My friend has ambitions of turning his grassy backyard into a vegetable garden. But if I remember rightly, it’s been a couple of years now. It turns out that just having the best seeds isn’t all it takes to grow a garden. The soil has to be fertile or made fertile. It could be that […]
In recent years, I have discovered that I have a craving for nature. I am a sucker for strolls in leafy green surroundings. I find this the perfect place to get some cognitive space, away from the charivari of life. But my quest for solitude is not always successful because, as it turns out, a lot […]
Have you got a problem? Whether it be a stain on your shirt, dandruff, heart burn, a weight problem, a bad habit you want to break, here’s the thing: If a product really IS the solution, is there really a need for a NEW AND IMPROVED version ? I can guarantee you that there will always be […]
“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 […]
Yes, I’m back! And 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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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.
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 you are working hard but not getting the results you want, it may be that you are not following this one rule I share in this post. The problem with life Life is random. If we let it, it discourages us to succeed because there is no script it follows. If we just respond […]
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 […]