Must-read books for your career

With the wealth of amazing career-orientated books out there, it’s hard to narrow the list of impactful and inspiring books down to five (there are many more!).  The below books however are a really great place to start (there’s a reason why many of them are...

Self-care – Paying yourself first

‘Pay yourself first’ is a well-known business principle. For many entrepreneurs however this is a foreign concept, because the business always comes first, the creditors second, and the business owner last (if at all!). ‘Pay yourself first’ does not refer to today’s...

Become a business coach

The only real business coaching course on the market. From February 2016 we will be running a business coaching training course. The course has been created by a businessperson and an industrial psychologist, with a combined 56 years working experience both in their...

Creating a personal brand

A few years ago I was sitting at a lunch listening to a woman who specialised in personal branding. The thought kept coming back to me, “Why would anyone need to brand themselves?” All through her endless rambling I rolled my eyes and wondered why everyone else seemed...

Enduring confrontation

Nietzsche is often quoted for his stance on pain and discomfort, but sometimes when one is faced with surviving a challenge, often we’d prefer to remain weaker and avoid the trial altogether. This is frequently true when it involves speaking to someone difficult....

Mindfulness and leadership

Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention on the present. When you’re mindful, you observe your thoughts and feelings from a distance, without judging them good or bad. Instead of letting your life pass you by, mindfulness means living in the moment and...