling you why you can’t suceeed at this passion project you have. TV programmes tell you how the rich are getting richer, the poor poorer and convince you […]
“Sorry, I was taking you home!” I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve said that. Maybe you know what I’m talking about here. In case you don’t, let me explain, nothing dodgy here. This normally happens when I’m giving a friend a ride. Next thing I know, we’re deep in conversation and I’ve switched to […]
Your brain is incredibly fast. It has been estimated to process 200 million billion bits of data per second! No matter how fast a reader you are, while your eyes are following each word, your brain makes sense of it, as well as countless other cues in your environment. You’re probably not even aware of […]
Where has the year gone!!! Time flies when you’re having fun…even when you’re not having fun actually. Maybe each year is a bit too much the same as the previous one. Maybe we want some change. We all want progress. This is the idea behind new year resolutions. It’s certainly a good start. To have […]
Yes, struggle is good news. Most of the time. This might sound a crazy thing to say in a day and age when convenience is all the rage. We are accustomed to being able to do pretty much everything easily, from the comfort of our home if we want to: shopping (grocery or otherwise), learning […]
Do you relate? Your company has gained new clients, with their different quirks and demands you are trying to get to grips with. There’s also new staff to train. Workload seems to have doubled. Morale at the office is at an all time low. That’s where I was at a few years back. Snowed under, […]
The double edge sword of the information age: Never has it been so easy to access data on just about everything under the sun. On the flipside never has it been so difficult to distinguish the fine wine from the substandard, the substance from the fluff , let alone to choose from countless viable options. […]
You probably heard it before: If you want it bad enough, you will get there. Well… The flaw in this statement is this: NOONE experiences motivation that lasts until they reach their goal. Every entrepreneur, athlete, artist has had moments when they wanted to give up. Because…
It’s a global phenomenon in the western world: an increasing number of employees feel disengaged at work. They clock in, clock out, check in, but feel checked out. The workload is there, ever amounting. There is always more to do but they don’t feel any motivation to do it. What’s happened?
3 reasons to stop overthinking things.
Got an online business? Does your work involve social media management? Going on holiday or want to focus on something else for a while? Or maybe you just want to spend less time on social media? Wouldn’t it be great if you could automate your social media management? Well you can! I’m not just talking about linking […]
A few weeks back, I heard of a supermarket chain seeing a dip in their profits and losing market share to a discount supermarket chain. I then thought “Well, why don’t you follow suit and really lower your prices?” Don’t all supermarkets do that at some point? I hear you say. It certainly looks this […]