Confessions Of Being Part-Jerk On New Year’s Resolutions

This is the time of the year New Year’s Resolutions are declared. There was a time I thought it was dumb. When I realised I was being part jerk I stopped ridiculing people who were setting goals for themselves. I concluded: what anyone calls their goals or aspirations for a new year doesn’t matter. The great thing …

Things You Might Be Overlooking As You Chase Your Dream

I might be so bad with blind spots that my blind spots have their own blind spots. Whether we admit it, we all have blind spots. Some are character flaws. Others are a product of our circumstance and focus. Focus intentionally and unintentionally creates blind spots. As we chase dreams and the mission, we have …

Helping Team Translate Implications For Areas Of Their Responsibility

In another post, (this one) I shared about a challenge I had in unlocking potential from some team members. The short of it, is that I didn’t realise they were failing to translate what a change in strategy at an enterprise level, practically meant for them. They understood the the enterprise was headed but failed …

How Thinking Of The Rest Of My Life Doesn’t Freak Me Out Anymore

This week a friend reached a significant milestone. This made me think about what I’d want the next ten years of life to look like. It also made me think about how, as a younger person, I imagined different stages of my life. Also, I realised how thinking of the rest of my life doesn’t freak me out …

Being Moved By The Inexplicable

Just finished watching August Rush with Ingrid. I loved the music. Almost surreal and unrealistic that people can be moved by music in such an intense way… Truth: I love music. Besides the sad country music, I’ve got no preferred genre; I love all beautiful music. I’m moved intensely by music. I weep, laugh, dance. …