Successful Living

The Eagle & The Power Of Persistence

Here are the contents of a couple of emails that I had sent to me today from my eldest daughter Sarah. When one spends their life motivating others it is wonderful to be the recipient of the same from time to time…especially from your daughter…. First a poem…. The Eagle He clasps the crag with […]

The Butterfly And The Bee

The origin of this article came about as I watched an interview with the world-renowned boxer Muhammad Ali. “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee,” was one of his defining phrases coined by corner man Drew “Bundini” Brown, and it aptly described Ali’s remarkable combination of speed and power during his prime. So before […]

The Awesome Power Of Giving

The gift of giving is something that we all need to practice if we are to live a fulfilled life. Life is not about getting. It’s about giving. But the rule of the universe states that as you continue to give you will never go without. You will find yourself the recipient time and again […]

Lasting Friendship

I met up today with some friends whom I hadn’t seen for probably five years. The amazing thing though was that we just simply picked up from where we’d left off. They had an additional member in their young family and the baby that we met five years earlier was now a happy little young […]


The Webster’s Dictionary defines integrity as ‘unimpaired moral principles; honesty; soundness; the quality of being whole or undivided.’ To me it is all about being what you believe and doing what you say. A man or woman of integrity fulfils what he or she promises. They are the ones who thank others. They are the […]


Richard Foster writes in Reasons To Be Glad that ‘The disciplined person is the person who can do what needs to be done when it needs to be done. The disciplined person is the person who can live in the appropriateness of the hour. The extreme ascetic and the glutton have exactly the same problem: […]


I have been studying a lot of material written by Leadership Expert – John C. Maxwell of late. Great material…and here are just a few notes that impacted me and that I would like to share with you… Alex Haley, the author of ROOTS, used to keep a picture in his office of a turtle […]

The Excellence Autograph

Just this week I came across a quote written by the world famous quote supplier called Anonymous. And here it is: Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence. As a boy, before the age of 12, I recall never ever wanting to perform in a pleasing […]

Positive Light In A Dark Negative World

I recently took my family to Sydney to experience the New Year’s celebrations. With the Sydney Harbour Bridge as the major centrepiece to the magical firework experience, our eyes feasted on the colours and our ears delighted to the sounds of a spectacular fireworks display that ushered the millions who either watched the event live […]

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