Over a period of 12 years I pushed hard to fulfil my calling and use my gifts to their full potential. I listened to personal development and motivational books, but none of them had the impact that they promised. I finally realised Read more “When is it God and When is it Me?”
In 2017 I will aim to post less than I did in 2016 when I was posting one insight a week. Up until August 2016 I was consistent with my posts, but as you have probably read, I have gone through dramatic shifts in terms of my world view.
2016 Was the year that symbolises completion and wholeness for me – the year I realised Read more “2017 – Believe!”
I have learned a very difficult and deep lesson over the last 12 years. It is a fragile, yet powerful, idea that transforms your life from mediocre to truly significant: You are more than your skills and abilities.
The challenge however is letting go. You have to be brave enough to ask yourself what lies beyond your known, fortified self-image informed by how good you are at Read more “You Are More Than Your Skills and Abilities”
Many people see capitalism and business as evil. …Understandably so. Many leaders in business today are missing the point. Business is there to serve society. The future leader of business needs to be a fulfilled individual if he or she wants to truly lead for good and not greed.
True leaders cannot desire to have Read more “The Battle of the Egos”
I cannot believe how many people in business simply accept the current mediocre leadership culture. I am utterly frustrated with the number of really smart people that will settle for second best when it comes to creating freedom. Freedom?
Simple: free to choose when I work; free to choose where I work (and therefore skipping toxic exhaust fumes on my daily commute); free to choose how work gets structured (so that we can be creative and simply brilliant Read more “Blind Intelligence”
Our greatest victories are achieved through the pain that we experience, or should I say perceived pain. So much of what we perceive as real pain is self-inflicted due to the paradigm we choose to believe. If you desire to have a beautiful car or home and everyday you are ‘denied’ this beautiful possession you feel pain.
Our minds are therefore our greatest tool. To spend our time on evaluating that which we believe is the most important to us we can save Read more “Through the Pain”
Hey there all you interesting people! It’s been a while since my last post, but with clear intent: This is a new season for survivetoalive.com and myself. I am opening up a new chapter and shifting my attention to individuals, entrepreneurs and businesses that want to stand out, do something different and help make this world more interesting.
Here it is Read more “This Is It!”