Tag Archives | career direct

Testing the limits

paragliding, sky, mountains, to far, risk, goHow 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

Continue Reading 0

Pointless endeavour

Quality, Results, Soccer, BoringIn his regular column in Die Burger John Scott writes that soccer leaves him cold. “I’ve tried,” he says “goodness knows I’ve tried, to appreciate what some misguided person called the beautiful game. Up and down the players run, for 90 minutes, often with neither side scoring a single goal.

‘It’s their skill in controlling the ball,’ said a friend when

I asked him the point of a game that ended pointless.

‘But not enough skill to produce a result,’ I suggested.”

Pointless lives

But it is not only a ... continue reading

Continue Reading 0

Are you one of the lucky ones?

Gary Player, Golf, Luck, Lucky, PracticeOn our way back from Bonnievale where my wife and I enjoyed a weeklong breakaway, I saw a billboard near Robertson advertising Cloverfield wines and restaurant. Their logo caught my eye and made me turn back to take a photograph. It reads “Hope, Faith, Love, Luck – We have it all.” Sounds like a happy place be.

What are the chances?

But what are the chances that luck will lead to you becoming successful in life? I once read that it is estimated the chances are one in two million ... continue reading

Continue Reading 0

The Camino and other walks of life

Camino, Santiago, French, Walk, LifeMany people annually walk the Camino de Santiago which ends at the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia in Spain, where tradition has it that the remains of Saint James are buried. Many follow different routes (some longer, some shorter) as a form of spiritual path or retreat.

The French Way

The French Way (Camino Francés) is the most popular (60% of pilgrims) of the routes of the Camino de Santiago which is also known as the ancient pilgrimage route.

It starts on the French side of the Pyrenees ... continue reading

Continue Reading 0

Keeping up with the Joneses

Compare, Spy, Content, JonesesKeeping up with the Joneses was until now never part of my ambition, perhaps just because I was never quite able to afford it. Many people though are continually comparing themselves to others and they always feel as if they have been dealt a bad hand to start with.

Numbers people

They are what Rob Parsons in The Heart of Success call “numbers people.”

People who are always calculating and comparing.

“They hate stopping for petrol. They would rather run out of fuel. Now why would they hate it so ... continue reading

Continue Reading 0

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

Powered by WordPress. Designed by Woo Themes