We live in an era of instant gratification. Everything we want needs to be given us. Now. At the same time the world around us is changing rapidly. What was effective yesterday, doesn’t seem to necessarily work today. In this milieu, amongst a myriad of self -help books, one that stands out in my mind is a slim volume by Denis Waitley called “Empires Of The Mind ” As the blurb says it contains ” Lessons to lead and succeed in a Knowledge-based world”.