Thoughts

The way you set goals is limiting your satisfaction: Here’s why

I wonder if I could ask you a question: Where do you start from, when setting goals? There are two directions people tend to take when setting goals, whether they begin at your dream or your present reality. It's tempting to begin with your present reality. It's straightforward to ask yourself where you're heading, and how you could maximise … Continue reading The way you set goals is limiting your satisfaction: Here’s why

Merry Christmas!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcraZKIBLok 'Tis the season to eat, drink, laugh, sing, play and celebrate! Life's full of hard work, setting goals and achieving them, and improving oneself. But sometimes it's important to break away from all of that and remember what's really important: Love. Yes it's soppy, but life is nothing without love. Work as hard as … Continue reading Merry Christmas!

The 2 things you must do to stay motivated

Momentum makes motivation easy. When you set a goal to sell 10 projects, and completely own 3 sales pitches, you feel motivated to keep going. But when you're 6 sales pitches down, and 0 wins under your belt, it's a different story. Trying to get motivated while you're swimming in treacle is tough. There are two things you … Continue reading The 2 things you must do to stay motivated

How walking into cobwebs makes you more successful

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkyI_i6gcVQ What's your biggest irrational fear? Don't overthink it - mine is cobwebs. I can look at them, that's fine - cobwebs aren't scary - but if I accidentally walk into one, you'd think I was drowning. I cough and splutter, and flail my arms around to get away from it. My response is completely unreasonable. There's … Continue reading How walking into cobwebs makes you more successful

You’ll be shocked by the 2 mistakes that are stopping you achieving your life goals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ao1441e5nbY I have discovered the way to find out how to make every day hugely productive... Think about every action you've performed today so far. Some of them have been important in achieving your goals, and some of them have been urgent. Some may have been both, and some will almost certainly have been neither. I'm not the … Continue reading You’ll be shocked by the 2 mistakes that are stopping you achieving your life goals

What everybody ought to know about enjoying your job

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0z-AvOzB8kk I hate to be the one to break this to you... Some people don't enjoy their job Enjoying your job is a foreign concept for some people. The idea of waking up on Monday morning and thinking, 'Yes! Another fun week!' is only ever the beginning of a bad dream. But is it impossible to enjoy … Continue reading What everybody ought to know about enjoying your job

The 5 things Pope Francis does to influence people – can you?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Y6AKVZGFQg It's no secret that Pope Francis is generally a popular man around the world, and he's managed to influence many, from the US to China, Cuba to many African and European nations. But how does he do it? 1 He balances humility with direct challenge Some of Francis' challenges are direct pokes in the … Continue reading The 5 things Pope Francis does to influence people – can you?

Three F-words that will bring you fulfilment

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oc5Zo-5YqYM This is it, the pinnacles of human existence... I'm thinking things like love, fulfilment, peace and creativity. I hope we'd all acknowledge that these things are good and beneficial. But we have a problem. Your life surroundings aren't great breeding grounds for love. Think about it. Society and most workplaces are specifically designed to meet certain goals, … Continue reading Three F-words that will bring you fulfilment

How to use your history to get a promotion

https://youtu.be/OXWpCw1bgGw This is it, one of the biggest secrets to unlocking your full potential... Your history is unique to you. Without your history, you wouldn't be who you are today. I think of Anosh, who had worked as an accountant for years. He didn't want to stay in accounting but felt locked into this career because of his history. … Continue reading How to use your history to get a promotion