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Archive for January 2013

Pressure at work

Thanks to Nelly McLean, General Manager of OMD Cape Town for this story. “I hired a plumber to help me restore an old farmhouse, and after he had just finished a rough first day on the job, a flat tyre made him lose an hour of work, his electric drill quit and his ancient one-ton…

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Stop doing these things to yourself

With thanks to Mia Kassianides. When you stop chasing the wrong things, you give the right things a chance to catch you. As Maria Robinson once said, “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.”  Nothing could be closer to the truth.  But before…

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The power of association

Food for thought from Colin Powell. The Power of Association is too real: “The less you associate with some people, the more your life will improve. Any time you tolerate mediocrity in others, it increases your mediocrity. An important attribute in successful people is their impatience with negative thinking and negative acting people. As you grow,…

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