Extraordinary performance requires extraordinary readiness. To do the same thing and expect a different result is meaningless. The achievement of excellence in learning and performance means re-aligning our efforts and energy to focus where it matters most.

Self-mastery can be described as that state where one is less limited by one’s self-imposed limitations but is free to speak and act in wisdom, temperance and intention. To achieve some measure of self-mastery is to live a full, happy and productive life, personally and professionally.

‘An unexamined life is not worth living.’