Think Like a Fish

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… […]

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Stop Trying So Hard!

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 […]

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Pain + Reflection = Progress

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 […]

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It’s The Small Things

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. […]

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Mind Your Own Business

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 […]

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Entitlement – Good or Bad?

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 […]

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