I was with a business client recently, and after our meeting I had a tour of their workplace where I unexpectedly came across a swimming pool… filled with Koi Carp fish! The conversation that followed was both fascinating and relevant to our previous conversations around business. As I learned, these fish can grow pretty big… […]Read More Think Like a Fish
I’ve always been an over-achiever. I’ve strived for perfection in everything I’ve done (and everything I do), and been relentless in my pursuit of achievement – of making a difference in the World in one meaningful way or another. I’ve also always believed that I can accomplish anything I put my mind to – have […]Read More Stop Trying So Hard!
Regardless of who you are, what walk of life you come from, or what future lies before you, you have experienced some sort of pain in your life – not for the first time, and certainly not for the last. Though, the question is not about the quality of the pain, but the quality of […]Read More Pain + Reflection = Progress
Kids are one of the most beautiful and life changing gifts a person can receive – so pure, so bright, so mouldable. Like with any relationship in life though, it’s a two way street. As parents, there is the potential for us to learn as much about ourselves as our children can learn from us. […]Read More It’s The Small Things
During my time as a 20 something, I had a profound sense that I would never make it to 30 years old. It was weird; almost like my ability to see my future past that point just stopped. It was a somewhat unnerving, yet serene experience – one I faced with a surreal kind of […]Read More I Never Thought I’d Make It To 30
Yeah – that’s right; I’m talkin’ to YOU! But I’m not saying what you think I’m saying. Rather than chastising you for poking your nose into areas of other’s lives that don’t concern you, I’m talking about running your own business. I am a firm believer in the concept of the modern ‘entrepreneur revolution’, as […]Read More Mind Your Own Business
Entitlement is a tricky subject these days, and it’s a word that often comes with negative connotations and pre-conceptions. Should a sense of entitlement be encouraged in children? What is the difference between someone with an attitude of entitlement, and someone without? On the face of it, I would guess that most of you would […]Read More Entitlement – Good or Bad?