Leadership

Your Attitude and Self Application Determines Your Success
Your Attitude and Self Application Determines Your Success

To achieve your success, you need to have the right mental attitude; you need to apply yourself.

Challenges Require Us to Conquer Them
Challenges Require Us to Conquer Them

Life is full of challenges. Everyday comes with its own challenges. If you give up, you are acknowledging failure. You are embracing failure.

Adversity Introduces You to Yourself
Adversity Introduces You to Yourself

Overcoming adversity is a measure of ones personal development and growth. Life is full of challenges that need to be overcome.

You Have the Potential for Improvement
You Have the Potential for Improvement

We all possess the power and potential for improvement. All growth comes from within. The ability to improve our lives is in our hands.

At the Heart of Every Obstacle Lies an Opportunity
At the Heart of Every Obstacle Lies an Opportunity

Some life changing opportunities are usually embed within an obstacle and most of the times we miss them. Embrace hurdles and learn from them.

Start With What You Have
Start With What You Have

Opportunity does not wait for anyone. The biggest challenge in life is getting the courage to start. We all have something we want to achieve.

Responsibility is a Source of Happiness
Responsibility is a Source of Happiness

There is a close relationship between being responsible and enjoying happiness. Responsibility can be a huge source for happiness.

The Joy of Serving People
The Joy of Serving People

“Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution will ever experience life’s deepest joy; true fulfillment” – Anthony Robbins. We live to serve people. Humanity was created for service. What ever kind of job you do is related to serving people. It may be directly or indirectly interacting with people, but ...

You Cannot Change the Past
You Cannot Change the Past

“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift, that is why they call it present”- Unknown origins. You cannot do anything to change your past neither can you delete it. But you can do something with the present to help shape your future. Look, we all have closets and in those closets ...

Life is Like a Seed that Needs to be Nurtured
Life is Like a Seed that Needs to be Nurtured

Our attitude about the future depends on our ability to see the future. Each of us has the inherent ability to dream, design, and experience the future through our hopeful imagination. Whatever the mind has the capacity to imagine

To Change is to Be Progressive
To Change is to Be Progressive

“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference” – Serenity Prayer…

You Don't Grow When Things are Going Easy
You Don’t Grow When Things are Going Easy

As human beings, we have a natural tendency to wanting to do the easier things in life. I guess this is how we are wired. However, you..

On your mark get set go!
On your mark get set go!

Get set, ready, steady go. The challenge starts today. The die is cast. There is no turning back. This is the beginning of the month-long article posting challenge. In my previous post,

Life gives us a second chance
Life gives us a second chance

If you are reading this article, today is the first day of the rest of your life, and you have every reason to be grateful for it. Thank God for the gift of your life. You are alive for a reason. I believe that life has always given us an opportunity for a second..

Challenge yourself to do more
Challenge yourself to do more

What would life be like without challenges? My guess is that it would be boring, actually very boring. As days continue rolling over in the new year and..

Appreciating the law of cause and effect
Appreciating the law of cause and effect

“Cause and effect is as absolute and undeviating in the hidden realm of thought as in the world of visible and material things. Mind is the master weaver, both of the interior garment of character and the outer garment of circumstance” – James Allen. Every choice we make has far-reaching consequences; all actions do. I’m ...

Nothing is perfect the first time
Nothing is perfect the first time

There is nothing that was created or invented by man that was perfected the first time. Everything that we do or have done is never perfect the first time. All the nice buildings and all the beautiful things that are man-made were not perfect at the first attempt. A lot of planning, research, rebuilding and ...

Learn to keep your dreams alive
Learn to keep your dreams alive

The key to happiness is having dreams. The key to success is making your dreams come true. We all have dreams, but life can be a discouragement. Life has a way of pushing our dreams backwards. We all have gone through a rough patch in our lives and this may have resulted in burying our ...

There is no safety in the "comfort Zone"
There is no safety in the “comfort Zone”

Life requires that we move on while our human nature dictates that we remain in our “comfort zone”.  Unfortunately our comfort zone does not provide for growth. When you remain in your comfort zone chances are that you will never grow. You are most likely to going to live a non fulfilling life. If you ...

Everything is hard before it’s easy
Everything is hard before it’s easy

“If I have correct goals and I keep pursuing them the best way I know how, everything falls into line. If I do the right thing, I am going to succeed” – Dan Dierdorf. Human beings by nature want to have the easy things in life. Most of us are full of envy, when we ...

Your values make the person you are
Your values make the person you are

Life is lived from the inside out. At the very core of your personality are your values. What you become or what you are, is largely dictated by the values that you hold strong. If your values are love, kindness, honesty, positivity and sincerity that is what will often be shown in your life. Our ...

Yourself image determines your performance
Yourself image determines your performance

We all have formed an image of our self in one way or another. I have been doing a personal study of my performance in relation to my personal image. The discovery has been phenomenon. I have discovered that the way I view my self has a direct relationship with my task performance and my ...

Be open minded and flexible to change
Be open minded and flexible to change

We live in a society that is constantly evolving and therefore, it is important that we adapt to change in order that we enhance our personal development and growth. Change is inevitable especially with the continuous advancement of technology and information gathering. It is very unwise to have a rigid mind that does not easily ...

Is living consciously beneficial?
Is living consciously beneficial?

Why is it important to live consciously or have a conscious mind? Do you live consciously? “I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor” – Henry D Thoreau. Many of us live our lives on auto pilot. We just flow with the wind. We ...

8 ways to help you maximise your potential part two
8 ways to help you maximise your potential part two

This is the second article of a two part series on 8 ways to help maximise your potential. A quick reminder of the definition of the world potential according to the oxford dictionary “potential is having or showing the capacity to develop into something in the future”.  Personal development and growth is a vehicle that ...

The darkest hour is just before dawn
The darkest hour is just before dawn

“Believe in a hope that a new hope is dawning, believe that your dreams will come true, believe in the promise of brighter tomorrows, begin by believing in you”. The darkest hour of the night is just before dawn. Have you ever noticed that when you are about to break through there is usually a ...

It’s time to review your resolutions
It’s time to review your resolutions

We are nearly coming to the end of the year and it’s about time you started reviewing what your current goals are and what you have achieved. If you did not start out with any resolutions at the beginning of the year perhaps this is the right time to evaluate what you have achieved during ...

The Importance of having a defined written down Intended Life’s Purpose

“Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time” – Marion Wright Edelman. I cannot emphasise how important it is to know and write down your Intended Life’s Purpose. We all have a purpose in life that is why we ...

Goals and goal setting
Goals and goal setting

“In the absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.” ~ Unknown. Goal setting is the one activity that sets apart achievers from those who are surviving or just getting by. By goal setting we are enabled to create the future we want to happen rather than live the ...

8 ways to help you maximise your potential part one

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around” ~ Leo Buscaglia. We are all blessed and posses skills and abilities that nobody else possesses quite like ...

How being positive influences your direction of goal achievement

“When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge” ~ Albert Einstein. If you are a person who wants to achieve something worthwhile in your life, you must have set yourself some goals. ...

5 Common principles for successful people

“Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit” ~ Conrad Hilton. You may have asked yourself this old age question. Why are other people more successful than others; why is it that some people make more money, have more friends, enjoy better life than others; ...

How to live from the inside out

“Things may happen to you, but the only things that matter are the things that happen in you” ~ Eric Butterworth. I am not made or unmade by the things that happen to me but by the things that I do, this means that I have learned to live from the inside out. The bible ...

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7 tips for self-improvement and success

“All the evidence that we have indicates that it is reasonable to assume in practically every human being, and certainly in almost every newborn baby, that there is an active will toward health, an impulse towards growth, or towards the actualization” ~ Abraham Maslow. Life naturally dictates that we move from point A to point ...

How to create a positive self-image

“Life isn’t about finding yourself, life is about creating yourself” ~ George Bernard Shaw. Before we start please get a piece of paper and write down the answer to the following questions. What do you think about yourself, what do you think your colleagues and peers think about you? The answers off course will vary ...

Taking the giant step of growth
Taking the giant step of growth

“All growth is from within” ~ Master Key. “Change and growth take place when a person has risked himself and dares to become involved with experimenting with his own life” ~ Herbert Otto. I know and believe that every normal thinking person has a dream, at least I have one. We all want to believe ...

The 7 key principles of success

“Success is a journey not a destination” ~ Ben Sweetland. This is one of my favourite quotes. Indeed success is not a destination that you can say now I have arrived at success. It is a daily way of living. I have come to understand that there is no quick formula to success. We all ...

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How to increase your emotional self-awareness

“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wander and stand and rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed” ~ Albert Einstein. Emotional self-awareness ...

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Who do you think you are?

“You become what you think about” ~ Earl Nightingale. Do not be deceived the title may sound a bit sarcastic, but may be let me rephrase the question; what do you think you are? True to the question many of us do not even know what we think of ourselves. I asked many of my ...

The 6 Qualities of Self-Development

“You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude towards what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you” ~ Brian Tracy. We all have the qualities of self-development. Everybody has it in them to develop themselves to the fullest potential ...

The 9 must have life skills part 3

Welcome to part 3 of “the 9 must have life skills”.  This is the final part of the 3 series. Let’s start with a quick recap of the past two articles. In part one I mentioned the first three life skills namely, influencing; delegation and persuasion. We went on to describe these in detail click ...

The 9 must have life skills part 2

The 9 must have life skills part 2

The 9 must have life skills part 1

The 9 must have life skills part 1

Self-belief is key to personal success

Self-belief is key to personal success

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The six principles of self-management

The six principles of self-management

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5 principles to help you set your goals

5 principles to help you set your goals

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Addressing the 3 main motivation killers

Addressing the 3 main motivation killers

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The six qualities of self-development

The six qualities of self-development

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Your confidence is key to success

Your confidence is key to success

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Develop the Right Mental Attitude for you to Succeed

Develop the Right Mental Attitude for you to Succeed

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4 Tips for self-improvement

4 Tips for self-improvement

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Tick tok, tick tok, time is ticking

Tick tok, tick tok, time is ticking

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Living consciously

Living consciously

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Be gracious and stay happy

Be gracious and stay happy

There is satisfaction in doing the right thing

There is satisfaction in doing the right thing

Inspiring and empowering others to help you

Inspiring and empowering others to help you

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You have something to give

You have something to give

The dawn of a season
The dawn of a season

The dawn of a season

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5 Personal success questions

5 Personal success questions

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Keeping track of your achievements

Keeping track of your achievements

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How to keep track of your thoughts

How to keep track of your thoughts

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It pays to start small

It pays to start small

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The law of success

The law of success

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The secret and source of power

The secret and source of power

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You are gifted and talented

You are gifted and talented

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4 Tips to help stay positive

4 Tips to help stay positive

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3 reasons why leaders fail

3 reasons why leaders fail

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Communication is key to success

Communication is key to success

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Learning from failure

Learning from failure

Is knowledge key to success?

Is knowledge key to success?

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Motivation, the heart of self improvement

Motivation, the heart of self improvement

4 Tips for inspirational and motivational thoughts

4 Tips for inspirational and motivational thoughts

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Improve your self esteem part 2

Improve your self esteem part 2

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Improve your self esteem part 1

Improve your self esteem part 1

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5 Qualities of leaders and motivators part 2

5 Qualities of leaders and motivators part 2

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5 Qualities of leaders and motivators part 1

5 Qualities of leaders and motivators part 1

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How to attract prosperity

How to attract prosperity

Inspiration leads to success part 2

Inspiration leads to success part 2

Inspiration leads to success part 1

Inspiration leads to success part 1

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5 Ways to improve your confidence

5 Ways to improve your confidence

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Believe in yourself

Believe in yourself

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4 Reasons why memory should be improved on

4 Reasons why memory should be improved on

7 steps to boost your brain power

7 steps to boost your brain power

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Change your mind and enjoy your success

Change your mind and enjoy your success

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The building blocks of good character

The building blocks of good character

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Stand on your two feet

Stand on your two feet

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You are what you choose

You are what you choose

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Stay focused on your goals

Stay focused on your goals

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The five D’s of Success part 2

The five D's of Success part 2

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How to build your character

How to build your character

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Explore the power in you

Explore the power in you

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You are what you think

You are what you think

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The five D’s of Success part 1

The five D's of Success part 1

Knowledge is key to success

Knowledge is key to success

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Take stock of your achievements

Take stock of your achievements

Do you have what it takes?

Do you have what it takes?

The power of thought
The power of thought

The power of thought