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Your Brain Can Only Take So Much Focus

Your Brain Can Only Take So Much Focus

The ability to focus is an important driver of excellence. Focused techniques such as to-do lists, timetables, and calendar reminders all help people to stay…

Pressure Doesn’t Have to Turn into Stress

Pressure Doesn’t Have to Turn into Stress

When I was in my late twenties, I was diagnosed with stomach cancer. Doctors operated and told me to hope for the best….

Don’t Spend Your Life Making Up Your Mind

Don’t Spend Your Life Making Up Your Mind

“Huntington Hartford, who inherited a fortune from the A. & P. grocery business and lost most of it chas­ing his…

11 Secrets Of SA Entrepreneurs On Making It To The Top

11 Secrets Of SA Entrepreneurs On Making It To The Top

These 11 South African entrepreneurs have experienced their fair share of ups and downs. Some of them needed life changing…

Are There Responsive And Responsible Leaders Out There?

Are There Responsive And Responsible Leaders Out There?

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu once said, “Hope is being able to see that there is light despite of the darkness.”…

Why You Really Need to Stop Using Public Wi-Fi

Why You Really Need to Stop Using Public Wi-Fi

In today’s busy world, convenience seems to outweigh consequence, especially with how people use their mobile devices. Using free public…

What Price Happiness?

What Price Happiness?

I’m quite happy with my height. To my mind at least, I’m tall enough. It’s only when I’m standing next…

Design Thinking vs Lean Startup?

Design Thinking vs Lean Startup?

Traditionally, a business would build a product and hope to find customers who want to buy it. Aggressive marketing tactics…

When Did Civility Become A Dirty Word?

When Did Civility Become A Dirty Word?

The blogosphere can be horrible. Editing an online news magazine means that I do a lot of reading and, I…

A Face-to-Face Request Is 34 Times More Successful Than An Email

A Face-to-Face Request Is 34 Times More Successful Than An Email

Imagine you need people to donate to a cause you care about. How do you get as many people as…