Doing Work That Matters: Who Are You Becoming?

The person you are becoming is far more important than the work you are doing. I believe good character creates sustainable success. How do you define character? Character is how you treat people who can do nothing for you. Investing in your character is playing the long game. It’s a long-term investment that will pay…

Doing Work That Matters: Show Up

“90% of success is showing up” – Woody Allen When all hope feels lost, there is infinite power in getting up, tying your shoes-laces, and putting one foot in front of the other. There are days when my work overwhelms me to the core. I can hardly get out of bed. But on those days,…

The Best Way to Complain….

When you hear someone complaining, here's what it means: 1. They know what's wrong, but don't realise they can change it. (They think they are powerless.) 2. They know what's wrong, but are too lazy to change it. (They wouldd rather sit and complain.) On the personal side, being a friend, I hate this. Because…

An Interview I did with Oyara Enterprises Incorporated #Entrepreneurship

Oyara Enterprises Incorporated (referred to as Oyara) is an Entrepreneurial and people development company which:1) Manages SME development funding, 2) Provides entrepreneurial and personal development training and 3) Business resources and tools to disadvantaged and vulnerable communities who need to gain economic independence and overcome poverty. Below is a transcript of an interview I had with Oyara…

The Introvert Entrepreneur: Self Promotion vs You Promotion

One of my favourite blogs is 37 Signals. 37 Signals, as usual, has a thoughtful post about self promotion. Except they missed the biggest part, by a big stretch. They don't do self-promotion. Self-promotion, as the term is used by many people, is a mildly disapproving way to describe someone who promotes himself at the expense of…