‘I speak directly to myself’

"I always had a music in my head, it never corresponded to the music that I played”...

What is networking, really?

The strongest route to having someone buy your services or products is if someone they trust recommends you.

‘Cargo cult’ networking

In the years during and after the second world war, vast amounts of war material were airdropped into the islands of New Guinea during the Pacific campaign.

Golfing for beginners

If you want to get a golfball into a hole, which do you focus on? The ball or the hole?


Martha wanted to increase the revenue from her shops and was sure that her sales staff had room to improve their selling skills. But...

The monks and the lady of the night

Two travelling monks reached a ford in a river where they met a young lady of the night


A rich merchant died and left to his three sons his prize stud camels. As was traditional in their society, each son received camels according to his age.


There was an old man who had farmed his crops for many years. One day his horse ran away.


A young and rather boastful champion challenged a Zen master who was renowned for his skill as an archer.