What’s better than being perfect at work?

Perfect

Perfection is a myth. It’s a lie we “perfectionists” tell ourselves to keep us from producing. We wait for circumstances to be just perfect to launch that new business, change jobs, release a blog article, release a new product, deliver that pitch, pick up the phone and prospect. But (and we all know this), perfection…

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The Real Value in Life

Seconds

What if I were to give you $86,400 today? And you put it into a special kind of bank. One that each day gives you an additional $86,400. But….. There’s a catch. You have to spend all $86,400 today because not only does each $86,400 not roll over to the next day, but your balance…

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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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10 Ways to Improve Your Memory and Brain Health

Memory

Recently I was listening to The James Altucher Show (podcast) and he was interviewing memory expert Jim Kwik from superheroyou.com and Jim was sharing with us ideas on how to improve your memory. It turns out that about 1/3 of your memory capabilities might be genetic, but the rest can be honed and developed. There…

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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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Lessons from London’s 7/7 Bombings

I'm Awesome

As I’m halfway through the year, this morning in the shower I was reflecting on the year to date. I almost got caught up in my own story of how the start to this year was actually not great so far – had a few simultaneous big expenses to sort out the flat, bust my…

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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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The Value of Persistence and Consistency in Life and Business

Bamboo

The problem with overnight successes that we see on TV and read about in the newspapers, is that they are so rare! That’s why we hear about them. And truth be told, it’s never normally overnight. So many celebrities and people of note have quoted that it often took them 10 or 20 years to…

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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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