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#196 – Do You Love Lego?

#196 – Do You Love Lego?

Do you love Lego? You may love Lego but have you ever stepped on a piece of Lego? You may feel a bit differently about Lego then ☺ Last week, for my latest assignment with Toastmasters, I was to prepare a speech on a topic I wasn’t familiar with. After watching the...
#195 – The Difference A Year Can Make

#195 – The Difference A Year Can Make

Unassisted, Mike did a handstand against the wall. Last year at our retreat in July, this was just a dream of his. Over the year, he has worked on it. I even wrote about a tool he bought to help himself. (1) It’s incredible to see what is possible in a year. Things...
#188 – What Needs Do You Have Today? 

#188 – What Needs Do You Have Today? 

I learnt something new today. Apparently, my #1 driving force need is CONNECTION.  I decided to write about the 6 core human needs Tony Robbins has identified over more than 40 years of working with people. These are  Needs of the personality Certainty – an assurance...
#182 – What Reminders Do You Use?

#182 – What Reminders Do You Use?

“When I had made my decision to make a change, I painted my nails red and put a ring on my small finger. Every time I saw my fingers, I was reminded of my decision”. My mastermind buddy Isa Hiemann told us the story of how she reminded herself every day of her...
#179 – Setting The Intention

#179 – Setting The Intention

“Mike, your wish is coming true. You said you wanted to attract more men to the club. Well, here they are”. I’ve been part of a new lunchtime Toastmasters club for a couple of years now. My accountability buddy Mike was running for president and asked me to join the...
#177 – Setting the Retreat Agenda

#177 – Setting the Retreat Agenda

Have you ever been to a meeting where there was no agenda? Was it hard to get started or was it anyways clear what everyone wanted to get out of the meeting?  I’m a big believer in taking the time away from your usual day-to-day activities, giving the space needed to...