The Key to Achieving Big GOALS at Work and at Home

Goal Chunking

Last weekend I was cycling in Portugal. Specifically from Porto to Lisbon over 4 days. It’s about 400km and was the 6th annual cycle trip I’ve been doing round parts of Europe with a group of friends that started innocently enough with a 600km London to Paris route in 2010. The point is, it’s a…

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Using Visualisation (the right way) for Improved Performance at Work

Visualisation

Visualisation works. Or does it? In the video at the end of this blog I take the stance that it doesn’t work. And that’s because if you do it wrong, it can derail you. What’s doing it wrong? We’ll get to that. First up – what is visualisation, in case you aren’t aware. It’s the…

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Why The Rich Get Richer…..

The Thought Cycle

…. and the poor get poorer. This – ladies and gentlemen – is the secret to everything. It’s what I call ‘The Thought Cycle’ and it’s why the rich get richer and the poor get poorer. It’s also why you get better or worse at something and why you may or may not be getting…

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How to Improve Your Productivity in One Simple Hack

Bed

What if I told you that you could increase your productivity doing something that you probably know you should be doing anyway. Maybe you already do it? If so, “Well done!”. What is it then? Simply this. In the morning, make your bed! That’s it, you ask? Making my bed. That will increase my productivity?…

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Why You Should Do Your Best

Do Your Best

Recently I went in for a speech competition. I give speeches from time to time and my usual approach is to leave it a bit last minute! I can write a pretty decent speech with not much notice, but that short notice never leaves me enough time to practice it enough usually. I sometimes only…

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The Difference Between Successful and Unsuccessful People

Success

OK, so there’s not one difference. There’s many. But there is one really interesting one that I’ve found to be true in many cases. And that is this….. Well, actually first up, let me just clarify something. Often, in order to be successful, you have to do things that gradually build up to success. You…

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Your Career: To EARN more LEARN more

READING

You want to get ahead in your career? You want to be more successful in life, love and livelihood? My advice today is to learn more. To earn more, you must learn more. Sure, there’s a time when you must take action – that goes (almost) without saying. But even taking action forces you to…

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The Key to Happiness in Life and at Work

Life all about

Another bold title, but it’s true. I’m going to share with you a powerful phrase that you’ll do well to remember. Why? Because it will literally change how you do things, make you happier and realise that what you do is enough. But first off, let me explain why I’m sharing this now. A few…

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Unschedule Your Life and Work

Overworked Unschedule

Have you heard the term “unschedule” before. I hadn’t until about 6 months ago, but I realised that I had been doing it for a long time without knowing the term. I’ll explain what it is. It is whereby you put into your calendar all the things you say are important but never go in…

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Orange is the New Black – Sitting is the New Smoking

So they say. Sitting is the new smoking. What that’s supposed to convey is that sitting is not good for your health. And it’s true. But it’s not the whole truth. We work longer and harder than ever. We also lounge around long and hard and sit down and surf long and hard too. We…

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