Pareto has a plan for 2014

Posted on 10. Jan, 2014 by in Constructive living, Leadership, Re invent, Trends

I prefer the concept of “focus areas” to “resolutions”. To me, it is more about creating or tweaking a trend, than achieving a series of goals. Pareto’s 80/20 principle springs to mind. What are the few small changes in habits and routines you can make (20%) that will have the best impact (80%) on your  wellbeing […]

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Imperfection is cool

Posted on 17. Nov, 2013 by in Balance, Constructive living, Leaders toolbox, Leadership, Re invent

Do you also think everything has to be perfect? I understand the Japanese are known to strive for perfection.  It’s therefore apt that the concept of Wabi Sabi originated there. Wabi Sabi is the art of appreciation of imperfection; recognising and appreciating the story behind the scratch on the bumper, the vase that has been repaired, […]

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Your handicap could be your strength

Posted on 15. Jun, 2013 by in Constructive living, Leadership, Re invent

Your handicap could be your strength in business and life. Golf is an amazing game. I don’t play it but have observed much of it. To play you have a handicap, a measurement tool that highlights your strengths and weaknesses of the game. And then gives you a number. This number is deducted from your […]

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AAADS, is pronounced triple A, D, S

Posted on 21. May, 2013 by in Constructive living, Leadership, Re invent

AAADS stands for After Action, Adrenalin, Deficiency Syndrome (my creation and not found in medical journals). You cannot escape it and there is no antidote for it. But, you can ambush it! Life is made up of peaks and valleys, or, a series of sprints and then, a catch your breath time. Building up to […]

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From your baggage, pack your luggage

Posted on 05. May, 2013 by in Balance, Constructive living, Re invent

Have you noticed, the older we get, the more we collect baggage. It makes sense though, more experiences, memories, ailments, things and stories. Think of your favourite cupboard, the hoarding room in your house, desk drawer, under the stairs or in the loft and especially your garage. Not to mention your inbox and personal folders. Then […]

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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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