Suggestions for turning dusty dry presentations into something more memorable...

Personal accountability, and why you should never ask others to rationalize your situation.

New Year's Resolutions off to a bumpy start? Here are some thoughts...

Some useful ideas for practical goals

Our lives are the sum-total of a series of choices

6 specific ideas.

Studies on Talent have revealed some fascinating things. Could we ever be like Mozart?

A clever approach to Sales. Examine your channel to find barriers, and use creative approaches to make it easier for customers to give you their money.

Whether it's speaking, writing, or interacting with the media, there is a formula for positioning yourself as an expert.

What do megawatts and decibels have in common? Both require leadership in order to reach the nation. Eskom occasionally and intermittently supplies the former. Nestled in the suburbs of Midrand, there's a teeny, tiny radio station that's fighting valiantly to provide the latter. Let's compare leadership styles.

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