How To Avoid The 5 Biggest Business Mistakes

How To Avoid The 5 Biggest Business Mistakes

How To Avoid The 5 Biggest Business Mistakes I made to achieve business success: – Trying to do it all on my own Independence is a good thing but sometimes it can go too far.  I was always a firm believer in the policy that if I delegated a task it just wouldn’t get done properly.…

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Take Control of Your Future

Take Control of Your Future

  As we get older, I think we all tend to have more and more concerns about the future.  What will my lifestyle be like?  Will I be able to enjoy more vacations?  Will I have a good standard of living? The truth is that a vast number of people have little or no savings…

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Trust Your Gut

Trust Your Gut

I’m by no means psychic but I do seem to have the uncanny ability to ‘see through’ people and establish whether they’re a decent sort of person.  I sense fakery and vacuousness a mile off where others seem not to.  Some people call it a curse, others call it a gift.  I prefer the latter!…

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Do What You Love

Love What You Do

Do What You Love – My Secret Skill Poetry and the crafting of words has always been a bit of a passion of mine.  I’m no Shakespeare, don’t get me wrong, but I do love the challenge of making the rhyme work, manipulating the vocabulary and counting the syllables.  A bit weird, I know.  I…

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A Metaphor For Life

A Metaphor For Life

A Metaphor for Life – The Shawshank Redemption I have to admit that The Shawshank Redemption is one of my all time favorite movies and I’m pretty hard to please when it comes to films.  This could get me started on my love of Prison Break [of course it’s absolutely nothing to do with Wentworth…

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Looking After You

Looking After You

I suffer from an autoimmune illness that started to affect me [and the way I worked] some twenty years ago. I was at Law College at the time which was a period of my life that I recall with a degree of sadness as it was the end of my academic life and yet, I…

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I Don’t Have Time …

I Don't Have Time ...

How often do you hear people say ‘I don’t have time … to do X, Y or Z’? We hear it all the time don’t we? But, do you know what, we all have exactly the same amount of time in a week, there are no special rules for anyone when it comes to time.…

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Mental Endurance

Mental Endurance

Back in my youth [not that long ago!] I did a lot of competitive swimming which included endurance races covering several kilometres. This meant travelling to bodies of water I wasn’t familiar with, suffering a variety of horrible illnesses due to swallowing contaminated water and putting up with fish chewing my toes as I swam.…

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Turn Your Vocation Into A Vacation

Turn Your Vocation into a Vacation

What’s your vision for your life?  Do you put off today what can be done tomorrow?  Well, we’ve all been there but I’m here to remind you that life is short and we have to take opportunities when we get them as we just do not know what is around the corner. Life is short…

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I Need To Change My Life … FAST!

I Need To Change My life

Your reasons will be different but I wanted to share with you what were the 5 main turning points for me. The realisation that a 9 – 5 just wasn’t going to work for me – a wakeup call I’ve mentioned before that I was diagnosed with an autoimmune condition.  I was tired, my joints ached…

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