Category Archives: The Shift

Boiling to Death?

Urban myth has it that if you put a frog in a pot filled with tepid water and gradually heat it, the frog will adjust its body temperature accordingly. When the water is about to reach boiling point, the frog decides to jump out. At this stage, it has lost all its strength and eventually […]

The Freedom to Choose

I currently have the pleasure of reading a book written by Viktor Frankl titled Man’s search for Meaning. In this harrowing account of his survival of the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II he comes to one very specific conclusion as a result of his ordeal. He summarises it as follows: “Forces beyond your […]

Leader of the Pack

For the onlooker, the title of leader seems glamorous, almost red carpet-like. But for the leader, the reality is sometimes far from it! Carrying the weight of the business and the ambition of every employee are taxing and all-consuming. Getting the business to move forward and the team to progress in the same direction whilst […]

Crypto, less Cryptic.

Digital assets, blockchain, crypto, bitcoin, ethereum, altcoins, exchanges … There is a revolution that is taking the world by storm. Cryptocurrency is a type of currency which uses digital files as money. Usually, the files are created using the same methods as cryptography (the science of hiding information). Cryptocurrencies use “decentralized control”, which means that […]


In a sense 2020 was needed. Not because of Covid-19 and the lasting negative impact this had and continue to have on families and businesses all round, but rather to force us human beings to reflect and start acting differently. “The inflection point was reached. There is no returning to the normal you knew. “ […]

Comfort Zone

If it is too easy, you are in your comfort zone. A very bad place to be. Maybe it is time to shift. To move to the next level and onto the next challenge. “Avoid comfort, challenge yourself constantly.“ Comfort is the first step of stagnation. Avoid comfort, challenge yourself constantly. As human beings we […]

On the business, not in.

“Make yourself free to work on the business, not in the business.” Make yourself free to work on the business, not in the business. Be pro-active now in finding out about better ways of working, there are tons of online tools and cloud-based solutions that can reduce man hours on paperwork, and give you access […]