Dessert is served

The final event of a pleasant evening. It wraps the event up with a sweet taste leaving us wanting more. There is something satisfying about it. It feels complete. Not having dessert feels rushed. Almost like the point was not the meal or the company, but the sustenance instead. It’s functional rather than experiential. It […]

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Slow down and perform

It’s a time of the year when many people tend to slow down. This creates a cascading effect. We prefer not to start things that we will then have to leave hanging over the festive season. The result is that we delay decisions, postpone work and shelf opportunities. Slowing down is valuable. It offers time […]

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Never a Waste

Skills. The ability to implement research, knowledge and education. Years after exposure it retains its ability to deliver dividends. In other words, it’s always good, but it’s not always beneficial. Two things decrease the long term value of skills. Skill Mongering. It is the overapplication of this principle. Since it is never a waste, logic […]

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Shifting Weight

Every stride we take involves the shifting of weight from the foot that gained new ground to the foot being propelled forward for the next step. The implication is that we have to let go of the previous foothold in order to move forward. Every step we take is a process of dying to the […]

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Something Rare

People who possess rare things often manage them in one of two ways.  We either let everyone know we have it, but keep it hidden, or we are generous with it and allow others the opportunity to appreciate it. Keeping rare things to ourselves makes us feel special. It offers inner confidence that we too […]

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