June 18, 2018
Silent-Killer

What is the third deadly silence?

You can see that the evidence is mounting against the old adage, ‘silence is golden’. Knowing when to bite your tongue is definitely wise but it is also wise to know when to speak up and to use your voice […]
June 12, 2018
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What type of silence kills?

Last week we looked at the first type of silence that can literally kill people, or at very least kill morale – Fear of punishment or harsh consequences. Where have you noticed this happening? What steps have you taken to […]
June 4, 2018
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Is silence really golden?

No, of course not. Although there might be times when it is wise to bite our tongue, too many families and organisations have unhealthy ‘cultures’ of silence. All too often, we complain about injustice, prejudice, inefficiencies, dishonesty (the list goes […]
May 28, 2018
Take-Action

Are you taking new actions?

When I think of taking action, I always think about Albert Einstein’s definition of insanity. He says, “insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, while expecting to get a different result.” This is so true! We often fall […]
May 21, 2018
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Break out of your box?

As a youngster, I went through a phase of comfort eating and picked up a lot of extra weight. Some family and friends – with the intention of being kind – told me not to worry, it was just “puppy […]