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These free resources are meant to empower anyone who visits the Higher Self website. All writings are original pieces authored by Mothepa Masina unless otherwise stated. In due course, e-books and other resources developed in-house will be available for download.

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  • Coaching 101 – Part 1

    “I absolutely believe that people, unless coached, never reach their maximum capabilities.” ~ Bob Nardelli   In honour of International Coaching Week which takes place from May 7 to May 13, and, in honour of all professional coaches the world over, this...

  • Coaching 101 – Part 2

    Coaching Niches   “Commit to a niche; try to stop being everything to everyone.” ~ Andrew Davis   Like in any other profession, coaches usually must choose a niche that is in line with their real-world expertise, experience and interests. Very few people s...

  • Coaching 101 – Part 4

    The Coaching Profession And The Future “People often ask me what the true value of coaching is. In other words, what sets coaching apart from going to a conference, taking a course, or reading a book? Here’s my answer: coaching is about being seen. A......

  • Coaching 101- Part 3

    Zoning in on Coaching Models   “You can now use a coach to get your personal life together, set and reach goals, start and expand a business, get ahead faster in a corporation, improve your job performance, and communicate better with everyone. There are literall...

  • Creating Women Friendly Workplaces in the Exponential Age

    Stop chasing women around desks, making silly sexist and sexually explicit jokes, lifting their skirts and squeezing their breasts. Treat them fairly and respectfully and pay them what’s due to them. There. Done. End of blog post.   Oh how I wish it were that......

  • Debunking Limiting Myths – Competition

    Roger Federer and Serena Williams are, arguably, the best tennis players to date since they have both managed to shred records set by tennis legends such as Rod Laver, Billie Jean King and Bjorn Borg amongst others. I fell in love with Grand Slam tennis......

  • Debunking Limiting Myths – Entrepreneurs Are Born, Not Made

    Last year I encountered a real-life scenario of how this myth plays itself out and with diabolical consequences. A lady posted an advert on a social forum seeking employment for her friend who has a Masters degree in a technical field. The Masters holder had......

  • Debunking Limiting Myths – Failure

    “Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.” ~ Denis Waitley     I start most......

  • Debunking Limiting Myths – Luck

    Sometime in January a very enterprising young man reached out to me via the Facebook Higher Self page. Prince is a 20-year-old Electronics and Electrical Engineering student who has achieved more in his two decades on Mother Earth than most people do in a lifetime.......