Leadership

The Value of Self-Discipline in Our Lives
The Value of Self-Discipline in Our Lives

Behind every great achievement in anyone’s life lies self-discipline. We see this in every human endeavour. Be it in the field of sports, ..

The 7 Principles for Successful Self-Improvement
The 7 Principles for Successful Self-Improvement

I believe that Self-improvement is one of the most important of all human virtues. If there is something that should be undertaken by every..

5 Goal Setting Tips That Will Change Your Life
5 Goal Setting Tips That Will Change Your Life

Success is determined and measured by the goals you have accomplished. Goal setting gives direction to your life and boosts your motivation.

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Responsible For Your Life
5 Reasons Why You Should Be Responsible For Your Life

Taking responsibility is acknowledging that you are taking control of your life, it is telling your friends and the world that you are in charge and not your spouse, father, mother or any one else.

The Power to Make Choices is In Your Hands
The Power to Make Choices is In Your Hands

In your hands lies the power to make choices and decisions. You are to take responsibility for the choices and decisions you make.

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Take Responsibility for Your Attitude

An attitude of responsibility allows you to look objectively at a situation and identify the areas for personal growth and self improvement.

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Time to Change Relationships that Need to be Changed

Its that time when you have to make your resolutions and change those that need to be changed. Resolve to be a better person this year.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. Whatever kind of job you do is related to serving people. It may be directly or indirectly interacting with people, but I ...

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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 change history.

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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

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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…

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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..

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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,

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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..

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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..

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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..

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Everything is Hard Before It’s Easy

Human beings by nature want to have the easy things in life. Most of us are full of envy, when we see our friends driving beautiful fancy cars and living a seemingly comfortable and enjoying life in general.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Be Open Minded and Flexible to Change

Change is inevitable especially with the continuous advancement of technology and information gathering. We live in a changing world.

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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 ...

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8 Ways to Help Maximise Your Potential Part Two

This is the second part of a two part series on 8 ways to help maximise your potential. A quick reminder of the definition of the world.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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The Importance of Having a Defined Written Down Intended Life’s Purpose

I cannot emphasise how important it is to know and write down your life’s intended purpose. We all have a purpose in life that is why we…

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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 ...

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8 Ways to Help 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 possess skills and abilities that nobody else possesses quite like ...

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How Being Positive Influences Your Direction of Goal Achievement

When you condition your mind in such a way that you think, feel, and live success, believe me, your goal achievement will be sooner rather..

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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; ...

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How to Live from the Inside Out

I am not made or unmade by the things that happen to me but by the things that I do. They say that all growth is comes from within.

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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 ...

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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
The 7 Key Principles of Success

Success is a journey, not a destination” ~ Ben Sweetland. Indeed success is not a destination that you can say now I have arrived at success.

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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?

Bob Richards says “you are what you think you are, and I agree with him 100%. You see the world only sees and knows what you give them.

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 ...

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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 ...

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The 9 Must Have Life Skills part 2

The 9 Must Have Life Skills part 2

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The 9 Must Have Life Skills part 1

The 9 Must Have Life Skills part 1

Self-Belief is Key to Personal Success

“Believe in yourself” – Unknown. “First say to yourself what you want to be; then do what you have to do” – Epictetus. Have faith in yourself. Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy. But with sound confidence you can succeed. Self-belief is a very important ...

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The Six Principles of Self-Management

Self-management refers to the act of taking responsibility for our emotions and self well-being. If you have to grow you need self-management.

5 Principles to Help You Set Your Goals
5 Principles to Help You Set Your Goals

It is hence important in life to set your own achievable targets that are measurable. Before you set your goals, write down your life plan.

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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

Your Confidence is Key to Success
Your Confidence is Key to Success

Success cannot be achieved without confidence. I have learned that most successful people are the ones who have mastered their confidence.

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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

Self-improvement does not come without hard work and perseverance. You have to work harder, dig deeper, and sacrifice more to attain your ..

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Tick Toke, Tick Toke, Time is Ticking

Time management is of the essence in any personal development endeavours. We all must learn how to manage this precious commodity.

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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

I have realized that every time I think that I have made the correct choice there is a great sense of satisfaction and happiness.

Inspiring and Empowering Others to Help You
Inspiring and Empowering Others to Help You

Empowering others is attention. Just like every one of us love attention in one way or the other. Learn to listen with a keen interest.

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You have something to give

You have something to give

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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

Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits;..

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It pays to start small

It pays to start small

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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

Having a positive mindset is not only an asset to any endeavor but also to the individual as we generally like being around positive people.

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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

Self improvement take place at work? At home? At school? When you exert extra effort in doing things. H – Hang on to your dreams.

4 Tips for Inspirational and Motivational Thoughts

“The more difficulties one has to encounter, within and without, the more significant and the higher in inspiration his life will be” – Horace Bushnell. One of the keys to being able to maintain the motivation levels for any project is found in the ability to stay positive no matter what the circumstances are. Having ...

Goal Setting Tips
Goal Setting Tips

Goal setting is an open secret known by top-caliber individuals including successful businessmen and women and all achievers.

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Improve Your Self-Esteem Part 2

I will mention the remaining 3 that are compared with others; recognition and rewards and how these affect your self-esteem.

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Improve Your Self-Esteem Part 1

Your self-esteem is probably the most important part of your personality. Everything that you do, say, or think affects your self-esteem.

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5 Qualities of Leaders and Motivators Part 2

Integrity means that you, as a leader, admit your shortcomings. It means that you work to develop your strengths and compensate for your…

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5 Qualities of Leaders and Motivators Part 1

Leaders and motivation. We are all born with leadership qualities regardless of our situation the difference is how much of it are we using.

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How to attract prosperity

How to attract prosperity

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Inspiration Leads to Success Part 2

This is the final part on inspiration leads to success. In this article, I encourage you to have positive thoughts and how they relate to..

Inspiration leads to success part 1

Inspiration leads to success part 1

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5 Ways to Improve Your Confidence

To attain personal mastery and confidence, it is important to believe in yourself. It is also important to be content with yourself.

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4 Reasons Why Memory Should Be Improved On

Perhaps one of the key physical ingredients to personal development is having a good memory. We use it in our daily lives but often we take..

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7 Steps to Boost Your Brain Power

If you are one of those people who want to think better like me, your brain power boost might be just a few steps away. Learn how wto boost it.

Change Your Mind and Enjoy Your Success
Change Your Mind and Enjoy Your Success

The starting point for success is determination and self-belief, both of which begin in the mind. The state of your mind is key for your life.

The Building Blocks of Good Character
The Building Blocks of Good Character

Character is not determined by the things that someone does nor say to me, it is determined by my reaction to the things that happen to me.

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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

Are You Happy?
Are You Happy?

Your life and experiences can be either a source of happiness or suffering. The decision to live a happy life is entirely in your hands.

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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

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Knowledge is Key to Success

In this day and age of the internet acquiring knowledge has become a little bit easier. Knowledge is the key to living and being successful.

Get Fired Up
Get Fired Up

You have the potential Do you know that you are the only one of your kind in this world? Uniquely designed and wonderfully made.

Take Stock of Your Achievements
Take Stock of Your Achievements

The year is slowing but surely drifting away. I thought to write and remind you of the past periods achievements if any and take stock of ..

Do You Have What It Takes?
Do You Have What It Takes?

Do You Have What It Takes?

The Power of Thought
The Power of Thought

Power of Thoughts” perhaps it is one of the most important, in the quest for personal development. I believe that you are what you are..

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