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Ways of coping under pressure

We have all at times felt out of control when given more than we can handle. Everyone has a different way of dealing with life’s pressures; some cope better than others, yet most people struggle to do even the simplest of tasks when faced with too much to handle. Here are a few simple tips that can help you regain your focus and get through your demanding routine at times of being overwhelmed. Take time out […]

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The Power of Focus

What do predators and successful people share in common? Five letter word starting with F. Focus is the differentiator that separates successful people from the rest of the pack. We all have the ability to find the sweet spot once in a while for brief periods of time, yet how often do we lose focus and revert back into old habits?  Focus is often used synonymously with the word clarity. Not surprising that those that have […]

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Emotional Intelligence – Why is it important ?

The term emotional intelligence or EQ is a fairly new term that is being recognised today as a key predictor of personal success. In practical terms, EQ refers to the ability to become aware of one’s own and other people’s emotions, as well as the ability to process them and adapt one’s behaviour to achieve a more constructive outcome. How often do we react in an emotionally charged state instead of responding in a rational objective […]

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What you need to know to set yourself up for offshore

Beginning to invest offshore is increasingly looking good for worried South Africans amidst geopolitical turmoil. Depending on your risk appetite investment expectations, it can work for you and need not be an overwhelming or intimidating experience. Here’s what you need to know: Professional help is essential Everyone can invest offshore, it’s not only for the Oppenheimers… That being said, you cannot go it alone. Every country has its own nuanced rules and best practices; did you […]

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What is financial freedom to you ?

Freedom has many different connotations for different people. It is a subjective term depending on your circumstances and personal evaluation. Freedom may be generally interpreted as a state of being free in one’s actions, thoughts and feelings, which allows one to have choices in how one lives one’s life with fewer or no limitations. What about financial freedom ? What does it mean to you ? Each person has a different idea of what financial freedom […]

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Mindfulness matters: how about a quarterly review?

Mindfulness matters: how about a quarterly review? Earlier in the year we spoke on the importance of mindfulness in our busy, digital world. Unfortunately, many of us have grand intentions at the beginning of the year, eating healthily and meditating and generally trying to get the year off to a good start, but after a few weeks that dedication peters out. Businesses (and some individuals) like to run quarterly reviews on performance, such as how your […]

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Your health is your wealth

It is health that is your real wealth” — Mahatma Gandhi Many entrepreneurs and ambitious people are concerned with climbing the career ladder and building their wealth. However, as you get older or suffer bouts of illness, you will start to appreciate the true value of your health and not take it for granted. Although achieving your goals is understandably important, you don’t need to completely abandon your health in your pursuit of success. It’s simply […]

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Five ways to improve your productivity

Five ways to improve your productivity If your to-do list is stressing you out, worry no more. Sometimes productivity is not about trying to squeeze even more things into each day, which is still stubbornly refusing to be any longer than 24 hours, but rather about working smarter. Not harder – especially so soon after you’ve left your sun lounger. We all want to be more productive, but can we be? Here are five tips… Print […]

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Is now the time to buy or rent?

Various factors, such as employment prospects, family situations, lifestyle choices and investment goals, come in to making the decision about whether to buy or rent a home. In any market, there are different reasons for why you may choose to do one or the other, as there are good arguments for both renting and buying that depend on individual circumstances. Here is a brief overview of the options in today’s climate. To Buy In South Africa, […]

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New Year’s resolutions for more wealth and financial health in 2019

When 1 January rolls around, most of us are a little worse for wear: we’ve overindulged, under-exercised and are more than a little tired. It’s the same with our finances – many of our wallets take a financial overindulgence through the festive season. Fear not – with a few simple commitments, you can get keep your finances in shape and fighting fit for 2019 in no time. Deal with debt once and for all Merlin famously […]

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