Category Archives: Relationships

Strong and healthy relationships make our lives worth living.

Long’s Suggestions for Long-Lasting Relationships

Long-lasting relationships are the stuff of fairy-tales. Married-ever after! This is how the fairy-tale ends and no thought is given to the years that follow and to HOW you actually manage this. I did a speech at Toastmasters the other … Continue reading

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Lessons from a dog fight

The gate bell rang.I immediately panicked. “I hope that’s not a client I didn’t know about” I certainly wasn’t ready to see a client – dressed in gym clothes and no make-up. I answered. Nope. Thank goodness. Two lost dogs … Continue reading

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A colourless citizen

I am a Colourless Citizen born on 20/08/1963 A Guest Post by David Fincham I live in a Rainbow Nation. I go unnoticed. I am a Colourless Citizen. I was not born into a colourless World. I am not a … Continue reading

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How to Give Your Family Your Best

There is the best of you. There is the worst of you. There is a whole lot of you in between these two extremes. Who gets the best? Who gets the worst? Perhaps your work days are a little like … Continue reading

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How I Abused my “Why not?”

I have Balekane Mokoditoa to thank for the inspiration for this post. He gave a speech at Toastmasters the other night that truly inspired me. (One of the things I love about Toastmasters!) He told us that throughout his life … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Create Possibililty

Language opens or closes possibilities for how we engage in the world. The common wisdom we all know about is being correct if we say “I can’t” and also being correct if we say “I can”. Recently I worked with … Continue reading

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I challenge you in honour of Stephen R. Covey

I challenge you today  in honour of Stephen Covey RIP “The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing” When I heard that Stephen R. Covey passed away on the 16th July, I felt truly sad , … Continue reading

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Where we go wrong in communicating…

Jenny told her new friend, Sal, that her Dad was semi-retired. When Sal met Dad a few days later, she spoke slowly and cautiously to Dad. Sal refused an invite to go out for dinner with Jenny’s family the next day. Dad in … Continue reading

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6 things cool guys would never do

1. Ignore her when she walks into a room: The scene: She’s been working late and you’re meeting at a party. You’re chatting to some friends, she walks in, and you vaguely nod at her and carry on talking to … Continue reading

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