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Nov 1, 2016

This is South Africa baby!

We have to stop it, we really do. Please, my fellow South Africans can we stop all the negativity, doom & gloom, complaining, bitching, whining, moaning, criticizing, […]
Oct 6, 2016


“How can you say that?” she looked at me shocked. Shocked because she was actually paying me to have a one-on-one session with her and how dare […]
Apr 12, 2016

You have got to be kidding!

So I was speaking to a GM of a large hotel chain about his new post out in a remote area. Polite conversation brings us to […]
Mar 9, 2016

The Tipping Point

Here’s the thing! It’s long been a bugbear of mine this whole question of tipping. I assume you, like me, and most people, begrudgingly go along […]
Feb 1, 2016

Paying It Forward – What goes around comes around

A true story about Paying It Forward : a very cool life and business philosophy You can only skin a sheep once, but you can shear it […]
Nov 10, 2015

7 Lessons from the Rugby World Cup (even for ladies)

After the Japan vs South Africa game I posted a letter of support for Heyneke Meyer on Facebook. It was a positive message (basically saying; keep […]
Oct 12, 2015

I see invisible people

As a kid I always wanted to be invisible. Invisibility was my reply when asked what superpower I wanted. Imagine the fun you could have – […]
Sep 2, 2015

Just Do Your Bloody Job

Last month I think I was a little bit too cryptic in the title of my newsletter. So this month I’ll be a little more Direct. If […]
Aug 5, 2015

YOU can change the world!

Here’s the thing …. Doesn’t it just make you want to go absolutely stark raving mad when someone doesn’t do what they said they would do? […]
Jul 4, 2015

3 Fun & Creative Ways to Solve Problems

So here’s a thing – Your relationship is in the toilet or you’re having problem with a colleague, subordinate or manager. So here’s a thing – Your […]
May 27, 2015

Happyology v2.0

It’s been amazing how corporate South Africa has embraced my new keynote – Happyology™ creating a Happy Bottom Line™. Following the writing of my opinion piece in August 2014 I have […]
Apr 14, 2015

Have You Been Naughty?!

By now if you know me (or of me) you probably know that to a large extent I don’t like following other peoples rules! In fact […]
Mar 3, 2015

When the Rules Change!

So what do you do when all that you know, and believe in and have based all life actions on – no longer applies? In fact […]
Jan 23, 2015


I don’t know about you but I’m really tired of receiving those cr4ppy emoti-quote-pics telling me to just be myself and not to care what people […]
Nov 8, 2014

3 Magic Words

So I have to confess; of the thousands of “friends” that I have on Facebook I purposefully un-follow most of them. As soon as people start pushing their […]