Tag Archives: growth

Compromise and the big “R”

Compromise and the big “R” I have spent hours and hours with hundreds of couples as well as the hundreds of hours in my own relationships and the word I hate the most is ‘compromise’. When I ask couples what … Continue reading

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Managing your wedding day, on your wedding day

I cannot count the times I have uttered the following sentence: “John and Mary, now that you have signed the register, take a moment to be together, have a hug and a kiss before you go to meet your guests, … Continue reading

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5 ways to suck less at marriage

We generally suck at relationships, take that into our marriages and then actually expect them to last! While relationships are actually paramount in our lives, the truth is we suck at them. When you look at how many relationships we … Continue reading

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Upcoming book: “So you’re alive, now what? The journey from birth to death”

http://www.stephenvanbasten.co.za A snippet of yet another book I am about to complete: “So you’re alive, now what? The journey from birth to death” May your life be a beautifully choreographed, synchronous balance of support and challenge. May you realize that … Continue reading

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Killer Instinct: Predator and Prey in business and sales

http://www.stephenvanbasten.co.za Killer Instinct Predator and Prey in Business How many of you would like to be more successful? How many of you would like to make more sales? How many of you would like more happiness? Do any of you … Continue reading

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Stephen van Basten’s 10 Life Lessons

http://www.stephenvanbasten.co.za I am that I am that I am Always strive to be yourself. Live your dreams and not anyone else’s. Realize that you are unique. Don’t try to be like anyone else on earth. I am authentic Strive to … Continue reading

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Chapter 26 – The 3 Masters

http://www.stephenvanbasten.co.za I am going to tell you the story of the 3 masters. It is a true story, in that I am the protagonist. It’s a story never told in quite this manner before. And it’s a story that exposes … Continue reading

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