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

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

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My Top 20 Workplace Lessons

People are living longer than ever before. This means that we will be working for longer that we expect to. Current research reveals that the average expected lifespan of the Millennial Generation is 100 – 110 years (http://huff.to/1JkBT6w). That’s a Read More

Gremlins, Vampires and Superheroes

  After agonising for hours about how to position this blog piece (for fear of hurting anyone’s feelings), I decided to just have fun with it. But just in case of fragile egos, please note this important disclaimer: The characters Read More

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Five signs you’re an intrapreneurial employee

For most of my working life, I could never understand when my colleagues would expect the company (the nebulous spirit we all refer to when we use that term) to make their lives easier or give them meaning and happiness. Read More

Five Mindset Shifts That Will Turn You Into A Money Genius

Too many people dream of having more. Far too few take simple, practical steps to alter their financial future. I too, at one stage in my life, resented rich people who seemed to have it all. I bemoaned the fact Read More

Why Maturity Is The New Super Power

I caught myself typing “how to remove oil stains from satin” into the Youtube search bar when it hit me: “Oh my goodness! I’m fully adulting right now!” Gone are the days when I would take stain-ridden items of clothing Read More

How to leave a job (without the dramatic background exploding scene)

The moment has come again. It’s time to tender your resignation and take the next step in your career. Although this is something that you have been planning for (and most likely looking forward to), be prepared for a deluge Read More

The Secret Power of Stewardship

Stewardship. Not the sexiest word in the world. But its like a secret dynamite if you have it. You might recognise its fruit: a good work ethic;  accountability;  integrity. The modern day picture of a good steward is that guy Read More