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Test yourself: Do I have winning habits? Your habits can make or break you.

Test yourself:  Do I have winning habits?  Your habits can make or break you.1.       The good habits make you, the bad ones break you.2.       Why do we need habits?  Habits are protocols for success3.        How do we form habits? How does it work ?4.       How do we change habits? 5.       We need habits on these areas ...: Be it the 7, 10, 14 or 50 habits of highly successful people.6.       Six steps to change habits :     The good habits make you, the bad ones break you. All of us have habits. These habits can make or break you. You first form  your habits, then they...

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At least make a success of the divorce! Six steps how to divorce successfully.

At least make a success of the divorce! Six steps how to divorce successfully. -          by dr Gustav Gous   It is a great achievement to make a success of a divorce. It can be done.  I urge you: If the two of you, for whatever reason, couldn’t make a success of the marriage, then at least make a success of the divorce.  How? Here are six suggestions to help you.   Remember:  It takes 2 to tango. It takes two people to make a success of a marriage. But weird as it sounds: It also takes 2 people to...

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Conflict: Turn destructive tension into creative tension

Conflict: Turn destructive tension into creative tension   Let’s  be honest. We all bear the scars of destructive conflict in our lives, families and even countries. If we all knew how to handle conflict better, then our lives would have been better. But it is never too late to learn.   Conflict is usually about (i) Territory, resources, positions and property, or (ii) values and what we perceive as the truth.  This is the main cause for wars: Boardroom wars, the war between marriage partners, family feuds, ethnic tension,  and blatant aggressive expansionism.  The problem with war is that it...

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Five ways to stand your ground. Be assertive: Stop being a doormat (walkover), or an ugly aggressor.

Five ways to stand your ground. Be assertive: Stop being a doormat (walkover) or an ugly aggressor.   There are two kinds of people on earth: Those who get ulcers, and those whogive ulcers.    The first group submit all the time – they always give in and they allow others to trample on their rights. Let’s call them the ‘submissive walkovers’.  The latter group are the aggressive ones, who try to impose themselves and their will on you all the time. They don’t have respect for your boundaries and they invade your territory all the time.  Let’s call them the ‘aggressive invaders’....

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Are you a survivor or a wreck? The necessary Survival skills to handle crashes, crises and calamities

Are you a survivor or a wreck?  The necessary Survival skills to handle crashes, crises and calamities -          by dr Gustav Gous gustav@gustavgous.co.za   There is a time in your life when you need survival skills urgently. Otherwise you will end up as a burned-out motorcar wreck next to the highway of life. But, if you learn how to master the three C’s of life – the Crashes, Crises and Calamities – then I will salute you not only as a survivor, but as a winner in the game of life.    It doesn’t matter what...

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