Monthly Archives: July 2013

What can the royal birth teach parents?

Last week marked the royal birth of the Prince George.  Aside from his traditional name (BORING – why couldn’t they call him Wayne?), George has a pretty cool life ahead of him.  The world celebrated his birth with parties and baby showers while the proverbial monkey held him high above the edge of the cliff, […]

Teach your children well

Many years ago, you could have easily found me on the beaches of Goa, dancing to techno music played by the world’s best DJs.  Herds of party goers would relish in blissful beats that would take us to far off places in our minds.  I know of few experiences that could ever equal the feelings […]


‘Never trust a Sicilian!’, says my Italian friend, ‘they all lie’…. I don’t really know any Sicilians personally, and my Italian friend is quite convincing when she speaks….so I am tempted to take her word for it, and go through the rest of my life in fear of befriending a Sicilian.   But something about this […]


Fear is the biggest impediment to learning, progressing and achievement.  It blocks the mind, diverts and dwindles all hope. Whether learning a new language, dreaming up a new product or reassuring my daughter, I need to remove all doubt, stand 100% firm in my approach.  Fear is contagious, it can infect others, so its best […]