Do you have a to-do list? You know that this is just a written confirmation of your procrastination. So what should you do? Well – it’s simple; schedule it! If something is in your schedule you will do it. It’s not on a list that you can just move to tomorrow. There are lessons to … Read moreWant to win today?
When you do something that is not for you and will not benefit you directly or may even cost you in doing it then you are creating a legacy. You see sacrifice is the truest form of self. When we give without expectation or don’t do something in order to rather help someone else – … Read moreHow to create a long and lasting legacy?
It’s simple – swing big and swing hard! This unfortunately comes with a caveat. This applies to you if you are young and starting out. Never bet the house! If you are older and have a family and a home – don’t risk it – you always need to protect the downside. The worst thing … Read moreWant a plan for playing big?
Start with the end goal and what you are trying to achieve and then break it down by working backwards. If you can clearly articulate the road map with milestones from months to weeks to days to today you will then be able to focus on what you have to do and then from there … Read moreWant to know how innovation works?
Everyone has wants, wishes and needs. The problem is very few people actually do what is required to make these happen. It is only the exceptional few that actually make it happen. What is essential is to not judge! Don’t judge others for not being driven like you. Don’t judge those that are happy to … Read moreHow do you push people to grow?
So let’s end off the week on a positive and thought-provoking note. Why do we do things to see if they will work or not rather than look at what it is we want to do, who else is doing what you want to do and most important of all, did those that did or … Read moreWhy is first always last?
In Australia, it is a memorial day today for HRM Queen Elizabeth II. So today I thought I would write about the importance of those around you. Those near and dear to you and to encourage you to pick up the phone or jump in your car and go round and tell that person or … Read moreVale Queen Elizabeth II
Sticking with this week’s theme of 1st principle thinking. Everything that is not a law of nature is just a belief. Laws and rules are not defined by nature and things we can not change. Now I am not suggesting anarchy or rebellion against laws (this is not that kind of a post). We tend … Read moreWhy you should push back against authority?
Yesterday I mentioned the concept of 1st principle thinking. The summary is that you break down an item or service into the simplest, basic features or products that can’t be broken down any further. Today I wanted to add that you should ask the following questions or whys. You keep asking until you get to … Read moreWhich questions should you ask to solve problems?
Use 1st principle thinking! Take a product you want to offer. Look at the current offering in the market. Then break down the material costs and from there you will probably see that the actual costs of materials are probably a fraction of the existing finished product. Once you have this, work out a clever … Read moreWant a better approach to solving problems?