TOM SMILOVITIS

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THE BEGINNING OF OUR OWN DEMISE The complacent person often sits back with a feeling of smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one’s achievements. It’s at that point we stop being as vigilant as we once were. We believe everyone and everything will work out ok because we have the best intentions towards people and the projects we do. Complacency is one of the greatest causes in the breakdown of family… Read More

One of my favourite quotes about developing healthy human relation insights comes from Stephen Covey, author of 7 Habits of highly effective people ~ ‘Seek first to understand then to be understood’ The idea of transparency and honesty is only half the equation when it comes to building strong relationships. Wether it’s family matters, building communities or the top end of town business deals, understanding the other person is not the first… Read More

WE ALL REMEMBER MOMENTS OF BLISS, BUT TIME CHANGES EVERYTHING Nostalgia : A state of being homesick : homesickness or a wistful or excessively sentimental yearning for return to or of some past period or irrecoverable condition. Old wine skins were new wine skins at some point that welcomed the effervescent nature of new wine. When old wine skins lose there ability to be flexible, containing anything new becomes hazardous. The moment… Read More

Critical Thinkers have an incredible ability to see things from many perspectives. They can draw conclusions, bring out unseen opportunities, while spitting out irrelevant information that others see as critical information. Critical Thinkers in their formative years can come across as abrasive, know it alls. Like any immature process, if a Critical Thinker doesn’t embrace humanity with all its flaws and potential, they begin to deify their thought processes, thus making them… Read More

I had the privilege of driving a F430, and the obvious instant feeling of success hits you, if not completely, it hits you for a moment. The keys from the owner of the car are thrown to me casually, like he’s done this once or twice before. The owner, proud of his collectible, allows others to share in his wins. ‘SHARING WINS IS FAR MORE ENJOYABLE THAN WINNING IN ISOLATION’ It’s hard… Read More

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