The Secret To Smashing All of Your Goals In 2019
When you set yourself a clear goal, focus on it and move towards it. Take small, progressive steps if necessary, but never look back to the place from where you started.
Where you started was a place of unhappiness.
Embrace Anxiety With Love
Do you ever feel nervous in social situations? You’re normal. Human beings, being human, get anxious. We all do. (Read More)
Take A Risk – You’ll Only Lose Some Baggage
The baggage arrivals area of Toronto Pearson airport was silent. One hundred and twenty tired passengers were waiting for the conveyor belt to spirit into life so their journey could continue.
Thirty minutes ticked by. (Read More)
Nobody Is Going To Steal Your Idea
My friend Mark is a professional gambler. At this very moment, he’s running a wonderful enterprise. He’s developed a ‘foolproof system’ to make money, by betting on horse races. Here’s the fascinating part: it actually works – Mark is turning a reasonable profit! (Read More)
Escape The Busy Trap And Follow Your Bliss
Take a moment to think about what occupies your time. Some of it will be important and some of it will be necessary. A lot of it won’t and it’s keeping you stuck in the busy trap, frittering away your precious time. (Read More)
Persuasion 101: The Fastest Way To Get Free Stuff
Free cups of tea in cafes, free tickets to the theatre, even free business upgrades on air travel.
I love getting free stuff.
There is definitely a knack to persuading people to give you free stuff that everyone else has to pay hard cash for. (Read More)
Make Your Life A Practice, Not A Performance
You don’t have to walk up to a stranger and make them laugh hysterically. (Read More)
A Simple Tip For Breaking The Ice, Smoothly
The point of a good ice breaker is to get your foot in the door. It is not to make a “great first impression” – you already need to be locked in a relaxed conversation to get that far.
Quitting And Failing Are Not The Same
Life lessons appear in the form of challenges; tasks that require you to stretch yourself and get inventive with your existing resources and skill sets.
Some are expected and some arrive as a nasty shock. (Read More)
It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It
It takes less than a second to make a solid first impression.
What are they judging you on? Appearance, yes. But it’s your voice tonality that carries the most weight. (Read More)