The Value of Change

The only constant is change and yet we are always surprised by changes happening around us.  Whenever there is a change, the first reaction is almost certain to be “rejection” – the mechanism of self preservation. John Potter, a psychologist and leadership guru once said,...

Coaching in Leadersh...

In recent years there has been a lot of interest in coaching although there is still little understanding what it is. Coaching has been cited as an important skill a leader should have so much so that it is included as part of some executive management programmes.  However, if coaching skills...

What Powers Motivati...

Motivation has been a key in many self-development theories as old as time but with recent development in other aspects, this age-old phenomenon seems to have lost its lustre. Either the theory is over used or the low success rate has  led to disappointments.  If one were to use the...

The Source of Creati...

Have you ever wonder where creativity comes from? Why some people are more creative than others? Is creativity an inborn ability or can it be learned? These are some of the questions many people asked of themselves when they see the amazing results of such ingenuity. Like most people, I have...

Acceptance Wanting

We gave a lot of weight on peer pressure and use that as an excuse when things we do are not accepted by others and the cause of our own unhappiness. What we fail to acknowledge is our own weakness in allowing others to lead us astray. Bowing to peer pressure is the sign of wanting acceptance...