If I offered you a crisp $100 banknote will you take it? What if I offered a crumpled and older $100 banknote will you still take it? I am going to assume yes to both questions! The point is that no matter what the condition, money is still money. You and your skills or offerings … Read moreHow crisis can affect your value
Don’t postpone happiness! Don’t say you will be happy when “x” happens. It never happens – you are either happy now or not. Don’t spend your life trying to make other people happy – this makes you unhappy – whose idea of happiness are you living? Finally, comparisons. Are you are always comparing that if … Read moreWhat makes you happy?
How busy are you. Everyone walks around saying “I am so busy”! What are you busy doing? Are you busy checking your email? Are you busy replying to all the likes on Facebook? Are you checking your Insta? This is not busy! This is unproductive! Today’s post seems to be a bit aggressive but there’s … Read moreIf you are busy, you are unproductive
We all experience pain. Some will experience unbelievable pain and loss in their lives. You have a choice! You can wallow and suffer in the pain and loss or you can take it and fuel it into a purpose or direction that hopefully stops it occuring for others or creates an awareness to help others … Read moreTurn pain into progress
You can’t push a button that’s not there to be pushed. Cliché that we hear all the time is “You really know how to push my button”! Remove the button! We allow ourselves to be emotionally controlled by other people. If we stop this or remove this power we will find that we are much … Read morePush my button
As a leader we have to realise something. You lead people and not products! People are emotionally driven (EQ) and in such how we handle them, lead them and engage with them will make all the difference to the company. It is common practice (and human nature) to scold or reprimand when people mess up. … Read morePraise the miss
I have talked about being a superhero a few times in past posts. But let’s look at the two words separately: Super – Very good or excellentHero – A person admired for their courage, outstanding achievements or noble qualities. Nowhere does it say a spandex outfit or a cape. I want you to sit back … Read moreTo be a hero
In these challenging times everyone needs a bit of help or encouragement. Could you save a life? I’m not talking about physically performing CPR – I mean mentally. We often can’t see what is really going on with people and the pain or anguish they may be harbouring. This is not a cry for help … Read moreStep back from the ledge!
We all have skills or gifts that we could share with the world yet so many of us bury them. I have often been told by my wife that I should be training people in technology – but I have given her a 100 reasons why I shouldn’t. If she can see the potential in … Read moreDo you have buried treasure?
In order to increase our productivity we need to relax. This is not an invitation to go lie on the beach and relax this is about the physical (and mental) relaxing of the muscles. The problem a lot of us face is we tense up under pressure. We clench our fists and jaws. Our shoulders … Read moreRelax to speed up