Failure is not a group sport

When you find reason to sit back and lick the wounds of your ego, remember this.No one will ever be as invested in your success as you are.The sooner you own your life, the sooner you'll be able to enrich the lives of those around you.It's easier to fail collectively, than to fail alone.Setting out [...]

Gluttonous distractions

The utopian ideal for many is to find a line of work that feeds our passion for life, while also earning us a comfortable lifestyle.Inevitably, the comfort of the material rewards for such a pursuit, for those of us fortunate enough to discover our passion, slowly distracts us from that unadulterated passion that once drove [...]

Ready to Rage

When tolerance levels are breached, rage is an inevitable next step. It's like the boundaries of fear that are overcome in moments of desperation when the realisation sets in that remaining true to our current approach, is as meaningless or ineffective as throwing caution to the wind, and demanding what we need, or want. But, [...]

Saturation Point

There is a price to be paid for believing in people before they give you reason to believe in them. That price extracts a toll that demands your contribution during the days when they see little reason to believe in themselves. It often results from years of betrayal or failed expectations, until eventually the way [...]

Sensible Emotional Investment

That's an oxymoron of note, I guess. Emotions generally take us on a journey of reckless abandon, even if that abandon is just the unrealistic expectations that the emotional highs spawn in us. One of the downsides of living with conviction is that you easily become emotionally invested in almost any objective that you set out [...]