Who is smarter? You, or your smart phone?

Posted on 28. Apr, 2013 by in Balance, Constructive living

Well, to start off with, if you don’t have smart phone, your disqualified…… The computers in our hands are getting smarter by the day, are we keeping up? It’s only a tool though. A great one I give you that, but it should be under your control. A smart phone is benign. It cannot steal […]

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When is enough, indeed enough?

Posted on 25. Apr, 2013 by in Balance, Constructive living, Re invent

Since a near death experience years ago…I’ve been pondering this question and although I don’t have the answers yet, I am aware and conscious thereof. We buy cars that are marked 220km/h, with a speed limit of 120km/h, why do we need that much? I cannot wait for the next model Blackberry, yet I don’t […]

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Congratulations, you are a leader, yes, You

Posted on 19. Apr, 2013 by in Constructive living, Leadership

Here’s a radical thought, everyone is a leader. As soon as you can make decisions that affect yourself, you’ve become a leader. You start leading your life, which is clearly where the “lead your life” saying must come from. What is different though, is the nature, scope and relevance of everyone’s leadership roles, the position […]

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How not to lead

Posted on 17. Apr, 2013 by in Leadership, New terms

My Grandfather was a chess champion. Trying to follow in his footsteps when I was at school, I often sought his counsel. I will always remember himĀ giving me a book “How not to play Chess” as a gift. Of all the different ways to do something, whether playing chess or in leadership, I think there […]

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A leader has two ears

Posted on 14. Apr, 2013 by in Leadership

No seriously, the most successful leaders have two ears and only one mouth…have you noticed? The art of listening with intent and thoughtfulness is indeed unique. I suppose its difficult because our brain works considerably faster than the speed people speak. So, while we are listening, we are already preparing either the next question or […]

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He that knows the way

Posted on 12. Apr, 2013 by in Constructive living

I remember my grand father fondly. He had a trademark saying which went like this…He that knows the way and does not walk it, will be hit hard… The trouble with this saying is that it holds you personally accountable for what you do…hectic. The more information you have and the more that becomes knowledge […]

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