Can You Make Yourself More Intelligent?

When I was just 11 years of age, I had to take an educational exam. There were lots of puzzles and logical (but to me not so logical) problem solving exercises.  It was part of the process for choosing who would go to the grammar school (mainly a place for students perceived as having academic potential and professional career opportunities). The rest were sent to the school where the focus was…

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16 October, 2013
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Opportunities – Rewards and Risks

  Bill Gates and Richard Branson are two people who have taken their opportunities. In times past, Michelangelo and Leonardo did likewise in the field of art. Singers like Elvis Presley and Edith Piaf recognized and seized their opportunities I have written and published a book called Amazing Entrepreneurs. It shows how people with little education grabbed their opportunities in life. However, some may see an opportunity, but are concerned about the…

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26 September, 2013
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What Can You Achieve?

Mozart heard his father play the violin. As soon as he could hold the instrument, his father gave him lessons. No doubt, young Wolfgang said to himself, ‘I can do that, if I try.’ At the age of six, he gave his first public concert. Before long, he was touring the concert halls of Europe. Florence Nightingale did it in nursing. Charles Dickens and Mark Twain did it in literature….

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19 May, 2013
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This Is Important

Amazing Careers
16 March, 2013

Shakespeare wrote plays and poems. Einstein conducted scientific research. Helen Keller helped the blind and  disadvantaged. President Lincoln helped abolish slavery in the USA. Each one of them must have woken up one day and looked at what they were doing and said: ‘This Is important ‘. That was certainly the case for Oscar Schindler, who helped save many Jews from the Nazi death camps. The same is true for…

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Theatres of Achievement

10 May, 2012

What is your special skill and where do you perform best? If you can answer those questions you will be well on the way to gaining satisfaction in your work and life. For example, would Mozart have made a great painter or would Monet have been a great musician? They developed their special talents. Mozart toured the concert halls and royal palaces of Europe to display his abilities. They were…

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Entrepreneurs Quiz

25 September, 2011

This is an opportunity to test your knowledge of the people who created major organizations. If you can successfully name 7 or more then you have a very good knowledge of business entrepreneurs. The people mentioned below are part of a book called Amazing Entrepreneurs that provides an insight into the personal lives of people who succeeded in business. You can find out how they succeeded and gain lessons on…

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