Mistake Theory

We all make mistakes - they are temporary bumps on the road of life.  A mistake is an unintentional action whose consequences are undesirable. But do we all learn from our mistakes or does pride and ego sometimes get in the way of learning and awareness.  Perhaps we would rather 'blame', instead of reflecting. Mistakes


Why is it that your children will hound you constantly for a mobile phone, and finally when you give in to their constant pleading and bleating about how much safer it will be when they have one - there is no guarantee that they will ever answer it when you call! Why is it that

Fascinators in Flight!

I bet your mind boggled when you read the title of this blog. So ... what is a ‘fascinator’? Hmm, well, before you jump to any conclusions, the correct answer is ‘a headpiece - a style of millenary’. Two weeks ago I had the opportunity to wear one at my brother’s wedding. The invitation read

So, how many types of marbles do you know?

I am known as the 'Marbles Lady' or 'Marbles Expert' but not because I am an ace at the actual game of marbles.  It is because I am a keynote speaker and trainer on comparing marbles to people in the workplace. If I look at the actual game of marbles, it is amazing how many

CV Funnies

CV Funnies As a Career Development Practitioner in the past, I came across various CV’s that made me laugh. Here are some of the ‘‘funnies’ that I encountered during that time: On application form, next to ‘Emergency Contact  Number’ ..........111 “Consistently tanked as number one sales person” The CV was printed on the current employer’s

Our smallest marbles…

I believe we learn to laugh more, when we have children.   For example my son, when he was 3 years old, saw his first geyser in Rotorua and I pointed to it and said "look that's amazing".  He stared at the hot boiling water and steam and smiled.  Then he ran on ahead a


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