2005, 2022

Never compromise on integrity

By |May 20th, 2022|0 Comments

In your working life you will, unfortunately, be exposed to situations where your integrity will be challenged. It can happen very easily in situations such as:

Selling a product or service to a person or entity who does not need it
Having an affair of the heart, when you or they have a long term […]

610, 2021

Have a reason to jump out of bed every morning. Your Ikigai (pronounced Ick-ee-guy)

By |October 6th, 2021|0 Comments

Translated it means “life’s purpose”.  It is a holistic, altruistic way to see more meaning in your life.  Ikigai is also about finding joy, fulfilment, and balance in the daily routines of life. In other words, it is a guiding force.

The Japanese island of Okinawa, where Ikigai has its origins, is said to be home […]

2303, 2020

Why You Should Eat a Frog Every Morning

By |March 23rd, 2020|0 Comments

Mark Twain once said that if you eat a live frog first thing in the morning, you know that the rest of your day will be better because the worst is behind you. After all, you’ve already eaten a frog, what’s the worst that could happen?

Far too often we dread a task (Mark Twain’s frog), […]

2303, 2020

Controlling the wild beast — your email

By |March 23rd, 2020|0 Comments

Your email may be eating into your productivity. Here are some Golden Rules when managing your emails.

In any working week many of us are spending up to 20% of our time reviewing and processing emails.  In many cases workflow is simply being pushed around the organisation for no tangible gain.

Here are some rules to save […]

2303, 2020

Blue sky Fridays – making time to shape the future

By |March 23rd, 2020|0 Comments

Far too many of us are caught firefighting all the time. Never getting enough time to plan to make the future a better place.

During an overseas speaking tour, I was with a good friend one Sunday afternoon, visiting a church fair. We had run out of things to do.  Among the stalls was a person […]