When you’re busy you don’t have time for drama 

Do you find you have drama in your life? It’s because you’re bored. Drama distracts. Romantic affairs, office politics, noise. Drama only happens when you’re bored. Drama is not good for your success. Stay busy. Stay uncomfortable. Seek pressure. When you’re busy you don’t have time for drama.

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Rumination is not your friend

Rumination is delay. Rumination is procrastination. Only action let’s you see the situation for what it is. Only action gives you the information you need to make the right decisions about the way forward. Stop ruminating. Act! Rumination is not your friend.

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Misfortune favours the arrogant

Fortunate favours the brave. Not the arrogant.  Bravery is not to be confused with arrogance. Pride comes before the fall. Misfortune favours the arrogant.

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Value things within your control 

The more you value things outside your control, the less control you have. For example, your reputation. You have no control over what people think of you. Therefore, if you spend your life valuing your reputation, you’ll have no control over your life. Think about what you value. Is it outside your control? If it…

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The deeper you go the less you know 

When you start learning a new subject, you quickly think you understand the gist. And as you learn more, you become even more confident. But there’s a point at which where you suddenly start doubting yourself. “Maybe there’s more to this than I thought.” Past that point, the more you learn, the more you doubt….

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Be an awesome person

We all lose our tempers. We all get angry. We all say nasty things, do bad things, hurt people, behave arrogantly. No one is perfect. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try to be an awesome person. You sometimes slip up, so what, forget about it. Be an  awesome person

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We love being able to blame people 

But what if it was all random? What if everything that happens is outside of your control? Then no one is to blame. Then you don’t invest energy in blaming yourself or others, and you commit all your energy to moving forward. But we love to blame people. And so we end up wasting time….

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When something goes wrong, how do you react?

You miss a flight. You forget your passport. You run out of petrol. Something goes wrong. Maybe its your fault, maybe its someone else’s. How do you react? If you’re like most people, you get upset. You get angry with yourself, or someone else. Tension, aggravation. What does that achieve? You delay the resolution. You…

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Love your mistakes 

We get taught from school onwards to run away from mistakes. To be ashamed of, to be embarrassed. That’s not constructive. It makes you afraid, and fear is not a great motivator. Better to love our mistakes, embrace them, don’t run away from them. That’s not to be confused with loving making mistakes. Making mistakes…

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You can’t he fabulous if you’re not flawed

“Fabulous and flawed”, a famous saying. It’s famous because it’s true. If you want to have fabulous people in the world, you must accept their flaws. If you want to be fabulous, you must accept your flaws. No flaws, no greatness.

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Mankind? What about your own kind?

Lots of people say they want to save “mankind”. They spend their lives trying to save “mankind”. Who is “mankind”? Everyone in the world. That’s quite a few people. Quite laudable. But before you save “mankind” make sure you’ve looked after your “own kind”. Your family. Your surburb. Your town. Your provide. Your country. Etc….

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What is the definition of integrity?

Some people think integrity is honesty. You have integrity if you tell the truth, simple as that. Not true. Integrity is much more than telling the truth. For example, not telling the entire truth is a form of lying, but it’s not exactly lying, and therefore would still qualify you as having integrity if your…

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