Your Questions Answered

Get A Life Q&ARead More

Our bosses keep saying they want more from us, but I don’t understand what I’m not doing. They seem dissatisfied with our performance because once or twice they’ve passed comments like, “You could’ve done better,” which makes me more frustrated because…

Get A Life Q&ARead More

My bosses accuse me of not doing enough; I live in my head too much, they say. I seem to know what to do, I’m talented but can’t seem to build up enough steam to actually accomplish anything. I know my parents are disappointed because it seems I’m aimless. I want to do stuff, but how?…

Get A Life Q&ARead More

I’m 22. I’m at university and I’m working with a friend on a project to counsel people about nutrition. She is really attractive and extrovert and I’ve started to feel insecure. She says that a pretty face is an advantage; if you’re beautiful, people will listen. Is it true that beauty is everything? Do people judge us by our appearance?…

Get A Life Q&ARead More

My husband walked out on me 12 years ago after we’d been married for 18 months and when I was 5 month’s pregnant. He went to work one morning and I’ve not seen him since. After a week of frantic search expeditions he finally called to say he wanted a divorce. He broke my heart. Now, although I have a beautiful son, I have not been able to trust people…

Get A Life Q&ARead More

“If we were to sit down together 3 years from now, what would have to happen between now and then to make you feel happy with your success or progress?” My boss asked me this and I did not know what to say….

Get A Life Q&ARead More

I’m over 50 and I’m going through my divorce. I’m scared to death that I won’t be able to manage my money. I’ve always depended on my husband and now for the first time, I have to decide things on my own. What can you tell me that would help me come out in the black?…

Get A Life Q&ARead More

I can’t get along with people at work. I have changed jobs 6 times because of this. Now I’m jobless, and I’m more depressed. I’ve been married for 5 years. We have no children. Although my hubby is supportive he can’t relate to what I’m going through because he’s been with a bank for 15 years…

Get A Life Q&ARead More

Is there a persuasion technique that can help me get what I want when I negotiate my promotion? My boss often makes me feel like I’m asking too much…

Get A Life Q&ARead More

I want to talk about my weight. I want to be healthy. I don’t mean lose 10kgs; I mean I want to have enough energy to feel enthusiastic about life. I want to have that “get up and go” zest for life. Now what I often feel is lethargy and tiredness and hopelessness – like whatever I do doesn’t matter….

Get A Life Q&ARead More

I lead a team of 84 and my organization constantly faces problems with people’s lack of commitment. This translates into poor performance starting with poor punctuality, managers not knowing how to represent the company; a general lack of pride in whatever they do. How can a coach help improve engagement?…

Get A Life Q&ARead More

Nobody told me parenting would get so difficult after the divorce. I have 2 teenagers who refuse to listen to anything I say and an ex who seems to takes pleasure from the stress and troubles I’m going through being on my own. What’s your advice to stay sane?…

Get A Life Q&ARead More

I was sitting at my computer at work when my secretary casually mentioned that there were going to be layoffs, and by the way, the boss wanted to see me. I froze. Later that evening, I walked into a restaurant and saw my wife sitting with an attractive man…

Get A Life Q&ARead More

I’m 72 but I don’t feel old inside. I feel trapped in this body that has begun to slow me down with arthritic aches and pains but my mind is alert and my spirit is raring to go places and experience new things. How should I approach life? I often feel disappointed that people only see my physical appearance and not my whole self….

Get A Life Q&ARead More

I’m a certified company secretary by training and I’ve been in my profession for 23 years. I report to the CEO. Trouble is, non – executive company directors often come around and criticize me. Not only that; they support their “favorites” within the organization, and this undermines my authority. How do I tell my bosses that this is demoralizing?…

Get A Life Q&ARead More

“You’ve put on weight,” my friends greeted me with this when I went to their party recently. “Isn’t it hard to maintain our looks after a certain age?” they said among themselves…

Get A Life Q&ARead More

I’ve gained 5kgs in the last 3 months. I was already trying to lose weight before that but of course nothing I did ever succeeded. Now things have gotten worse and I hate myself. I’m embarrassed to be seen and I’m especially unhappy that the man I’m interested in doesn’t seem to notice me….

Get A Life Q&ARead More

My boss reprimanded me in front of the team. He scoffed at my efforts. He said I was out of touch and that my skills had deteriorated. Now I feel demoralized. Most of all, I’ve lost confidence. How can I continue to lead when everyone knows what my boss thinks of me?…

Get A Life Q&ARead More

I’ve been working with my boss for 28 years. I used to do certain chores for his family, especially his wife and daughter. Recently, I made the wife angry and she complained to her husband about me…

Get A Life Q&ARead More

My in – laws interfere with everything we do. They say I’m badly brought up. They criticize my relatives and friends. Actually they speak ill of most people. My husband doesn’t say much in front of them. We’re meeting again in July and I’m already nervous…

Get A Life Q&ARead More

All I said was, “We could have done better,” and suddenly it was as if I had a war on my hands. People became defensive; they began pointing fingers at each other, blaming others and outside factors, making excuses and offering reasons why they weren’t able to do what was expected. How to avoid another situation like that?…

Workshops & Programs

My Videos

My Articles and Q&A

Photo Gallery