My Top 5 TED Talks .. plus a Bonus ;)

I'm sure everyone reading this blog will agree ... TED Talks are the best!! :) I stumbled upon TED.com a few years ago, got hooked right away and have been a junkie ever since.  The info packaged in 10-15 min talks are perfect for someone with a busy life (yip I know you are one of us) and we can reflect on the short bits of wisdom and implement the advise very very quickly. I enjoy listening to the talks while stuck in traffic, when I'm bored (not to crazy about the "idiot…Read more …
Monday Motivation – Wake Up .. Kick Butt … REPEAT!

Monday Motivation – Wake Up .. Kick Butt … REPEAT!

It's Monday .. Are you Ready??? Yes!! ..  it's Monday, my favorite day of the week and I am Ready to rock and roll.  It was a cold weekend in Johannesburg (well, cold for us) and most people spent the weekend indoors watching some TV and trying to stay warm. For me the weekend was an opportunity to catch up some much needed work, ticking some boxes, dotting the i's and crossing the t's.  And yes, I did that sitting next to a nice warm fireplace :)  How about you?  What where you…Read more …
Reading the 4 Hour Work Week by Tim Ferris

Reading the 4 Hour Work Week by Tim Ferris

As part of The Book a Month Club (reading one book a month for a year) I have learned a MASSIVE amount about myself and how I do things.  What works, what does NOT work and where I need to work on my way of doing things  ... but NOTHING prepared me for the book we are reading this month. The 4 Hour Work Week by Tim Ferris This is all about Action, ACtion, ACTion, ACTIon, ACTIOn, ACTION, ACTION!! I always saw myself as someone that takes action and leaves procrastination in my…Read more …
How to Wire Your Brain for Financial Freedom

How to Wire Your Brain for Financial Freedom

"You can't teach an old dog new tricks" .... does this saying resonate with you? ... Well, it should definitely NOT!! Science has advanced over the last decade and proven over and over again that you CAN change your future by changing your Mindset TODAY.  Your brain uses a process called Neuroplasticity to do this.  Neuroplasticity refers to changes in neural pathways and synapses due to changes in behavior, environment, neural processes, thinking, and emotions (See more on Wikipedia here) The point I am trying to make is that your can change your future…Read more …
Your Life in Jelly Beans

Your Life in Jelly Beans

How much time do you REALLY have in this life? I was sent the video below this week and it had a profound effect on me.  It explains our average life of 28 000 days in the form of JellyBeans and how we spend it in our daily lives.  Time spent eating, sleeping, commuting, watching TV, working and all the daily activities that we do without putting too much thought into it.  What you are left with after all these activities is your real life. Watch the video ... it will shake you…Read more …