NUDGE: Bridging the INTENTION-ACTION Gap
THE UNIVERSE IS NOT SHORT OF MEN AND WOMEN WHO HAVE DREAMS AND AMBITIONS. Every waking day, we experience spurts of creativity and moments of groundbreaking ideas. Research has shown that each one of us has at least five ideas that if followed with implementation, would shift the trajectory of […]
Keeping Your Poise Under Pressure
You may be familiar with the term poised under pressure. PRESSURE. Imagine a student who misreads the timetable and misses a crucial exam, or the investor who places all they have on a business idea which tanks before it can take-off. At the work-place, it could be deadlines, confrontations, unmet […]
Not So Funny …time for a breather?
Let’s call her Leila Amenambo a.k.a Madam Amena. A high-ranking human resource officer for an auditing firm. Medals. Awards. Accolades. All making her want more. Every day, she drops and picks her two kids at the junior section of Amana Group of Schools, an exercise she enjoys as a mother. […]
A Call to Conscious Living
A guru once told me that life is the process of continuous becoming. When we let this process be a conscious and intentional one, we move towards mastery, but when the process is left on autopilot, we drift towards misery! It is time to clear the fog through which we […]
Stop SHOULDING yourself
Imagine this scenario for a moment… You are walking quietly down Kanyamgwala Street to pick a bus to Kathonzweni, then from the blues this son of soil shows up and yells at you that you should lose some weight, or you should be a better mother, you should be this, […]
…is IQ Overrated?
When Professor Richard Muller, the Author of ‘NOW, the Physics of Time’ was asked to comment on the whole hullabaloo about IQ, he had this to say; “‘Intelligence,’ as measured by IQ is a ridiculously over-rated parameter. I’m constantly meeting people who are clearly more intelligent than I am (in […]
Nursing your HEADSPACE!
Outside their homestead, three girls Aurelia, Alisa and Amber sang their favourite skipping rope rhyme, “babligan babligan number 28 I went for a walk but know I stop underbreak,” their best shot at the song “Public van, public van number 28. I went for a ride but now I stepped […]
FUTILE THOUGHTS: silencing the psychological drama
Don’t let scary psychological drama in the theatre of your mind threaten the beautiful realities at the centre of your life! Thoughts are things. And whereas they cannot be weighed in ounces, the very things they produce can be weighty. By their thinking one may become limited, through the same, another […]
Who Runs the World? GIRLS? A Case for Emotional Intelligence
The waves of feminism have shed light to anyone who doubts, that women are equal to the task of taking charge of their own destinies, that of organizations, companies, industries and even countries. And, when such opportunities are not given to them, these powerhouses have also demonstrated beyond any doubt […]
Stress …where the capacity building comes in More often than not, when the psychological construct; stress is addressed, rarely does capacity building feature as an antidote for the forever increasing stress levels in the personal, professional, corporate, and community worlds of the 21st century.