So yesterday may have been a harder post than I normally write, I won’t apologise for it because it was true and honest. But today I thought maybe to add some tools or thinking to complement the post. Grow a thick skin! You see when ranting on about how we play down failure and try … Read moreAre you an elephant or a mouse?
It’s actually easy – I would just have to ask you what are you aiming to achieve? Based on the answer I will know what you are striving for. So many of us set our goals at a comfortable level, not at the desired level. You see it is easier for us to put a … Read moreWhat is holding you back in life?
Well, that’s a week’s worth of slapping! I do like writing these series-style posts as it allows me to make sure I can get my full thoughts down to share rather than trying to get it all into a short daily post. So let’s finish off the week strong. When faced with a crisis lean … Read moreHow to slap a crisis in the face part 5 of 5?
Most of the week’s posts have been focused on the emotional or mental level. Today I need to stress the importance of physical exercise. The more stressed you are the harder you should work out. Physical exercise is a great stress release, mind-calming and it’s actually good for you. Having a good mind and a … Read moreHow to slap a crisis in the face part 4 of 5?
I have spoken about managing crises over the past 2 days. The next part is to ensure you have good relationships in place. People that are in your life that warm your heart. People that you want to be around and want to have around. People that elevate you emotionally and intellectually. People that make … Read moreHow to slap a crisis in the face part 3 of 5?
Yesterday I spoke about crisis and that it has always been here and will be here in the future too. It is easy to just freeze and not take the necessary action. The other problem is that there are a lot of people spreading negativity – thanks to media and always-connected communications – the fearmongers … Read moreHow to slap a crisis in the face part 2 of 5?
While planning this week’s thoughts and ideas for the daily posts I decided that I would make a whole week of posts about the topic of crisis and crisis management so here we go. We can’t predict the future. The world is currently facing a lot of doom and gloom. Prices are rising, countries are … Read moreHow to slap a crisis in the face part 1 of 5?
It’s actually quite easy, when faced with a choice – take the one you don’t want to do. I don’t want to tell my wife she is right but it probably is the right choice. I don’t want to bite my tongue when sitting in a meeting and a colleague is blurting out rubbish, but … Read moreHow to make (the right) decisions?
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?
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?