thoughts & notes

October 16, 2018

There is a theory that when you have set yourself some powerful and challenging goals you should keep them to yourself or at least only share them with a small select group of people.

I can see why that would make sense. There’s nothing worse than telling someone about...

October 12, 2018

Its the weekend so its time for some serious concentrated relaxation.Yes, I know that sounds like a contradiction in terms but what if you did put the same amount of mental energy into having fun and relaxing as you do into your daily work during the week?

So often the...

October 11, 2018

Oops, I seem to have upset a few people with my post the other day on winners and losers! I'm guessing the people I upset most were the ones who identified themselves with the losers but honestly that was not my intention.

The thing is, in every situation there are...

October 10, 2018

One of the things I see time and time again is that people do not distinguish between goals and action plans. The thing is, not doing so can get you stuck just about quicker than anything else. Its fantastic to set big hairy scary goals, in fact its the only way we eve...

October 9, 2018

OK, maybe I’m being a bit mean here. Some of them are good friends of mine and I have, on many occasions, flown half way round the world to learn from them. Mostly the top guys (and women) are incredible motivational speakers and leave you with a broader, more inspired...

October 8, 2018

OK I know that’s probably not what you wanted to hear!

We all want to believe that winners get there because they are lucky or naturally talented or they knew the right people or because they knew some magic “secret” that no one else knew. But the truth is that whenever...

October 7, 2018

If you want to create a successful results driven team one of the most useful things you can do is to encourage the leaders of the team to create a powerful vision that they can all work towards.

Our brains work largely in pictures. Its really hard for us to think about...

October 6, 2018

I found this lovely story today and it made me laugh. I hope it makes you laugh too!

It is reported that the following edition of the Book of Genesis was discovered in the Dead Seal Scrolls. If authentic, it would shed light on the question, “Where do pets come from?”


October 5, 2018

A friend asked me recently how I could justify lazing around in bed as a constructive use of time.

The thing is its all about pace. You can’t be going flat out all the time. And if you try to, eventually your body will tell you “enough!” And if you choose to ignore its...

October 4, 2018

I was listening to a webinar this morning and something in it made me really mad.

The so-called expert kept going on about how her techniques (and only her techniques) could fix your past and free you up to achieve all your wildest dreams.The thing is people are going t...

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