“You are a product of your environment,” is a commonly used statement.
But do you also believe that you are a product of those who you surround yourself with (as a singular component outside of your wider environment)?
Do you believe that the people that surround you can influence and sometimes dictate your thoughts, mindsets, actions, behaviours and more?
Continue reading “Who do you surround yourself with?”
Before you read this, I want you to ask yourself the following questions:
“Is my life/current situation in life what I expected it to be 3 or 5 years ago?”
“Am I struggling to have good relationships with others because they do not meet my expectation of them?”
Continue reading “Are you in the expectation gap?”
It is no lie that we all aspire to be great and to be successful.
But a lot of us struggle with getting to the level of success that we dream of because we struggle with decision making, especially in regards to career paths.
Continue reading “The hard decision”
When we think of wealth we usually define it in monetary terms. A wealthy person is seen as someone who possesses great material wealth, mainly in assets and cash.
But unbeknown to many research shows that families who have had continuous wealth for over more than 3 generations see it from 4 different perspectives:
Continue reading “How wealthy are you?”
‘Knowing is not enough. We must apply. Willing is not enough. We must do.’
― Bruce Lee
I am sure that there is a large majority of people who agree with the above statement. But I am also sure that the proportion of people who successfully put it in to practice is much lower.
Continue reading “What’s your response?”
When I was a child I wanted to be several things including a corporate lawyer, a script writer/film maker and an entrepreneur.
I was so confident that I could achieve anything and everything and that nothing would hold me back. This confidence was evident in my teenage years as shown in my yearbook where I was described as “determined.”
Continue reading “Do you still believe in your dreams?”
I thought that my love affair with procrastination would end as soon as I left university but boy was I wrong.
According to Google procrastination is ‘the act of delaying or postponing something,’ but to me procrastination is just another word for being lazy. And for me this is a major problem because it hinders me from being productive when necessary.
Continue reading “The bane of our lives; procrastination”
As a big reader and a lover of books, in honour of #WorldBookDay I wanted to share with you some of my favourite books that encouraged me to change my entire life perspective.
Continue reading “5 books that will transform the way you view yourself and others”
For me 2017 was a year of learning and growing and one of the many things that I learnt is how powerful networking can be.
Networking is described as the process of “interacting with others to exchange information and develop professional or social contacts.”
Sounds simple doesn’t it? But the truth is that many of us do not know how to network. In my opinion, to effectively network, one needs to have a purpose in mind. Ask yourself the following questions:
Continue reading “The Power of Networking”
What is a comfort zone?
“A behavioural and/or psychological state where activities and behaviours fit a routine and pattern that minimises stress and risk.”
Within this state people generally feel at ease and in control of their environment, it is essentially a place of security and comfortability.
Continue reading “Can you step outside of your comfort zone?”