Monthly Archives: September 2017

Commonalities of Champions.

I recently shared on Facebook and Twitter that The No. 1 commonality of a champion is consistency. We can however argue that one of these commonalities – hard work, vision, faith and attitude should be No 1… Champions are visionary who work smart, have good habits along with good attitudes which they stick to. And most importantly, they have faith. ... Read More »

Perfect combination: Tough Mind & Tender Heart.

We should all train our mind to be tough and our heart to be tender. Jesus puts it this way: “Be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.” i.e., Copy and combine the toughness of the serpent and the softness of the dove. Dr Martin Luther King Jr, once said “To have serpent-like qualities devoid of dove-like qualities ... Read More »

Climate Change: What you can do

Extreme weather events such as Hurricane Irma happening right now in Florida are becoming common as a result of climate change.  But what can we do? The former Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon said in 2015 “We are the last generation that can fight climate change. We have a duty to act.” I recently read Julian Cribb’s ... Read More »

Love your enemies.

Recently I read about a respected cleric who said he would kill (with his prayer) anyone that touches his wife. The question that came to my mind afterwards is “What would Jesus do?”  It is true that no admonition of Jesus has been more difficult to follow than the command to “love your enemies.”  In fact, some men have felt ... Read More »

Lead yourself to personal excellence.

Neck, Manz and Houghton in their book entitled “Self-Leadership, The Definitive Guide to Personal Excellence, define self- leadership as a process of leading yourself to overcome obstacles to your goals. Although everyone practices self-leadership not everyone practices self-leadership effectively. Effective self-leadership helps us to persevere and refuse to let initial failures rob of us of our aspirations. It helps us ... Read More »