Genius Leonardo Da Vinci once said: Genius is the ability to hold 2 opposing thoughts in one’s mind at the same time. Too often, I hear […]

Head trash or gut talking?

Imagine You’re either a business person about to close a big risky business deal Or you’re a pro-athlete ready to sign with a new team promising […]

Certitude vs. certainty

Some years ago, back when I was working for Burger King Corporation, responsible for the operations of many of their restaurants in Greater London,  I spent […]

A sharper mind

In his book “the 7 habits of highly effective people“, Stephen Covey talks about habit number 7: “sharpen the saw”: principles of balanced self-renewal. You can’t […]

Do you write down your goals?

Chris Hoy, who just picked up 3 gold medals in Beijing (making him the first British competitor to win 3 golds at a single Olympics since […]

Authenticity, our pathway to greatness

Being authentic is not something people talk about a lot. Maybe because it is a quality not much appreciated and not much sought after in our […]


A quote that recently caught my eye and amused me: “What literature can and should do is change the people who teach the people who don’t […]

Autocratic or democratic?

Often I get asked which management / leadership style is best? Autocratic or democratic? I was first challenged with this question by my training manager Yvonne […]

Real currency

“The real currency is energy” (My esteemed teacher Mr Luong Vi Kien)