Endurance .. it’s how we get there

For us to run our race and succeed—regardless of what we’re reaching for in our lives—we have to build our endurance. Endurance is a skill, not often taught or even practiced in our ‘give it to me now’ world. We are captured by the stories of  elite athletes, successful entrepreneurs, inventors, large businesses, accident and medical…

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Promise of what is to come…

This morning as Gary and I were walking around our little town of Cambridge with friends we knew from South Africa, I saw a sight that sparked this blog.  We were admiring the  town clock tower when we walked under a tree and a burst of colour out of the corner of my eye grabbed…

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Dream On!

As Kiwi’s ( New Zealanders) we pride ourselves in being a nation of dreamers and thinkers, inventions and ideas.. we lead the world in  areas of innovation, sport, technology, out of the box thinking, crazy inventions and world changing ingenuity. Are you a dreamer?.. Only humankind has this God given gift and ability…   Dreaming is…

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Business for the common good!

Business for the Common Good (aka Business for good and for God)  What our economy needs most right now is a new insurgence of entrepreneurs who are committed to doing business based on moral convictions for the common good, not just for personal self-interest.  What does it mean to do business for the common good?…

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I have a dream!

“I have a dream!” It rings in the ears of those who have something to chase, it either scares us or excites us, but it is what keeps us getting up each day to follow that dream, to get one day closer to whatever it looks like. Those who don’t have it, live in a routine…

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Joy __ a weapon of mass destruction

Sometimes the problem with life is you don’t know how bad its been until it’s good….  As human beings we are really great at making the best of situations.  Mostly we just accept what comes at us and deal with it.  Especially if you have Positivity as your top strength and especially if you have…

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Finishing Strong

Tis the season!  It is the season when we celebrate our Lord and Saviour’s birth.  It is the season for family, holidays, ham and all sorts of sweet delights. It is also the season when we tend to take our eye off the ball, sometime out of pure exhaustion of a full year, albeit for…

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Revelation is a Business Tool

Revelation is a Business Tool !  (exerpts from Dr Bruce Cook) Back in the day when I was a student in elementary school, we were taught the 3R’s – Reading, ‘Riting and ‘Rithmetic. As Kingdom citizens, I want to suggest a spiritual 3R’s for leaders: Revelation, Relationships, and Resources Habakkuk 2:2 (NIV) says, “Then the…

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Merv

It`s been a long hard road but you`ve faithfully stood with us and prayed and  prayed and prayed and now we have some options where we never had any before!! God is good, God is faithful and you have been very much the encouragers on the way. So thanks for all that !

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Leadership

We attended the Global Leadership Summit as a team this last Friday, it has always been the highlight of my year for many years now.  I love it because it grows you mind and spirit.  There were many great moments I am still chewing on and some things on my list to action.  I was…

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