Leadership Lessons from the Wizard of Oz

“All the wonders that you seek are within yourself.” – Sir Thomas Brown As a young boy (I was about six), my Mom took me to watch The Wizard of Oz. The film follows Dorothy, a schoolgirl who lives on a Kansas farm but dreams of a better place ‘somewhere...

The power of uplifting words

“Whoever is happy will make others happy too.” – Mark Twain Words have tremendous power. Positive words immediately affect our mindset, attitude, and performance. Positive words also instantly affect our physiology. Likewise, negative words have an immediate...

It’s never too late!

“You’re never too old to learn.” – Anonymous A dear friend of mine wants to fulfil a lifelong dream and go and study music. On the surface of this idea, there’s nothing wrong, but she is in her fifties. When she starts her classes, there’s a good...

Are you ready to IGNITE your career?

Do you currently work for a company? I list six specific ways you can differentiate yourself from the pack: Take the initiative. Are there essential tasks on your manager’s to-do list? Take on a project that no one wants to tackle but must get done. Build...

The Brand YOU!

What is a brand? The dictionary says, A recognisable name given to a product or service. My definition would be more marketing-orientated, something along the lines of ‘the ability to promise and consistently deliver a unique and superior product and experience in the...