Boundaries: 9 practices to help you find your NO!


  In my work as a coach and consultant, an issue that I frequently encounter is an inability to set and maintain healthy boundaries.  One manifestation of this is over-burdened people living out-of-control lives due to an inability to say no.  It’s not really surprising, seeing as most of us were raised in a culture … Continue reading Boundaries: 9 practices to help you find your NO!

Have you got your SCARF on?


Why is change so hard?  It’s the one constant in life – we all know that change is inevitable.  We grow older with each passing second, we observe the changing seasons … and then there is technology: the moment you buy your new gadget there’s already a bigger and faster one in the pipeline.  Yet … Continue reading Have you got your SCARF on?

We get the culture we deserve


Culture is the lifeblood of an organization.  People often think that a culture can be designed or engineered, and this is true to an extent, but in reality culture is an emergent property of the people, policies and practices within an organisation.  A human system  and it’s culture co-evolves; whether in a company, a family, … Continue reading We get the culture we deserve

Why another blog?


Although I’ve been actively blogging on www.narrativelab.co.za for several years, I’ve never felt the need for a personal blog.  Now that I have decided to spread my wings and explore the world beyond TNL, I find that I have quite a bit to say.  I’ve been a business consultant now for for more than 12 … Continue reading Why another blog?