Monthly Archives: June 2015

Circumstances … They have nothing to do with YOU.

We hear and use the word circumstances so often. We use terms like ‘under the circumstances’ or ‘if only my circumstances were different’, and both of those statements involve us making a choice. We must ask ourselves why we chose … Continue reading

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Raise the Minimum Wage? #SmartBusiness

In some cases YES … In most cases NO. The idea that productivity will increase if you increase the minimum wage is ludicrous and I am not saying that you shouldn’t pay people fairly. You should pay people more than fairly … Continue reading

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Our authentic jealous ‘Critical Leadership’ style needs to change!

I have often made the statement that we think and yes we can agree that we think, however the question is do we think about what we think about when we think? NO unfortunately we don’t. In this article I … Continue reading

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When is Your WORD an Agreement?

Agreements are contracts we make with ourselves or others that hold us accountable. In the old days a handshake would be the seal of the agreement and the entire agreement was based on trust. A contract, although exactly the same … Continue reading

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Why our Need to Judge Others?

Have you ever wondered why we have the spirit of judgement within us? Especially considering that, we know that we shouldn’t be judging others. The spirit of judgement has been given to us so that we notice the difference between … Continue reading

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Open Letter to the Youth in South Africa #YouthDay

Dear Youth of South Africa You are the future and I know that sounds like a cliché, but it is the absolute truth. Einstein once said that we cannot solve problems by using the same thinking we created the problems with. … Continue reading

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Simple Communication ‘NO’

Simplifying communication is achieved by taking a more direct approach to our communication, and saying what we are thinking. This often means simply communicating the obvious. Perhaps the biggest consideration may be that a NO, actually means NO. Photo credit: … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Success

Our lives are only successful when we can say that we have success in all the areas of our lives. We cannot say that we are a successful business or sports person until we have success in our relationships at … Continue reading

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Duplicatable Leadership

There are many Leadership theories and I want to propose another theory – although I think theories are just that (a theory). However, if you like theories and your thinking is stimulated by this approach, then here is another one for … Continue reading

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OPEN Leadership Talks

As a RuleBreaker and ChangeMaker, I challenge the status quo (in simple terms, that means looking for simplicity and better ways of doing what we do). The status quo is the system that we all grew up in, and the … Continue reading

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