The most IMPORTANT question you should ask yourself!

WHY? The most important question that you will ever ask! What is your calling, the purpose of your life? Why are you here, and not one of the other billions of sperm that could have won? I’m not talking about the limited “callings” we get taught at school… this choice is not limited to Accountant, Doctor, Engineer or head of…

The 5 common mistakes to goal setting

  Setting goals… where to begin? If you don’t know where to begin with goal setting, don’t worry. You are not alone. The research shows that most people (up to 70%) give up on their New Year’s resolutions by the 22nd of January. Isn’t that a shocking statistic? I’m sure you’ve seen this. Go to the gym in January and…

MOVING on LIFE

  Ever since I can remember entrepreneurship has been in my blood. I grew up that way. My dad was always in businesses and the thrill and fulfilment he got from his work enabled me to dream like he did. I was inspired. Admiring his ability to believe in himself. And then I got comfortable. So comfortable that I stopped…

False Evidence Appearing Real

False Evidence Appearing Real “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your…

I have to let you go!! (Moving On)

Let go I have to let you go… doesn’t mean I want to. Doesn’t mean I know how. But I have to let go. Even if I take baby steps and go slow… the rest of my life is waiting for me, to step up and be free. Loosening the grip you had on me… But where do I start?…

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…

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…

Constructive feedback – a lost art

Giving criticism is not always easy, but it is a crucial skill you need in personal and business life Criticism The first speech I ever gave at Toastmasters was a speech called Man in the Mirror. I made reference to the great Michael Jackson and spoke about how I needed to change in order for the world to change. After…

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…

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