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A measure is used ascertain the size, amount, or degree of (something) by using an instrument or device marked in standard units. Our time is measured Our quality of work is measured Our attitude is measured All three variables can be moved around somewhat depending on what units you use to measure. Time + Quality + Attitude = Equals X Factor Cost or Price Paid We all pay a PREMIUM to experience… Read More

We can all be a little irritated, annoyed or even dismayed by people. Building resilience without becoming bitter is what keeps us fresh. We live in an unusual time in history where peoples opinions are hung out for everyone to see. We believe we all have a right or it’s a display of strength to be rude, to expect more than we give. People fight over nothing of relevance but will not… Read More

Most people waver through life in survival mode. Very few operate from a clear baseline. Every time I’ve struggled in seasons of my life, it was clear that I moved from my baseline. I got distracted and tried to live by someone else’s baseline. Principles & Convictions cannot be borrowed or stolen, they are yours and yours alone. What you do with them are in your control. The moment we move the… Read More

It’s natural to want to live a life with minimal disruption, but life without the salt of adventure quickly kills the spirit. What’s perhaps new to us isn’t necessarily new at all. Entertaining ideas of starting a business, getting married, having children or travelling for a year are some of the most normal things humans can do, but for some it can be terrifying. Being open to new ideas is what makes… 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

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