Building Rapport – “You’re so easy to talk to”

Last month I sat down with John (not his real name) to get to know him and see if I could work with him as my coaching client. John is a brilliant young developer who can code complex applications very quickly. His boss had asked him if he would like me to help him overcome […]


Do What You Love and Get Paid for it

‘The people who become excellent at a given thing aren’t necessarily the same ones who seemed to be “gifted” at a young age. This suggest that when it comes to choosing a life path, people should do what they love […] because if you don’t love what you’re doing, you are unlikely to work hard […]


I wish you enough

I’ve received this story many times via email and I still find it inspiring. The original author is Bob Perks Recently I overheard a mother and daughter in their last moments together at the airport. They had announced the departure. Standing near the security gate, they hugged and the mother said, ‘I love you and […]


8 Quick Tips to Build Self Confidence

Self confidence is needed in a number of situations especially when you’re dealing with other people. It is needed during an interview, when you’re leading others and when you are in a meeting especially with strangers. Confidence is essential for success. As Henry Ford said “Whether you think you can or think you can’t – […]


Are You Guarding a Concrete Slab?

There was an army barracks that had on its duty roster 4 soldiers to guard at all times a concrete slab in front of the barracks. The soldiers changed shifts guarding the slabs for many years. Different commanders came and went and the tradition continued. After many years, a new commander was assigned to the […]


4 Ways to Attain Your New Year’s Resolutions

For many years I’ve been setting New Year’s resolutions that usually do not work out. Either I don’t attain them or lose steam after a short while. Then I set new resolutions the next year and the same thing happens. What makes resolutions work or not work? I will share 4 ways that I believe help in attaining resolutions.