3 ways to become more resilient

I am always fascinated by what keeps people going during tough times, what’s their inner monologue like, where do they find the power and will to keep going. To me, resilience is one of the great puzzles of human nature and I always ask myself how is it that some people break after every smallContinue reading “3 ways to become more resilient”

How to manage your Imposter Syndrome

Have you ever heard of the term “imposter syndrome” before? If this would be a face to face conversation, I’d be curious to see your reaction. I find that whenever I ask this question, most people look a bit puzzled to begin with, some are even intrigued but when I start explaining what it is,Continue reading “How to manage your Imposter Syndrome”

Part I What being an entrepreneur REALLY means.

Between passion, pride, stubbornness, what keeps YOU going? Valuable lessons learnt from successful entrepreneurs. Tip! Rule no. 1 learn when, what to, and especially to who to say NO to. A few weeks ago, one of our readers said they would love to hear stories of other entrepreneurs and what keeps them going. Working amongContinue reading “Part I What being an entrepreneur REALLY means.”

How Emotional Intelligence can help you be a better human

You’re probably familiar with concepts like “tuning into your own feelings”, “managing your energy” or you might have come across emotional intelligence (EQ) as a concept at some stage in your life, but might not have paid enough attention to it. That’s because we still live in a world where we seem to dismiss theContinue reading “How Emotional Intelligence can help you be a better human”

3 Science-backed tips to help you with decision making

We’re constantly bombarded with choice or shall I say overwhelmed by it – be it deciding what to eat, what to wear, reading endless Amazon reviews before deciding what product to buy or my top favourite watching 1 hour of trailers before deciding what movie to watch next – I actually almost burned the flatContinue reading “3 Science-backed tips to help you with decision making”

Lessons learned on the other side of fear

Did you know that 85% of the things we worry about never happen? University of Cincinnati researchers found that even out of the 15% of the things that do happen, 79% of subjects discovered either they could handle the difficulty better than expected, or they’ve learned a particular lesson that needed to be taught (GoeweyContinue reading “Lessons learned on the other side of fear”

Why motivation is fickle and what to do instead?

Do you ever say to yourself: “I am waiting to get motivated before I do x“ If you’ve ever thought that or are thinking it right now, I hate to break it to you but motivation is not going to strike anytime soon. Whenever I hear people say I need to get motivated, before IContinue reading “Why motivation is fickle and what to do instead?”

4 unexpected ways to manage stress which You can apply today

“How we spend our days,” Annie Dillard memorably wrote in her soul-stretching meditation on the life of presence, “is, of course, how we spend our lives.” And yet most of us spend our days in what Kierkegaard believed to be our greatest source of unhappiness — a refusal to recognise that “busy is a decision” and that presence is infinitely more rewarding than productivity.Continue reading “4 unexpected ways to manage stress which You can apply today”

3 reasons why you shouldn’t want to be the smartest person in the room, especially when you’re a leader

WHAT DOES BEING SMART MEAN TO YOU? Whether it means having the answer to all questions so you can impress others, being the best at the work you do or learning new facts, I guarantee it gives your ego a sense of accomplishment. To a certain extent, it’s validation – it shows you and othersContinue reading “3 reasons why you shouldn’t want to be the smartest person in the room, especially when you’re a leader”