“Where do you see yourself in 5 years?” This was my least favourite question in job interviews a while back. I felt like my answers were phoney because whatever I set out to do never seem to materialise. I was still figuring out this messy thing called life and was mainly reacting to it. But […]
The recent loss of a dear friend has jolted me back to a reflective, even moody mood (no pun intended). He was one of my mentors. He opened my mind up to possibilities I didn’t know existed. He also helped me with a long standing problem of mine: I tend to live in the past. […]
Following my own advice, I went on a purge in my email inbox. I unsubscribed from a few peeps. Then lo and behold! I subscribed to more! What happened? Well the peeps I kept were introducing various other peeps and I got intrigued. This made me think deeper about the reason why I should go […]
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 […]
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?
Have you heard Aesop’s fable, the Fox and the cat? A fox and a cat are discussing ways to escape their predators. The cat has only one trick. The fox brags about having a whole bag of tricks.
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.
New day, new week and new month! I thought I would share with you 3 videos that can make a huge difference to your life as they have mine. This is my gift to you, to help you have a brilliant week, month, year! They are 20 minutes long each so you might want to […]
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 […]