Defining Success in order to Succeed

Defining Success in order to Succeed

Is your definition of success to pass your degree? What if I told you your definition is too weak, too vague and that should you reach the milestone of passing the final exams or thesis component you still won’t achieve the sense of fulfilment you crave?  Here’s the...
Accountability: The Secret Sauce of Success

Accountability: The Secret Sauce of Success

While there are numerous definitions of “accountability” most explanations point to one’s willingness to accept responsibility for one’s actions. Other explanations reference the words blame, victim, liability, and answerability. While there is some truth in these...
The Benefits of Quality Coaching

The Benefits of Quality Coaching

You don’t know what you don’t know. Coaching in the athletic arena was first documented in the mid-1800s, but it wasn’t until the 1980s that coaching as a profession, outside of sports, emerged.  For many, the notion of engaging with a coach is still a foreign...
Essentialism Explained

Essentialism Explained

“If you don’t prioritize your life, someone else will.” This is just one example of many of the a-ha moments triggered whilst reading Greg McKeown’s book, Essentialism: The Discipline of Pursuing Less. This blog aims to serve as a summary of the book – not an...
The Smart Way to Choose your Thesis Topic

The Smart Way to Choose your Thesis Topic

When you begin your studies with a postgrad degree, remember that you are committed to produce and pass a thesis or dissertation before you graduate.  Choosing the all-important thesis topic may well be the very first challenge you encounter at this stage of the...