Small Business Success Requires an Open Mind and the Ability to Think

Thinking seems to be a lost art. Today you can get an answer to virtually any question by typing in our question into a search engine. Compare that to the age BEFORE Google where children had to use their imagination all through playtime and draw on both sides of their brains to solve problems. Playtime … Continue reading Small Business Success Requires an Open Mind and the Ability to Think

When You Feel As if There’s Nothing Left…There’s More

I'm beginning to understand what I have heard countless wise individuals share in articles and talks...that you should never wait on inspiration or motivation...that you should just begin. I wrote a couple days ago about the ten minute hack which you can read here but he was talking about at the start of the day, when … Continue reading When You Feel As if There’s Nothing Left…There’s More

Be Fascinated By The Differences Not Troubled

Takes all types to make up the world. So I've been told by my mom, my grandmother, friends, and teachers. We all understand this on some level but because we are generally insular - ignorant of or sometimes uninterested in cultures, ideas, or peoples outside of our own experiences and world view, we tend not to … Continue reading Be Fascinated By The Differences Not Troubled

Is There a System to Discovering the WHY in Your Life?

A reader of my weekly Business Newsday Column recently emailed and asked: Is there a proven system that exists in discovering the "why" in one's life. It seems to me that in reality there are many "whys" depending on the stage one has reached in their life and circumstances surrounding it. I made several attempts … Continue reading Is There a System to Discovering the WHY in Your Life?

What’s NOT Taught in Schools Can Hurt Us

Whenever I start writing an article I usually do a bit of Googling just to see who’s writing what and what other people’s thoughts are around the subject that I am examining. At the back of my mind, as I was about to enter the search words I was thinking about my own experience at … Continue reading What’s NOT Taught in Schools Can Hurt Us

The only way to ‘Be Yourself’ is to own yourself

And the only way to 'own' yourself is to learn about yourself and constantly reprogramme until you get the results you want. It's so easy to fall into the trap of blaming circumstances as to why you don't have more. We 'want want want' all the time but are we choosing to do anything differently? … Continue reading The only way to ‘Be Yourself’ is to own yourself

Real value lies in interpretation and application

A Parable I borrowed from Emmet Fox to explain my point 🙂 "A remote island was inhabited by highly intelligent savages. They had some primitive art and made excellent drawings of animals on the walls of caves. A box was washed ashore containing a number of books, dry and in good condition. The natives were … Continue reading Real value lies in interpretation and application

Things to do vs. What I’ve done

I had an a-ha moment this morning. Over the last couple of weeks I've been feeling really tired but this morning I realized that most of it was not physical fatigue but mental. Now I am a note taker - constantly jotting - writing things down, yet I still felt the burden of all my … Continue reading Things to do vs. What I’ve done