6 February

Future Vision

Future Vision

And no I’m not referring to your eye sight. A vision for the future, future vision, what is it that you see for yourself in the months, years, decades ahead. Regardless of your avocation, a vision for the future stands at the nucleus of your being as it consumes you with purpose and drives you […]

30 January

What is motivation?

Posted in Inspiration, Motivation
What is motivation?

If you had to define motivation, could you? If you had to identify it clearly and succinctly would you be able to recognise it? If we could bottle it what would it look like? We can pick out a motivated person, they have distinct attributes, but what is motivation? Motivation isn’t tangible but its effects […]

23 January

Follow the leader

Posted in Inspiration, Leadershp
Follow the leader

While some people are more inclined to lead than follow, just because you may not have been born a natural leader, does not mean that you cannot become one. Leadership requires confidence, vision and an unwavering resolve, are these attributes you possess? Or more to the point, are these attributes you are prepared to work […]

11 January

Fighting back

Posted in Inspiration, Motivation
Fighting back

Coming back from holidays, returning to work, getting back into routine, no matter how many times we do this it never seems to get any easier does it? It almost prompts one to think maybe we should have gone without holidays all together?  While that may seem like a viable idea, if we did forgo […]

3 January

2011 4th Quarter

Posted in Inspiration, Motivation
2011 4th Quarter

Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year. -Ralph Waldo Emerson That time of year approaches again, a time for reflection of the year past, appreciation for the friends and family we hold close to our hearts and anticipation for the New Year that lies just around the […]

12 December

Focused thought

Posted in Inspiration, Motivation
Focused thought

The unwavering vision etched indelibly into one’s mind that tells them who they are and what they are working towards. So often we consume ourselves with so many things that we ‘need’ to do, that we forget why it is that we are doing them. What is it that compels us to do things when […]

13 November

Give it up

Posted in Habits, Inspiration
Give it up

Give more than you take. The act of giving has a power affiliated with it that is second to none. The moment I begin to worry about getting things/acquiring material possessions, I take a step back and ask myself what it is I really have to worry about. Worry never solves anything, so getting ourselves […]

7 November

Be the journey

Posted in Inspiration, Motivation
Be the journey

The most enjoyable part of any challenge is in the journey. Setting yourself something to achieve, nurturing and acquiring the skills and know how necessary to get what you want can be extremely satisfying. However our appreciation for the journey can be neglected when we are in the thick of it. Doing the not so […]

23 October

Power up!

Power up!

The words you surround yourself with and use, both internally and externally, dramatically impact on the person you are and the things you achieve. Using the right words has the ability to empower when you feel powerless and pick you up and keep you focused when you may be going off track. Whenever I meet […]

3 October

Why exist when you can live?

Posted in Inspiration, Motivation
Why exist when you can live?

The experiences and memories we forge determine the quality of an individual’s existence. Each and every one of us has the opportunity to engage in actions that will sculpt and define our lives, determine the places we end up and the people we surround ourselves with. All but too often we can limit ourselves and […]