Author Archives: Jerome Davies

Why KPMG must be saved

It is sad to see KPMG being in the mess that’s it’s in. A say so because I came through its ranks and it changed my life for the better. The choices made by a few senior people impacting and entire company of good people cannot cause all clients to jump ship, it makes no sense. There are people at ...

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The Christian Way of Firing and Employee

The Christian Way of Firing and Employee   Some managers, like me, have little difficulty letting employees go. But for others, the prospects of terminating a subordinate can turn even a seasoned business professional into a nail-biting novice. And when that professional is also a Christian, there’s the added difficulty of reconciling the firing with God’s call to servanthood, forgiveness, and ...

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Performance culture vs understanding culture for performance

Performance culture or understanding culture for performance Recently, my wife had some school visitors over. Both of them have spent some time in the Navy and Army and got exposed to various cultures. Their stories were enlightening and educational and the more we spoke the more they realized that I’m an accountant but I’m speaking about cultural behaviours. This surprises ...

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Running motivation

5 LESSONS I LEARNT FROM THE COMRADES MARATHON As watch my friends go through the Taper in preparation for the Comrades Marathon, I could be envious but I’m not because as much as I wanted that back to back medal I also know that one cannot do Comrades if ill prepared. My Comrades journey of May 2016 was 9 months ...

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Motivation – HITTING THE WALL in RUNNING and in LIFE

I started my running journey in September 2015 and it has been an incredible year and a half. I’ve managed to complete the The Ultimate Human Race, and other marathons and ultra marathons in between but my most testing ones have been over the last few months. The last few months tested my resolve and tested my ability to experience some ...

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Motivation: Letting Go

LETTING GO The truth only hurts if it disempowers you but in order to empower yourself you need to let go. Sometimes when I speak about my past some people think its because I’m still in pain. The truth is I reflect through speaking, so thats when I learn and grow, I understand my learning style. So I don’t speak ...

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Motivation: All things are difficult before they are easy

“All things are difficult before they are easy.” Thomas Fuller The path towards success is like climbing a never ending flight of stairs. Each step, another obstacle to overcome. Each step, another mistake to learn from. Each step, another closed door opened. Success is not for the meek. It requires a warrior mindset. When you have a warrior mindset, each ...

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Limits to Growth

THE LIMITS TO GROWTH What’s happened in the world is that we have been treated by big business like sheep, all looking the same and eating grass, all happy with being sold generic products yet we all know that we are born unique but afraid to be divorced from the masses. And then we become impatient and intolerant around those ...

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Getting motivated and staying motivated

Getting motivated and staying motivated I’ve been on a two week slug fest, one with running where I experienced the most difficult of runs, even if i ran a PB. I lost all motivation for running subsequent to that and having been struggling to get myself going again. Not only is my mind fighting me but my body is also letting ...

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