Do you have grit?

Without grit, talent may be nothing more than unmet potential. So what is grit? To break it down, there are two components: passion and perseverance. Passion is defined as ‘an intense desire or enthusiasm for something.’ and perseverance is defined as ‘persistence in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success.’ Therefore just having […]

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Minda Dentler – What I learned when I conquered the world’s toughest triathlon

I love stories of people who are not deterred by challenges or disabilities to overcome great challenges. This story of Minda Dentler ticks all the boxes. Big dreams and goals can only be realized when you’re ready to fail. A 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bicycle ride and then a full-length marathon on hot, dry ground […]

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Identify an A-team in business using sport

6 qualities from sport that let you know you’re playing with an A-team in business Playing rugby was the perfect breeding ground to lead me into my entrepreneurial journey. On the muddy pitches of the South African rugby fields is where the foundations of the characteristics I needed to forge my way into the challenging […]

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What Shapes You, Does not Define You

What shapes you does not define you. Instead, you are defined by what you do in spite of the factors that shaped you. What Shaped You? From the time you were born to your early adulthood, you were shaped and moulded into a version of the person you are today by factors largely outside of […]

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Win Your Day

Win your day – with an athlete’s mindset The holidays are done. You head back into the office, motivated with new goals. You have a plan of how your day / week will go to ensure you meet your deadlines. You walk to your desk and are slammed with 4 deadlines and a report due […]

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Managing adversity in business

5 tips for managing adversity in business All athletes will have their share of adversity each season, just listen to the post-game interviews of teams and athletes who won a competition or championship. So, if you are going through some challenging circumstances, you’re not alone. Being in business is no different, you are going to face […]

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Take on 2019 with a winning attitude

3 Tips to take on 2019 with a winning attitude As a new year breaks you may find yourself reflecting on who you are and where you want to be. In my opinion, this is great because self-reflection is a crucial component to a prosperous and fulfilled life. Approach 2019 with the right attitude, and […]

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