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 […]
Brains VS Brawn I’m sure you’ve heard it suggested or even explained with great conviction that in life you have to choose between the two. You may have heard that brawns particularly are cultivated at the expense of brains. It maybe that this was based on the anecdotal evidence that some sporting personalities seem to […]
What do Leonardo Da Vinci, Michaelangelo and Galileo Galilei have in common? Yes, they are considered to be great thinkers, inventors, artists, ahead of their time maybe. But what else? They all played an instrument.
3 strategies and tips to be a productive powerhouse. And they cost nothing!
It has been said that life begins outside your comfort zone, or that the magic happens outside our comfort zone, but what does that really mean? Is it another cliché devoid of real substance? My experience is that it’s not. Let me explain.
If we don’t have this skill, everything takes us longer and is harder. Yet it is simple to cultivate. Everyone can do it.
Two of your friends get together and you thought they never liked each other. Somebody gets promoted and you thought management saw them as disruptive. Someone you know always seems to turn everything s/he touches into a success, even with little education or prior experience. Do you sometimes feel you’ve been missing something, or is […]
If you are a creative, I bet you’re familiar with the following scenario. You’re staring at the screen or blank piece of paper, but your brain isn’t coming up with the goods. The screen/paper is staring back at you. You hold your head in desperation, even massage it, as if it were Aladdin’s magic lamp! In today’s post, I […]
“Right time, right place” We have grown to love having everything easy . We get our food from the supermarket shelves. If we choose to, we can just zap it in the microwave, or even have it cooked and delivered to us. Our clothes are washed for us at the press of a button. We […]
So…. Are you outdated or updated in your thinking? Is your knowledge about productivity, creativity and entrepreneurship helping your results or hampering them? Take the quiz then prepare to have 5 common myths in the aforementioned fields busted in front of your eyes in a couple of posts. But for now… 5 questions, 5 minutes! […]
It’s an ever changing, result driven, productivity obsessed world… We constantly need to adapt…Double quick! How do we cope ? By using shortcuts, making quick judgements, resorting to “life hacks” sometimes. This is actually an instinctive thing our brain does, but at the risk of not always being accurate. Experience your brain doing it while […]
Do you think that making lists is for a particular type of person: the CEO, his /her secretary, or -I’m being politically incorrect here- the plain boring individual, with a life devoid of spontaneity or creativity? I certainly did at one time. Would it surprise you to know that even for a creative, having a […]