Don’t do this ONE thing if you want to be successful and happy

A leading statement? Maybe? I’ve been a big student of happy and successful people in the last decade and I’ve noticed a few things. There are patterns. And it’s also a practice. If you want to be happy – study happiness. If you want to be successful, study success. Something that I’ve noticed that is…

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How to Give People Feedback – well!

Giving Feedback | Hari Kalymnios | The Thought Gym

Giving feedback is a bit of an art. Done well, it can help lift and improve the person and want them coming back for more in the future. Done badly, and it can leave a person dejected, and feeling miserable. If you watch X Factor, Strictly or any of the other shows like that, then…

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Hari interviewed on CEO Outlook Podcast for Leaders

Recently I was interviewed (well, co-participant in a conversation really) on CEO Outlook Podcast. You can listen to it here.  

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LEADERS ARE READERS: Book of the Month – How to Win Friends & Influence People

How to Win Friends | Hari Kalymnios \ The Thought Gym

My book this month comes from the early part of the 20th century but is still a classic – selling over 10 million copies. It’s Dale Carnegie’s – How to Win Friends and Influence People. It’s title can sometimes rub people up the wrong way but it’s such a popular phrase now and it’s part…

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The Secret Magic Success Formula

Success Formula

I was once a scientist / mathematician. Well, not exactly. But I did do a Physics with Astrophysics degree and also get 95% or so on my maths A-level. So I like my formula’s! Especially when it comes to figuring out life! That’s what physics is all about after all! Figuring out life. And using…

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7 Traits of Great Leaders, according to Jim Rohn

What Makes A Super Leader | Hari Kalymnios

Just like last time, it’s back to Jim Rohn. What some call the father of modern personal development. I have learnt so much from listening to the late great master on audio and love sharing some of that wisdom. What follows is an adaptation of his 7 traits of great leaders. 1) Be Strong, but…

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How Beliefs Can Shape You

What are beliefs? We can have beliefs about religion, about which foods are good/bad for us, about different races, cultures, companies, people. On and on. Beliefs are fundamental to what it is to be human. Beliefs can be so strong in fact that we will lose friends over them, go to war over them, maybe…

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How to Solve Problems at Work and Home

Problems

Problems are a sign of life, and work of course. If you’re a leader or in a position of responsibility, you’ll probably have more problems than most! Be that a team leader, parent, CEO, HR director, business owner and so on. I’d like to offer you 5 questions that you can ask yourself to help…

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From Sad to Happy – Instantly!

Positive Feedback

Here’s a really simple and quick way to change your mood. If you’re feeling low, sad or slightly depressed – perhaps work is tough that day. You’re not progressing fast enough, your boss had a go at you, you feel your efforts are in vain, then try the tip I’m going to explain in this…

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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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