How to be inspired

How to be inspired

Last Sunday I went for to see my friend Len. We drunk beer – quarts (mine was a Zamalek) – and chatted about stuff like poetry, books, music and martial arts. I walked away with two books, one of them being Solitude, by Michael Harris. I politely took it...
Why stories are so powerful

Why stories are so powerful

Last week, I was driving on the freeway from Cape Town city centre to my office in Claremont, a drive of about 20 minutes. It was a beautiful, cloudless, Friday afternoon and the traffic was building up but was still relatively free-moving, travelling at about 50 km/h...
The Benefits and Opportunities of ‘Screwing up.’

The Benefits and Opportunities of ‘Screwing up.’

I screwed up recently. I was the guest speaker at a networking event. The topic was about story telling in the sales process. Stories were told, hearts were bared, tears were shed and laughter was had. Then I screwed it up. Properly. I took it upon myself to say...
How to find your purpose

How to find your purpose

One of the most important questions we can ask ourselves as human beings, I believe, is, “what is my purpose?”. This article explains how to find your purpose.

Three life-changing communication tips

Three life-changing communication tips

I have been working on my new talk. Its working title is, The Three Biggest Mistakes Business Leaders Make with Communication and how they cost Millions. I talk not only about the cost of ‘monetary millions’, but also the cost of millions of squandered ideas,...