I thought that given I was talking about taking advice from future you yesterday let’s give future you a gift today. Wow, writing this makes me think I’m in Back to the Future! We all like receiving presents so why not give yourself one every single day! I’m not suggesting you go out and buy … Read moreA Gift for You
YOU! There is a lot of chats going on about the new FaceApp. If you don’t know it, this is an app that lets you take a picture of yourself and see what you will look like when you are older. This is not about the app and what people are saying, this is about … Read moreThe Best Mentor is…
There is an old tale about a King who wanted to see how the people in his kingdom thought and more importantly cared about others. So, in the middle of the night he got a few of his men to place a large boulder in the middle of the main road leading in and out … Read moreWhat’s blocking you?
I had some interesting comments/questions/feedback on yesterday’s post so I decided to unpack the analogy a bit further. I said that you are your own Superhero and I meant it. Here is the way to actually unlock your masked alter-ego. Identify the people you consider heroes. They can be anyone. Your mom, The Neighbour or … Read moreSuperheroes unmasked!
If you chose someone from either the Marvel or DC Universe I hate to tell you that you are wrong! It’s actually YOU! You just need to find him or her! You see aspiring to be like your hero should be aspiring to be a better version of you. You don’t need a spandex outfit … Read moreWho is your Superhero?
Is preparing to fail! Sounds so obvious right? Yet so many of us get this wrong. Whether you are going for a job interview or cold calling a prospect, a lack of preparation is not only disrespectful to you and the client/interviewer but it is also a recipe for failure! Let’s take a DIY task … Read moreFailing to prepare…
Our minds are incredibly powerful. Hell this whole blog started because I spent too much time in my own mind. An experiment was conducted where old men were put in a room that was staged to look like the 1960’s. They believed they had gone back 20 odd years. Their hearing, appetite, mental state and … Read moreMind the Gap!
But is it really? Last post I wrote about being a leader not a slave driver. This was more focused around teams and working with people. The key lesson there and today is “Working with People”! There is no right or wrong when it comes to the number of people you surround yourself with and … Read moreIs 3 really a Crowd?
We need to remember that this is our company and that the team are generally employees. This is important for a couple of reasons. Your team are probably loyal and committed but you have to remember they are there for a primary reason, a paycheck! Work needs to be fun and rewarding for them. If … Read moreAre you a Leader or a Slave Master?
I had amazing feedback on yesterday’s post about the compound effect so I thought a “Part 2” was in order. You see – I am practising what I preach. This is the second day in a row that I am writing about compound effect. I hope I get better and better at this. But it’s … Read moreI’m Compounded