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How big is your hat?

How big is your hat?

During my ongoing engagements with senior leaders, one of the things that I have found to be in short supply at this level is courage. Many leaders claim to be courageous, many think they are…

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Who is in control of your emotions?

Who is in control of your emotions?

Emotions are a key part of our human experience. Indeed, they make life very interesting! Where would we be without the emotions of love, compassion, excitement, hope or disappointment? These, and others, form part of…

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Are you a contribution or a competition?

Are you a contribution or a competition?

Most of us accept that the game of life is a competition. We accept that it is played according to a certain set of rules that are not necessarily observed by everyone playing in the…

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What does money tell you about people?

What does money tell you about people?

We all have a love/hate relationship with money – we love to have it and hate to have to do without it. Because of what it can do for us, it has power of its…

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How consciously do you work and live?

How consciously do you work and live?

Consciousness is a word that used to occupy the realms of the esoteric and the worlds of eastern philosophies. Anybody with a so-called Western upbringing and education would have a natural reluctance to consider teachings…

How good are your strategic thinking skills?

Most activity in the business world falls into one of two groups – strategic and operational matters. We’re inclined to see operational matters as “lower” than strategic matters but they’re equally important. While it’s critical…

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When last did you prune?

When last did you prune?

Pruning of trees and shrubs is an important activity if you want the trees, bushes and shrubs in your garden to maintain healthy growth. But trees and shrubs are not the only things that should…

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What size problems can you solve?

What size problems can you solve?

For as long as you’re alive on this planet, for as long as you’re active in the workplace, for as long as you have parental or relationship responsibilities, you will encounter problems – difficult situations…

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What would happen if …?

What would happen if …?

Few people seem to realise that our collective reality is the result of our collective thinking. Translated into the here and now, that means that the reality that any country’s citizens are experiencing is the…

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How do you define yourself?

How do you define yourself?

What you allow to define you will determine the person you are. It’s therefore critical that you define yourself in terms of what you want to be rather than what you were. Some people allow…

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