What’s your higher purpose?

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Loving Your Work: Motivation Many people think that they will be happy in their job if they can just get paid a bit more.  In my experience, and from what clients and colleagues tell me, that’s rarely the case.  The whole point of my mission to help you to do what you love for a…

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To Focus or Not to Focus

I had a fascinating conversation last week with Thomas Power, Chairman of the long-standing  social network Ecademy.  Ecademy’s been around for longer than most of the others, since Thomas and his wife Penny started it to help digital entrepreneurs and freelancers way back in 1998, so Thomas knows a thing or two about how people…

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Lift your spirits

Here’s a neat way I’ve discovered to lift your spirits if you’re feeling a bit down.  I came across it last week, as I made my way home across London from an NLP meeting.  I was feeling very tired, so I left straight after the presentation and I was mentally beating myself up for not…

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Assumptions?

Great video from Reckless Tortuga What unfounded assumptions do you make, and how do they get in your way?

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Today Only!! The answer to life, the universe and everything!!

Today, 10/10/10 translates as 101010, which, in binary equates to 42 in decimal – and that’s the answer to life, the universe and everything, according to the Hitchhikers’ Guide to the Universe!

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No Regrets!

I seem to be in mismatching* mode these last few days – here’s another old saw I don’t agree with. I guess it depends what you understand by “regret”. I define it as wishing I hadn’t done something, or had done something differently. So it seems rather foolish not to regret some of the stuff…

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Where are you looking for success?

In medicine there’s a concept of “locus of control”; it means where the patient looks for control of their condition. A doctor I spoke with recently told me that there are some conditions where they want an external locus of control, looking outside of themselves for instructions – where they need the patient to take…

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Are you driven?

No, I don’t mean are you so successful you have a chauffeur!  I mean are you driven to succeed?  Do you feel some force behind you, propelling you forward, driving you to perform?  Is there something that just won’t let you rest until you’ve got everything you set out to achieve? Many entrepreneurs are like…

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Rest & Ponder

Dr Steven Covey wrote, in The Seven Habits Of Highly Successful People, about our ability to choose our response to any situation, to shift our paradigm and see the situation in a different light.  The example he gives is the guy on a train who is letting his kids run riot, and we react by…

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“I’d just do all of it!”

Focus and how to choose between opportunities is a big topic for me, and I’m always interested t learn how successful entrepreneurs handle it. I was at a fantastic event on Friday on the subject of Influence, with profits going to Peace One Day, started by the amazing Jeremy Gilley (check it out, a brilliant…

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