Not All Heroes Wear Capes: The Story Of A Professional Crime Fighter

December will soon be upon us, and the Silly Season as we know it will envelope the entire country. Rational people become irrational, the sad get sadder, the happy get happier and the overworked draw the line. When you’re stressed, tired, burnt out and desperately in need of a big change in your life; drawing the line could easily come …

Is Sleep Really A Small Price To Pay For Your Success?

You’re a high performer delivering on the roles and responsibilities of an incredibly challenging job, I get that. I also realise that you’re competing against many other high performing employees in the workplace, so you’ve got to put in that extra effort to shine. I understand that you’ve got a demanding personal life and that you may feel like you’re …

How To Improve Your Verbal Communication In 3 Simple Steps

The 2015 Gallup State of the American Manager Report provides an in-depth look at what characterizes great managers and what guides employee engagement. Based on over four decades of extensive talent  research, a study of 2.5 million manager-led teams in 195 countries and analysis from measuring the engagement of 27 million employees, the report provides invaluable insights on how to …

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You Can’t Get To The Top If You’re Weighed Down By The Bottom

You’re surrounded by people anyway, they may as well be the ones that help you fly. It is widely known that you can increase your chances of success by surrounding yourself with people that are better than you. This could be in any area of your life; they could be brighter, more ambitious, more courageous, wealthier, in fact better in any …

The Fifty Shades of Grey Corporate Opportunity

Whether or not you’re one of the more than 100 million owners of the book Fifty Shades of Grey or have contributed to the record breaking opening ticket sales of the movie, the chances of you experiencing or witnessing a change in behaviour of someone you know because of their attraction to Fifty Shades of Grey is probably very high. …

5 Steps To Handle Itchy Feet At Work

An irresistible urge or a strong impulse for some sort of change at work is usually referred to as itchy feet. And with any experience, you’ll know that itchy feet are usually accompanied by a fair share of risk. There is an inclination to either try desperately to ignore it for fear of making a really bad decision or an …

How New Year’s Resolutions Can Change Your Life

The setting of New Year’s resolutions is a well known tradition, and I’d hazard a guess that you’ve succumbed to this tradition one or more times in your life. If we look at your resolutions, they probably, represented your goals for the year ahead and in theory should have provided you with great direction and focus. However, if we fast …

Part 3: STEP INTO YOUR POWER AND UNLEASH YOUR SUCCESS – Breathe life into your dreams

Window shutters up, tray tables stowed, seats in an upright position. The airplane taxis to the end of the runway, turns around and readies for take-off. The engines gather up all of their power. Everything done on the aircraft at that specific moment is focused on one goal, and one goal alone, to take-off safely. You can feel the focus, …

Part 2: STEP INTO YOUR POWER AND UNLEASH YOUR SUCCESS – Your Productivity is Your Power

How often do you step out at the end of a work day wondering exactly what you achieved in that extremely hectic day? Your to-do list has all of the items you started with, and then some. You find yourself feeling stressed and frustrated just thinking about how much you have to do, and wonder where you’re going to find …