Is seeking approval holding you back? (Part 1)


And so the coach stormed off in frustration. I sat there in front of 50 people bewildered and dazed. Surely she would come back. Surely she wouldn’t leave me sitting there embarrassed and uncomfortable on the stage by myself? I sat there for a moment. Then another long slow moment. Time slowed down as 50 […]

7 reasons why leaders don’t realise their potential

Unrealised potential

Let’s face it, as a leader most people are going to think that you have got your shit sorted. You know where you are going and you are headed there on the fast train. People want to follow you because you have vision and chutzpah. Yet, you and I know differently. In truth, most leaders […]

How to deal with difficult people at work

Shaking hands

People are the problem! This is invariably the answer I get when I ask what the number one problem in a workplace is. It might be managers who “can’t manage”. It might be leaders who are “out of touch with what is really going on”. It might be a colleague who is overly competitive, obstructive […]

Seven myths about meditation debunked!

Meditation myths debunked

In my last post, I looked at a whole bunch of benefits of meditation for the modern man. Meditation and mindfulness are now part of the mainstream and are practiced by entrepreneurs, corporate executives and politicians through to sportsmen, artists and the military. However, many aspects of meditation aren’t understood. There are a number of […]

If you are a man who doesn’t meditate, you’ve gotta start. Here’s why!

If you are a man who doesn't meditate, you've gotta start. Here's why

Why on earth would you want to meditate? Don’t you have to be a Buddhist monk sitting in strange positions for long periods of time? With all the stress and pressure that the average modern man faces, and the scientific evidence proving the benefits of meditation, the better question is why aren’t you meditating? Meditation […]

How to review and release 2014, ready for a great 2015!

Review and release 2014

Can you believe that we are coming to end of 2014 already? Seems crazy that the holidays are here and soon we will be saying goodbye to this year. Whatever this year has been like for you, now is a great time to review 2014, take the lessons and seeds of wisdom and gently but intentionally […]