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The Seven Slowest Ways To Ruin Your Life

Ruining one’s life is not something most people consciously set out to do. Most people want to achieve success in life. There is an inner drive to excel, to achieve your potential, to have your life count for something. As Read More

Finding The Fun In Your Work

We’re all tempted to press the snooze button one too many times on days we feel like we can’t face the office. Work is challenging, it can be rewarding – but it’s not going to be something that makes you Read More

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Don’t Let Regret Eat Your Joy

As long as you are living and breathing on this planet, you are guaranteed to face regret. To regret something is to “feel sad, repentant, or disappointed over (something that has happened or been done, especially a loss or missed Read More

Finding a mid year check-in mechanism that works for you

Most people project their wishful thinking into a bucket of New Years Resolutions… which, if not followed by basic personal development skills, eventually falls out of the holes of could’ve, would’ve, should’ve… But if you’re reading this blog, you’re not Read More

A letter to the fatherless

Father’s Day is not a joyous celebration for everyone. For many, it is a bittersweet, mostly painful reminder of what’s missing in their lives. As people scroll through all the dad love on social media, there are many silent observers Read More

The Secret to Personal Progress

I don’t know whether you’ve realised this yet – or whether you’re still learning this life truth: you can’t figure life out on your own. I think I’ve always known this to some degree but I didn’t always know how Read More

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Finding your voice in the workplace

(This post is dedicated to my sister, who like me, is learning to amplify her voice in the corporate arena). We all have an intrinsic need to be heard. We want to know that our opinion matters. In the corporate Read More

Not just the #RedTieGuy

I can’t believe that I’m writing this today. When I last wrote about Mikhail Hendricks, it was in the present tense. I’d just seen him at an event, where I placed him at the table with the Rector of the Read More

7 Leadership Traits We Can All Learn

Leaders are not born. They are made by the choices they constantly make. Every person has the ability to learn to become a leader. We have to lead our own lives, otherwise we will be led by others. Servant leadership Read More

Defeating The Workplace Passive Aggressor

We spend a third of our lives sleeping, a third of our lives working and the last third is left for doing everything else! This life ratio means that we spend more time with our work colleagues than we do Read More