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Love Wakes You Up To The Gift Of Life

Love Wakes You Up To The Gift Of Life

There is a lot of emotion around the area of our lives that we call relationships, and the reason for all that emotion is because we tend to make relationships life and death. We do that because whenever we enter into a relationship we come face-to-face with our deepest fears. Our partners, intimate and familial, […]

Manage Your Life, Not a List

Manage Your Life, Not a List

The expectations you set for yourself are sky-high: You want to dominate at work, be an exceptional provider for your family, stay in incredible shape and find ways to become more involved in your community. People often describe you as an “overachiever,” and, in the past, this title made you proud. But you’ve realized that […]

Adopt An Abundance Mindset

Adopt An Abundance Mindset

Have you ever been to a nice restaurant, had a delicious dinner in a beautiful environment with great service, then received a bill that nearly made you fall out of your seat? How did that change your mood? Did you walk out of the restaurant raving about the experience or lamenting over the bill? Why […]

It’s More Than Getting Your Goals Done

It’s More Than Getting Your Goals Done

What Do You Want And How Do You Get It? What does it take to achieve our goals or win? Do we have to attach ourselves to a specific outcome in order to achieve it, or is the enjoyment of the pursuit of that potential enough? If you want to achieve your goals, start by […]

Tips for Work-Life Balance

Tips for Work-Life Balance

Work-life balance is like a unicorn: no one knows whether it really exists, but vague hope persists. Balance is particularly difficult for entrepreneurs because we wear so many hats. More often than not, work-life balance is like a seesaw, with life on one end and work at the other. One side is always either up or down, […]

LOUD WHISPERS: Tears For The Victim. Cheers For The Survivor.

LOUD WHISPERS: Tears For The Victim. Cheers For The Survivor.

As she lost consciousness on the doomed Sosoliso flight on December 10th 2005, Kechi Okwuchi went into a deep void. She did not know exactly what had happened till she woke up in her hospital bed in Milpark Hospital, Johannesburg. Her condition was so bad that she had to be placed in an induced coma. […]

This Is The Truth: Only You Can Make Yourself Happy

This Is The Truth: Only You Can Make Yourself Happy

There are some things that, as adults, we can only rely on ourselves for. Nobody is going to put food into our mouths. Nobody is going to bathe us. And I’m pretty sure that next time I’m on the toilet, I can yell, “I’m finished! Wipe my butt!” until out of breath — but I’ll […]

How to Reverse Aging and Become Whoever You Want to Be

How to Reverse Aging and Become Whoever You Want to Be

In 1978, Ellen Langer, a Harvard psychologist, conducted an important study. She gave houseplants to two groups of nursing-home residents. One group was told they were responsible for keeping their plant alive, and that they had autonomy in their daily schedule. The other group was told that staff would care for their plant, and they […]

Want to Become the Best at What You Do?

Want to Become the Best at What You Do?

It doesn’t matter how good your strategy is, if you’re not skilled at what you do, that strategy won’t take you very far. As Jason Fried and DHH have said: “Many amateur golfers think they need expensive clubs. But it’s the swing that matters, not the club. Give Tiger Woods a set of cheap clubs […]

John Wooden’s 7-Point Creed: ‘Make Friendship a Fine Art’

John Wooden’s 7-Point Creed: ‘Make Friendship a Fine Art’

As you might recall, the fifth point in John Wooden’s Seven-Point Creed was, “Make friendship a fine art.” So it should come as no surprise that Coach Wooden included friendship as one of the blocks in the foundation of his Pyramid of Success, defining it as something that, “Comes from mutual esteem, respect and devotion. […]

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