A FEW years ago, I found myself, to my total surprise, in the lead of a windsurfing race. Never before had I been in such a position, and I certainly had no idea how I got there. It felt foreign, weird, and uncomfortable.
EVER seen that billboard ad with the aged barefoot water skier blasting along, holding the bar with his foot? I love that ad. The funeral home advertising it has a simple, yet powerful message: “Live life to the full”.
Listening a vital part of communication STANDARD terminology for someone who is deaf is “hearing impaired”. Interesting. Why don’t they say, “listening impaired”? Because there’s a difference between the two words. A crucial difference.
THERE are three types of people in the world. Those who make things happen, those who watch things happen, and those who wonder what happened. In today’s workplace, the spectators and the dazed have short life spans. Which category are you in?
TO sustain peak performance in today’s corporate environment is no easy feat. Building downtime into your schedule is key to maintaining a leading edge.Imagine you are an elite athlete (go on, at least give it a try).
LAST week I was discussing with a client, a senior manager in a software development company, the global issues the company faced. He expressed his frustration at what the executive team was doing to solve the organisation’s dilemmas.
HENRY David Thoreau said: “Most men would feel insulted if it were proposed to employ them in throwing stones over a wall, and then throwing them back merely that they might earn their wages. But many are no more worthily employed now.”
HOW stressed does your work make you? Perhaps the answer has less to do with the environmental factors you face at work, and more to do with your ability to handle the stress these environmental factors can produce.
There’s a new term that’s been coined in the last few years: Work/Life. Its origins lie in our culture’s evolution to the point where work and the rest of life are becoming so blurred we’ve even in-vented a term where the
IMAGINE yourself driving in the country and being totally lost. Beautiful countryside, great looking sheep, but you’re not where you want to be. You stop to ask directions from someone who looks like a local.
YOU are the CEO of your own career. It’s a popular saying in these days of downsizing and outsourcing. But what does being the CEO of You Pty Ltd actually require and why is it necessary to chart your own course?