About a month ago I wrote about testing the limits and how Roger Bannister was the first man to do the “impossible” by running a mile in less than 4 minutes. I then said that “it is our achieving and ambitious nature that enables us to still set new world records.” After the four minute barrier was shattered it was like a floodgate that opened and the new world record lasted for only 46 days and within one year 37 runners also broke the 4 minute barrier.
The wise king Solomon said “To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven.” (Ecc 3:1) If we look at nature it is just wonderful to see swallows returning at a certain time every year and fruit getting ripe in its appropriate season every year. In Gen 8:22 God promised that
While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, winter and summer, and day and night shall not cease.
In business we experience the same. A business owner recently told me that ... continue reading
During the past week I attended an online Business Summit. A large number of renowned speakers each talked on their topic of expertise. One speaker Walt Hampton author of Power Principles of Time Mastery: Do Less, Make More, Have Fun spoke on what he calls “time mastery”.
We often hear about ‘time management” courses, but according to Hampton
we all have all the time there is, which just passes us by.
So according to him we cannot manage time, but we can become masters of ourselves to better use ... continue reading
On the eve of the 2019 Rugby World Cup kick-off in Japan, I think as South Africans, we have a more positive expectation for the Springboks to perhaps go all the way to the final than a couple of seasons ago.
There is a much bigger consensus about the players selected for the tournament and after winning the Rugby Championship trophy earlier this year I think we all feel that the Springbok coach has a workable strategy in place.
Winning a world cup is a concerted effort of ... continue reading
How much is enough? How much money will be enough? A universal answer remains “somewhat more than I have at present.” Once at an auction where a farmer sold one of his farms another farmer asked him what he’s gonna do with all the extra money? He answered that he’ll just add it to the rest of his money.
How many coffee shops?
At the moment I am sitting in a coffee shop and I wonder how many coffee shops in a town would be enough? Coffee shops at present ... continue reading