Failing Is More Important Than Ever

Failing Is More Important Than Ever

Oscar Chalupsky is a South African sports and business hero. He was the youngest Springbok lifesaver in 1979. He captained the South African kayak team in 1992, reaching the semi-finals in the K-4 1000m event. He has many sports accolades including South African...

Do We Need Inspiration?

Do We Need Inspiration?

The interesting thing about social media is that the thoughts and opinions of diverse people are available within arm’s reach. This means that you need to be constantly filtering what is being communicated through your own values, beliefs and opinions. In order to...

Fear: The Doorway to Courage

Fear: The Doorway to Courage

Mostly I have found that courage feels an awful lot like fear. At the moment of being courageous the overwhelming feeling is “I am terrified!” Will Smith is hilarious when he tells story of his first parachute jump. He talks about the stress and panic of the night...

Delighting In The Moment

Delighting In The Moment

Don’t know if this has ever happened to you. I decided this morning that I would go for a walk later in the afternoon. But when it came to 5 o’clock I just didn’t feel like it. So the silly to and fro internal dialogue began — between adult and child. The adult...

Stretching To Your Potential

Stretching To Your Potential

I have a love hate relationship with the word “potential”. It seems such a good concept right? It should invite openness to growth and the desire to live up to the best we can be. I certainly don’t want to perform at less than my potential. That would feel like I’m...