People don’t buy what they don’t understand

Years ago I worked in the centre of Cape Town.There’s a well-known paved walkway called St.George’s Mall. It is not a mall like you would think of a mall, but since there are shops and businesses on both sides of this walkway, it got the name. Every lunch a few colleagues and I would go to our favorite restaurant, and …

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The Art of Turning Failure into Victory – Part 2

Let’s get straight into failures and the tools you can use to turn your failures into victories.The first tool is to not pay attention. You’re probably thinking that I’ve lost it, but bear with me, I will explain! What I am saying is to not pay any attention to your failures. I know we, as humans, tend to often ignore …

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The Art of Turning Failure into Victory – Part 1

An interaction between my wife and daughter yesterday made me think of a lesson I learned a while ago about failure. Daughter: Mom, I want candy. Wife: No. Daughter: Please Mom, I want candy. Wife: No, you had candy yesterday. Daughter: (More forceful and hostile) I want candy! Wife: I said no. Daughter: (Now angry) I want candy now! Wife: …

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