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80/20 Rule – Do you follow?

“Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important” – Stephen Covey, the author of “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People”. More than a century ago, in 1906, a now well-known Italian … Continue reading

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Say no to bullying!

More than a century ago Harvey S. Firestone stated the following: “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself.” Most people think that bullying is … Continue reading

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You can do it!

So many times in our lives we have to answer questions, which mostly require one of the two answers – ‘yes’ or ‘no’.  Simple, you would think.  Not so. Pythagoras commented many centuries ago that “the oldest, shortest words – ‘yes’ and ‘no’ … Continue reading

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Do you want a career in the law? Think again and think hard

“A jury consists of 12 persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer” – Robert Frost  A successful career in the law can be amazingly rewarding.  However, before embarking on this path with a view of changing the world, … Continue reading

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Smiling assassin – the power of encouragement

John M. Maxwell once said that ‘the power of encouragement is the oxygen of the soul’. We often do not realize just how powerful encouragement can be to another person. It is much easier to shake your head and proclaim … Continue reading

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No problems – just projects!

A very inspiring and driven individual has recently changed my life perspective. ‘No problems – just projects!’ has been his motto and has helped him overcome a lot of obstacles in life. I am embracing looking at any issue or … Continue reading

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What is happiness?

There is no universal definition of what constitutes happiness. Wikipedia defines happiness as “a mental or emotional state of well-being categorized by positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy”. In turn, Aristotle defined happiness as “the meaning and … Continue reading

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