Category: Articles

Various of Articles

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Jul2011

Islamophile jew

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There seems to be an assumption that as a Jew one can’t respect Islam or that as a Muslim one can’t respect Judaism. This is ludicrous because in fact Judaism and Islam are closer than any other two religions. Not only are they monotheistic and share a single father, Abraham, ... Read More
July 17, 2011Justin

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Jun2011
Whenever I ask my workshop delegates who has goals, most people put up their hands. Then I ask ‘who has written, regularly reviewed goals that you’ve broken into sub goals with time-frames?’ Usually less than 5% of the group can put up their hands to that. Yet research shows that ... Read More
June 17, 2011Justin

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Apr2011

The power of optimism

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Two people each invest R100,000 in a business venture, the business goes belly up and they lose everything. The one thinks: ‘I’m an idiot, I got screwed, my life is over.’ The other thinks: ‘What can I learn from this?, How can I make sure my next business succeeds?’. Spot ... Read More
April 17, 2011Justin

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Apr2011
Traditionally it was thought that there were three key prerequisites for success: IQ, qualifications and work experience. Decades of research has shown that neither of these is essential. These factors might get you through the door but they won’t take you up the ladder. They are not always necessary to ... Read More
April 17, 2011Justin

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Mar2011
  In my presentations and seminars I like to ask people to define success. Money, status and a date with their favourite supermodel always feature near the top of the list. Then I get the kill-joys ‘No’, they say, ‘success is family, health, or love.’ So imagine you had all of ... Read More
March 17, 2011Justin

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Mar2011
Life coaching has probably been around since that first cave woman smacked those poison berries out of her son’s hand. Certainly Socrates, Moses and Jesus were all master coaches. Things started to get a little more formalised with the beginnings of a life coaching industry in the US in the ... Read More
March 17, 2011Justin

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Feb2011

It’s the relationship, stupid

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In answer to how elections are won in the USA, Bill Clinton famously answered: ‘It’s the economy, stupid’. Actually the secret to winning in politics, business and life in general is through building strong relationships.   I had a television show where I interviewed Dr John Maxwell a leadership consultant to George ... Read More
February 17, 2011Justin