Leave your box and reach your POTENTIAL

  When I was 14 When I was 14 years old I was told I needed to decide what my career was going to be. I was excited and set my mind free. I went to my teacher and said I want to become a dancer. She looked at me and laughed. “Laurens you can’t dance, you’re white.” So I…

12 ways to deal with FAILURE

“Anyone who has not failed, has not tried anything new” The way to get past failure is to quit talking and begin doing Its not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get back up When life knocks you down, land on your back, because if you can look up, you can get up People who’re crazy enough to…

Building your CONFIDENCE

Confidence boils down to the image you have of yourself! Confidence People often say, when someone else loves me, then I’ll feel confident… unfortunately this is the incorrect sequence of events. If you are confident, people will find it a lot easier to love you. Think about it, how can someone possibly love you if you don’t love yourself? So…

Mastery – where to begin??

MASTERY I have had the privilege of writing and publishing a book. It was not an easy task, but I knew that one day I would call myself an author and I always stick to my word. Over the past few years I have written more books and had many people ask me how? How did you do it? Writing…

Be Someone

  Be someone The other day I was driving past a pile of rubbish on the side of the road. I looked to my friend and said, “Somebody should really do something about that.” He told me to stop the car. He then got out of the car and walked towards the pile of rubbish. I asked him what he…

FIGHT your FEAR

Do you want to use fear to empower you? “Fear does not shut you down, it wakes you up.” – Veronica Roth Fighting fear The one thing that cripples more people is fear. The fear of failure, fear of rejection, fear of the unknown… It is the fear that things won’t work out and we will be worse off that…

15 things to remember to overcome regret

  14 things to remember to overcome regret #1. You only regret the chances you don’t take #2. Imagine what could go right instead of what could go wrong #3. Take a leap of faith and move on if you have too #4. Everything you want is on the other side of fear #5. A ship is safe in harbour,…

Follow your DREAM

“it is impossible to stop someone who NEVER GIVES UP!” I have the pleasure of coaching many people and they all have the same desire, to do something in life worth remembering. Some want to leave a legacy behind, some want to become well-known and some want to be the best parents and children they can be. Everyone has the…

The Secret Sauce to SUCCESS

Success leaves clues, the question is are you following the right detective? “Model someone who’s already successful… because success leaves clues.” ― Tony Robbins The secret sauce to success One of the greatest achievements in my life is that I have written and published a book. Often people will say they too want to write a book but they believe…

How to overcome disappointments

“Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.” ― Alexander Pope How to deal with disappointments What I learnt from Thailand The Buddha once said that, “expectations are the root to all suffering.” At first I thought it was just spiritual mumbo jumbo, until I went to Thailand (where Buddhism is practised by nearly everyone). I…

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