When relating to others do you just offer platitudes and kind words, or do you give your heart? There’s a thin line between fulfilling the mechanics of what’s right and expected of us, and being fully immersed in a relationship. One requires habit. The other requires heart. The uninteresting nature of some habits has its […]

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We all know the saying, sticks and stones can break my bones, but names can never hurt me — and from a young age we were led to believe its true too. Yet those of us who’ve been on the receiving end of names and spiteful words will testify to that maxim being untrue. Words […]

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Pornography saturates the internet at alarming levels. So much so, that when I was doing a legitimate search for parenting tips, I was shocked to find myself landing on a porn site.

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Your success in life is dependent on a number of factors. But there’s one thing that guarantees every time to increase the likelihood of you reaching your personal and professional goals.

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Being a dad is one of the most rewarding, yet challenging, responsibilities in the world. In this post I look at seven attributes, that when developed, will help you to be the best dad you can be.

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Every time we say ‘Yes’ to someone, we’re saying ‘No’ to something or someone else. This is why learning to set boundaries is important. During a recent workshop, I was saddened when a lady revealed her inability to say ‘No’. She spoke of being someone who always gave in to the requests of others, even […]

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During the course of life we’re always learning. But how we approach our learning makes all the difference to who we become. The idea of lifelong learning has been batted around for over a decade. It’s described as being the ongoing, ‘voluntary, and self motivated pursuit of knowledge’ for the purposes of furthering personal and […]

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When asking friends about the benefits of giving affirmation, they can list them. Yet, when asked how good they are at giving affirmation, they confess to not being as good as they ‘ought to be’. To give affirmation is to positively assert approval of someone or something. Our affirmation can be given in recognition of […]

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Mistakes happen and good leaders know and accept this. Some though, can be avoided with a little warning. Inventor and businessman, Thomas Edison once said, I’ve not failed, I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. There is remarkable encouragement and wisdom in these words for all who find themselves in a place of influence […]

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