Oaklands has now embarked on an exciting permaculture initiative, aimed at uplifting the surrounding community and providing them with the resources to empower themselves.
So we see that the ability to celebrate the success of others might be difficult but is something we must try very hard to get good at.
As Aristotle tells us: to be is to be active. Activity is process; your life is not comprised by the set of outcomes of your endeavours, your life is the process which produces those outcomes.
One of the key leadership challenges is cultivating the conditions in which employees are willing to go the extra mile. Many bosses fail to crack this code.
Good communication facilitates mutual understanding which breads greater inter-personal harmony, facilitates effective cooperation and broadens one’s horizons.
This strength can only be actualized however if each and every individual pays the price that is required for unity and acts for something bigger than themselves.
Organisations must have the agenda of empowering employees and not seek to exploit them for profit. In other words organisations must seek to become platforms for creativity and progress rather than profit machines.
The essence of happiness is the psychological stance that we take towards what we have.
Living a good life is the point. This means that the point is being appropriate in the moment so that we can savour and relish it.
The point of this exploration is just to highlight two mistakes we often make, how they negatively impact our happiness and how they can be avoided.