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Mission: How do I get there from here?

A traveller on a farm road asked a passer-by the directions to get to a certain farm. After thinking for a while the passer-by started to give directions and then stopped. He then told the driver that perhaps he should take another route and started to give new directions. Then he stopped again to reconsider and then gave directions for yet another route. When he stopped the third time the passer-by concluded with; ”Sir, I think you cannot drive to that farm from here.”

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Vision

I trust that you have a dream of something you would like to do or reach in life, but if that dream is not transformed into a vision it will most probably remain only a dream. So, what is the difference then, you may ask, and why do we need to have a vision?

Let’s say you have a lifelong dream to someday go overseas. It is a desire that you’ve had for as long as you can remember. Yet over the years you have not really come any closer ... continue reading

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Living your dream?

Do you have a dream of what you would like to do or achieve in your lifetime? You may think that such dreams are just for people who are not serious about life. But if you ask almost any person what they would like to do if money was not an issue, you’ll most probably come closer to their heart’s desire for their lives.

In an advertisement of Stanlib it is beautifully portrayed how a construction worker is dreaming of being a pilot and a hairdresser’s dream is to be ... continue reading

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Want to be rich?

“Money is not everything, it is the only thing,” is part of the advice we often get when making career decisions. Or

Money is not everything, but it ranks right up there with oxygen.

Well part of it is true because without money, life can be pretty uncomfortable.

But to make a career decision primarily based on the amount of money you’ll be able to earn, is not that wise either. I often see such people when they come for career counselling when they are in midlife. When people follow ... continue reading

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The future of your job?

Few people have ever stood on top of Mt Everest. To be the first, took extra special courage. Imagine you were Edmund Hillary, the first man to summit Mt Everest. You needed to plan for something for which no guidelines or instructions existed. You plan as best you can for something that can only be described as uncertain.

This is the same kind of situation we currently experience when we plan for the future.

We are now preparing kids at school for jobs that may be extinct before they retire.

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2 Sam 12:25 “So he called his name Jedidiah because of the Lord.”

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