The “Self-Made” Myth

There’s a big myth around about the people who are at the top of their game, the best of the best. Here’s the myth: they have all done it on their own. That’s what people generally think when they think about “self-made” people. Rarely, if ever, is that the whole truth. Or even the truth […]

Why you need to examine your perspectives

Your perspectives matter much more than you think. Because your perspectives colour everything in your life – big and small. Changing your perspective is one of the most effective ways to improve your life. If there’s something in your life you don’t like, find out what your perspective is about it. Is your perspective helping […]

The five things you can control

Life is unpredictable. You can’t control a lot of things. In fact, most things in life you can’t control. But here are 5 things you can control: 1. Your thoughts 2. Your words 3. Your choices 4. Your actions 5. Your reactions Focus on what you can control, rather than wasting time and energy on […]

Why it is never too late

Colonel Sanders started his fried chicken business around the age of 60 – a business that went on to become the world-famous KFC. Vera Wang became a fashion designer at the age of 40. Ray Kroc did not even start McDonald’s until he was 52. Samuel L Jackson did not get his big break until […]

Strategic Retreat Vs. Running Away

Strategic retreat and running away… They are not the same thing. One is about consciously deciding when something is not worth pursuing anymore. The other is about giving up because of fear. One is about pivot. And about being flexible. The other is about fear. And losing hope. One is about progress. And moving forward. […]

Trying new things

I love food. It’s one of my biggest passions. I also love experimenting with food and trying out new things, new combos, new flavours, styles, etc, etc. The whole shebang. Experimental cooking for me is the perfect marriage of two of my biggest passions: trying new things, and food. It does come with its challenges […]

A great way to improve your life

The stories we tell ourselves, our perceptions and perspectives, is what determines how we feel. So when you change your perspective, you change your narrative, your feelings, and the quality of your life. If you’re feeling angry or agitated about something (or someone), here’s what you can do to effectively deal with it: Review the […]