What makes a great performance great? Have you ever been told that you hold so much promise? That you have a lot of potential? When you hear that, how do you feel? In my own life I was tired of hearing it because nothing seemed to change as the days and subsequent years sailed by. … Continue reading Talent and Promise Won’t Get You Results Without This…
If you had the resources to accomplish something great in the world, what would you do? I came across that question in a Strategy and Business article with a title that sucked me in: 40 Chances to Realize Your Goals by Susan Cramm, leadership coach and author. Goal setting and goal achieving have always been … Continue reading What Are You Going to Do With the Chances You Have Left?
Has anyone ever asked you that question? I mean really? Would it be okay if life got easier? It sounds preposterous doesn’t it? Life is supposed to be a struggle. If anything comes too easily we look at it sideways with much suspicion. What’s the catch? Where’s the hidden camera? I’m being punked right now … Continue reading Would it be Okay if Life Got Easier?
“Do you remember the day you discovered your life wasn’t going to turn out quite the way you thought?” This is the first line of the chapter called REALITY in the book PLAN B by Pete Wilson. It got me thinking about all my plans for my life. It got me thinking about the plans … Continue reading What Do You Do When You Have to Turn to Plan B?
then You’re Lowering the Bar on Your Business - published in the Trinidad and Tobago Newsday Thursday June 27 2013 “If you decide that you’re going to do only the things you know are going to work, you’re going to leave a lot of opportunity on the table.” – Jeff Bezos, Amazon Founder and CEO Many … Continue reading If You’re Uncomfortable with Experimenting…
“I could write a book about what is wrong with Trinidad and Tobago, but I could fill a library about what is good about it”. My friend and colleague Nigel Wall had this up recently as his Facebook status – inspired by Charlie ‘Tremendous’ Jones accomplished speaker and writer (with over 5000 seminars under his … Continue reading A Trinbagonian’s strength is his character
Sixteen days now into the New Year – how are things shaping up for you so far? Do you think it's too early in the year to consider this question? If you already feel despondent and hopeless about your future – listen up! What do you think is going to make you live your best … Continue reading MRS BIG STUFF…Who do you think you are?
A Chinese aphorism states: "The wise individual's friendship is as light as water. The small minded person's relationship is as sticky and sweet as honey." A couple years ago I decided to end a friendship. I found the relationship to be very draining - the person to be sometimes reproachful. I remember another friend voicing … Continue reading Wine and Meat vs. Rum and Roti
There is a beautiful song by Tuck and Patti called Dream that I loved the first time I ever heard it. It's all about turning our dreams into reality and so there is a part in the song that gives instructions as to how to do that... If you can see it Then you … Continue reading If you can see it, then you start to feel it…
That's the question I woke up with today. Nike made famous the "Just Do It" slogan and many times that's what we are told in various forms - You can do anything you put your mind to! Just start the process - it will all fall into place. Of course you can - the world … Continue reading Is it possible to be do and have anything you want?