I’ve often had people come into my office and describe themselves as a “worry wart.” On questioning, they also admit that both or one of their parents were the same. As they say, the apple never falls far from the tree!
However, there are no born worriers. People might think they are, but they’re not. As I’ve said to many people, I’ve never seen a baby born a worrier. Worry is something you learn.
However, worry is unreasonable for a couple of reasons. […]
Thanks Prof Blandy for some straight-forward common sense. Sadly though, common sense doesn’t seem to be that common any more.
The essence here is to understand that governments traditionally never “lead” the people. They simply wait until there is a momentum or a ground swell and then they tend to jump on board. Hence, they are not in a position to “lead” a jobs recovery or an economic turn-around. […]
It’s a “sin” most everyone has been guilty of at one time or another. Studying for examinations, project deadlines, losing weight; you name it, we have all put off doing something at some time.
We put doing something off because we don’t want to do it, or maybe we have a lot of things on our plate at the moment. Maybe we’re not interested. Maybe we’re just lazy, too. There are plenty of reasons why people procrastinate, […]
Ben Stein presented a commentary on CBS television regarding the way in which our communities are continuing to count out God from our lives and then complaining as our world seems to be going down a negative whirlpool…food for thought… […]
What is a Family Charter?
A Family Charter (sometimes referred to as a family constitution) is a document that is a key element in setting out the relationship between the business and the family. A Charter therefore sets up the parameters and boundaries so that it’s clear how to operate and move. Otherwise, it can become personal with the potential for conflict. A Charter is implemented therefore to head off any potential conflict and to ensure harmonious relations. […]
Change is always difficult for lots of reasons. Leadership succession, especially in a family business therefore, can be tricky at the best of times. Family Business Australia asked me to present a keynote at their recent State Conference, and the media picked it up. Transition from the old to the new… […]