The Importance of Vulnerability

The Importance of Vulnerability

We often see Vulnerability as a weakness, yet Dr. Brené Brown, an author and professor at the University of Houston who conducted two decades of research on this topic, says that “Vulnerability is the birthplace of joy, creativity, and belonging.” On Friday, 8 March...
How to effectively deal with Stress and Anxiety?

How to effectively deal with Stress and Anxiety?

William James, the American philosopher and psychologist, wrote: “The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” The reality is that it’s not a question of escaping stress and anxiety, because I don’t believe that is possible –...
Key Principles for Setting & Achieving Your Goals

Key Principles for Setting & Achieving Your Goals

Zig Ziglar, the American author, salesman and motivational speaker said: “If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.” The reality is that, if we don’t take goalsetting and achievement seriously, we end up in a place where we don’t want to be, or even worse, we...
Developing Healthy Communication Skills

Developing Healthy Communication Skills

Theo Gold said: “Communication is your ticket to success if you pay attention and learn to do it effectively.” The reality is that most of us neither pay enough attention to others nor do we focus on consistently and intentionally communicating effectively. Dr Hekkie...
Conflict Management & Courageous Conversations

Conflict Management & Courageous Conversations

Marcus Aurelius, the last great Roman emperor and stoic philosopher said: “Conflict is an opportunity for growth and self-discovery”. Yet, we often don’t view Conflict Management and Courageous Conversations in this way. Dr Hekkie van der Westhuizen presented an...
Reflecting more as part of making the right choices in life

Reflecting more as part of making the right choices in life

Margaret Wheatley wrote: “Without reflection, we go blindly on our way, creating more unintended consequences, and failing to achieve anything useful…” Building on this quote of this amazing woman… if we don’t reflect, the distance between where we are heading versus...
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