April 20, 2021

Set SMART goals to get exactly what you want

I recently came across this definition of a goal: A goal is a dream with a deadline. The opposite is also true – A goal without […]
April 6, 2021

You are the filing clerk of your emotions

It is not easy to understand the intricate relationship between our thoughts and emotions. We know that thoughts trigger emotions and we know that emotional reactions […]
March 23, 2021

Once you feel it, you can heal it!

When stress hits home – to whatever degree – you know the symptoms. Whether it manifests as an uneasy stomach-ache or a dull headache, when it […]
March 2, 2021

Are you a frog in hot or cold water?

Stress is not always bad. Sometimes we need to be challenged to grow or to take a leap out of our comfort zones. Acute stress or […]
February 16, 2021

Take personal responsibility

I love learning from survivors and successful people. Matt Sweetwood, who is the author of the best-seller book Leader of the Pack, recently inspired me with […]
February 2, 2021

True leaders ask questions

Leaders all have different styles of leading. Some give instructions or direct their teams down to the minutest detail, others believe in a participatory style, and […]
January 19, 2021

Dealing with Difficult People

The French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre is known for the quote: “Hell is other people.” In one of his stage dramas, translated as “In camera”, three characters […]
January 5, 2021

Visualise with feeling

It’s a new year, new challenges, and goals. How can I achieve my goals? It is nothing new to hear that visualisation could help you achieve […]
December 8, 2020

You are not your achievements

Somewhere in our youth, we have learned that self-criticism is the way to self-improvement. I don’t buy into that any longer. Don’t get me wrong. I […]