DO WE REALLY NEED TO BECOME ILL IN ORDER TO GAIN THE MANY BENEFITS ILLNESS WILL BRING US?

In health we have a set of values so overwhelmingly strong that even, subconsciously, we will sabotage anything that gets in the way of them. And yet, when we are ill, those values become the subject of ridicule, we engage in immediate and significant re-negotiation with ourselves. It seems that we only value wealth over [...]

Diversity is a beautiful idea, but if diversity means your uniqueness is no longer valued, it’s not helping

Punit Renjen is global CEO Deloitte. If you read his bio you see a very westernised Indian-American man who has worked his way to this very powerful role. If you read his philosophy and business approach, you will see clearly that he values his Indian cultural roots. Diversity can often welcome different cultures and make [...]

Experience is a very bad teacher. It shows you what you should’ve or could’ve done to prevent what you have done…. better to learn from other people’s experience instead.

Attached to today's article is a video, a wonderful thought provoking inspirational video about success and failure. Save the link for when you've got time... it is a video TED TALK by Alain de Botton: A real estate tycoon who was struggling with life came up to me at the end of a speaking engagement [...]