Make Friends With Your Mentor Within. In my book, The Mentor Within, I speak of the lessons from the Matriarchs, the wisdom I received from three powerful mentor figures in my life. They taught me Clarity, Confidence and Commitment. Their messages are so ingrained in my soul that I hear myself saying similar things in when I coach and mentor thought leaders, social entrepreneurs, solopreneurs – actually, anyone I work with. These are their lessons, but the conviction is now my own. Read more
How to live a happier Corporate Life Cubicle farms, water coolers and board rooms. The mental impression left by corporate life can feel a little uninspiring at times, but it’s still a world that so many of us inhabit. The key to not getting bogged down by the humdrum is to not let it define you, and through a re-examination of what it means to be in the corporate world, come to understand and appreciate everything it has to offer. Read more
I want more fun in my life The key to having more fun in your life is to seek it out in everything you do. As Annie Dillard put it ‘How we spend our days is how we spend our lives’. Living a more fun life isn’t just about grand trips and changes, but tweaking and twisting our routines to squeeze pleasure out of the small things. So here is an article to inspire you to include fun in your everyday experience. Read more
Working it out: why a gym subscription won't get you fit The standard gym membership should be a last resort when you’re trying to get fit. You’re anything but standard, you’ve got interests, passions and hobbies, and believe it or not they will help you stay in better shape than a barely motivated gym session will. Revive your basketball career you left in high school, learn to surf or, if you must, get in a spin class with five of your mates. Read more
One fast way to overcome a body complex In a recent trip to India, I found myself on a house boat. Feet up, not a care in the world. Namaste City to say the least. But this changed in a flash. Saying yes to stopping off for an Ayurvedic massage treatment, I thought that this would only amplify and stretch my blissful state. However, this experience could well be the best example of yin yang! Read more
Something New Get a hobby. Mix things up. Step out of your routine life. Try something new. Do something that doesn’t have to give you a result or lead to anything else. Get out of your comfort zone. Just enjoy or not enjoy and learn. The best thing about a new hobby is it’s for nothing sake. There are no prerequisites. You don’t have any intentions... Read more
What’s your word? At our annual workshops, we encourage people to choose a word for the year. That one word that you keep coming back to, to remind what you want the year to be all about. However, I have never thought about having a word for my life. Until at a recent business information session, they asked us to provide a word that would describe who… Read more
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