Fitness Matters

In today’s ever demanding world of global business domination, most CEOs and managers spend a lot of their time flying and travelling. They end up eating unhealthy, processed and oily foods that are commercially-prepared and microwave-heated many times over. Eventually, bellies are turning into balloons and heading down south as the weight of extra fat succumbs to nature’s force of gravity. Last year I travelled three million air miles on business flights alone and was bound to consume the most fattening in-flight food. I always fool myself into thinking that I will work out at the hotel...
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Tuesday, 28 October, 2008

Dealing with Difficult PeoplePeople who argue with you or have an opinion contrary to yours are what most of us would probably categorise as, and consider to be, difficult people.Why are they difficult? Is it because they do not agree with your ideas? Because they do not wish to follow what you want them to do? Or do they simply see the world differently from you? Then welcome to the real world! “Wake up and smell the coffee”, as the famous saying goes. You cannot just see the world through your own eyes. That would present a handicap. It is always better to see things from different angles and...
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Principles of Decision Making

We cannot avoid making decisions. Right or wrong, decisions are made every minute of the day. They are unavoidable. And if we try to avoid making decisions, someone else will make them for us. Do you really want to put your life and decisions about your life in the hands of someone else? It is best to make our own decisions. Making decisions is a way of moving forward in life. Not making decisions is to stagnate and die. We are faced with challenging decisions about our lives every day; from the simplest to the most complex tasks. Let me share with you some points and principles on decision-making to...
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Are You an Expert?

I once asked this question during one of my training seminars: “Who wants to have the mind of an expert?” Everyone in the hall raised their hands. Do you wonder why I was asking an irrelevant question? Do you think of course everyone should want to think like an expert, so why should I even ask? Most people assume that success is synonymous with being an expert. If this would be the case, then anyone who is an expert should automatically be successful? We all know that this is not the case, in fact most experts find themselves analysing to the point of paralysis. It stops them from moving...
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Delegate, Delete or Delay

We all have only 24 hours in a day. Finding a balance between work and family relations has always been a challenge for every corporate person. Let me share with you a simple technique that can help you find the time you need to enjoy both family and the demands at work....
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