Leadership is a People Business – And Why We Should Remember This

After a leadership conference last month, some of my company’s biggest honchos asked me a question on leadership. The discussion that followed will become, I am sure, one of my favourite mentoring experiences.

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The Only Public Speaking Guide You Will Ever Need

Have you been asked to deliver a speech at an industry event? Have you been tasked to speak for your school or organisation at a conference? As a public speaker, I have made mistakes and learned a bagful of lessons over the years, and whether you’re a newbie at this or a weathered pro, I am sure you will find some of these tips super helpful. Continue reading “The Only Public Speaking Guide You Will Ever Need”

The Books that Defined My 2017

One thing I realised very early last year was that I no longer read as much as I used to. I wanted and needed to change that, and thus, I embarked on a year-long journey to read more actual books (rather than articles) – and perhaps inspire you to pick up one today. Continue reading “The Books that Defined My 2017”

Notes from Everest, Ep. 5: A Change of Perspective

This article is part of a five-article series, inspired by my trip to the Mt. Everest Base Camp. This episode, the last in the series, is a blog on how this trip changed me as a hiker and, more importantly, as a person. Continue reading “Notes from Everest, Ep. 5: A Change of Perspective”

Notes from Everest, Ep. 4: The Little Things

This article is part of a five-article series, inspired by my trip to the Mt. Everest Base Camp. This episode discusses one of my favourite things about hiking: the fact that we give up many things we take for granted, and return to them a more grateful person. Continue reading “Notes from Everest, Ep. 4: The Little Things”

Notes from Everest, Ep. 3: The Moments that Matter

This article is part of a five-article series, inspired by my trip to the Mt. Everest Base Camp. This episode explores one of my most important personal philosophies when it comes to travels in general and hikes in particular. Continue reading “Notes from Everest, Ep. 3: The Moments that Matter”

Notes from Everest, Ep. 2: The Secret Sauce

This article is part of a five-article series, inspired by my trip to the Mt. Everest Base Camp. This episode explores what I believe is the most important trait of any team’s members, the “secret sauce” of a successful team: humility. Continue reading “Notes from Everest, Ep. 2: The Secret Sauce”

Notes from Everest, Ep. 1: How to Build a Team

This article is part of a five-article series, inspired by my trip to the Mt. Everest Base Camp. This episode explores our team – how it was formed, the dynamics within it, and why it’s a model case on how to build a team. Continue reading “Notes from Everest, Ep. 1: How to Build a Team”

An Important Question: What Message Are You Trying to Send to the World?

A local celebrity, if you can call him that, was ‘unveiled’ to the public not too long ago, to mixed reactions from the Internet. Why? Because he is now the result of the Cosmetic Surgery to End All Cosmetic Surgeries for Men. Here’s what I’m talking about.

While I generally ignore 99% of all celebrity-related issues in this country, I couldn’t let this pass. The kid’s transformation (if you clicked the link above), unfortunately, forgets the answer(s) to a very important question young men and women need to ask of themselves everyday. Continue reading “An Important Question: What Message Are You Trying to Send to the World?”