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Failure is not final: If you fail - at least fail forward. The 7 step plan to turn failure into success.

January 24, 2016 Gustav Gous

Failure is not final: If you fail - at least fail forward. The 7 step plan to turn failure into success.

Failure is not final: If you fail - at least fail forward. The 7 step plan to turn failure into success.    All of us fail at some stage or another. The good news is that failure doesn’t have to be final, nor fatal. You can master the art of turning failure into success. The problem is though that only a few have mastered the art of ‘failing forward’.   The majority is emotionally affected, demotivated, scared to try again, worse off,  a wreck, ridden with feelings of guilt, and if they try again, their mindset is such,  that they...


Rumour has it … that gossip has been killed! The Art of killing gossip.

January 24, 2016 Gustav Gous

Rumour has it … that gossip has been killed! The Art of killing gossip.

Rumour has it … that gossip has been killed!  The Art of killing gossip.   Our national sport is not rugby, soccer, football or cricket – it is gossip. We all partake: You either (i) do it; (ii) don’t do it but enjoy it privately; or (ii) felt the pain of gossip caused by others in your own life.  This blog will give practical advice at the end on how to handle gossip in these three situations.   You say: It’s harmless – what’s wrong with a bit of gossip news? You say with Alice R. Longworth: ‘If you haven't...


How to find your lost temper. The art of anger management. Ten suggestions.

January 24, 2016 Gustav Gous

How to find your lost temper. The art of anger management. Ten suggestions.

How to find your lost temper. The art of anger management. Ten suggestions.   Finding your lost temper fast.   It’s actually humorous how fast you can find a lost temper. Some say it is not possible.  They say: I cannot help myself,  it is my temperament, I am highly strung, it’s my culture (I’m Irish, Italian, Zulu or whatever) and by the way, it is your fault that I get angry.  It is you who cause me to lose my temper.  I say: Nonsense! You are looking for excuses that don’t hold up.  You can find your lost temper...