Infinite Leaders: "Live Mindfully, Lead Better"

What is beyond Humility?

(Reading timeĀ 1 minute) Humility. Every major religion promotes it as one of the highest virtues. In executive-land it is deemed a highly desirable attribute of a great leader. It is symbolic of sanctity, something that even a intensely materialistic person somehow aspires to master. But what if it was not actually true? What if humility […]

Infinite Leaders: "Live Mindfully, Lead Better"

How to stop the Affirmation-Killer Death-Ray from zapping your Mojo.

(Reading timeĀ 2 minutes) It is in neat handwriting on the inside cover of your favourite notebook, right by your bedside. It is by far the most precious page in the book, and the most read. It is the page that will transform your life. It is your daily affirmation. Version 5.1 Colourful phrases that describe […]

Infinite Leaders - "Live Mindfully, Lead Better"

How the Motivation Candy Epidemic it is making you fat!

(Reading time ) Picture a beautiful sunset, golden clouds reflecting on the ocean. Or waterfall photographed with a wide angle lens through the mist. Or a climber contemplating the view from mountaintop. Or crystal clear waters washing onto a white sandy beach, complete with a near-cloudless blue sky and leaning palm trees. In bold, or […]

Infinite Leaders: "Live Mindfully, Lead Better"

Who Killed “Time Is Money” – part 4: Dinosaurs in the Sun.

Reading time In 1980 Sharp launched the first solar-powered commercial device: a calculator. Like most, my imagination went wild as I envisaged a world where our gadgets never ran out of power. The future was promising to be an exciting place. What happened? We are still plugging our gadgets in. Instead, the most evident change […]

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Who Killed “Time Is Money” – Part 3

Reading time As we continue our journey into the future and look at what is happening in a decade or two from now, the time around 2025-2035. We are surrounded by people who are working on passion-projects and moving around in self-driving smart vehicles. Even smarter devices that make your iWatch look like a stone-axe […]

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Who Killed “Time is Money?” – Part 2 (Who killed the taxi driver?)

Reading time NOTE:Items underlined have links at the bottom of the article. Last week I began this four part series by declaring the progressive demise of the “Time is Money” paradigm. As we enter an era when an increasing portion of the population will not be able to rely on a job as a source […]

Who killed “Time is Money?”

“Time is money.” This declaration attributed to a letter written by Ben Franklin has become one of the philosophical foundations of our modern lifestyle, where the vast population willingly trades one for the other. The quote however has been taken out of context. The problem is this: Money is a renewable resource. Time is not. […]

How to catch the monster that stops you!

I had a conversation with a young man at the pool this morning. He was seeking some advice on how to swim longer distances, and shared that the best he has ever done 500 metres, but that he was not sure he could do it again. That fear stops us from achieving what we are […]

Practice makes you… Worse?!

We have all heard it – “practice makes perfect”. But does it? A few years ago I decided to start playing a wonderful musical instrument called Shakuhachi – often also called Japanese Bamboo or Zen Flute. I found a teacher and started an amazing journey of learning far beyond what I had imagined. Since then […]

Practice makes you… Worse?!

We have all heard it – “practice makes perfect”. But does it? A few years ago I decided to start playing a wonderful musical instrument called Shakuhachi – often also called Japanese Bamboo or Zen Flute. I found a teacher and started an amazing journey of learning far beyond what I had imagined. Since then […]