Loving work: Are you a joy-stealer?

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Loving work: there’s someone for every task Some of us love spreadsheets and analysis.  Some folks love going out networking and talking to loads of people.  Some like working one-to-one with people in coaching, counselling or consulting.  Some love messing about with computers, keeping them running and defending them against hacking and virus attacks.  And…

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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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Where’s your focus?

We’ve all heard it said so many times it’s almost corny, and it’s still true – you get what you focus on. Not magically – by a lot of effort. And that effort is directed by what you focus on. So if you’re focussing on getting a new car, you’ll spot opportunities to get it…

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Inquisitive Analysis

Business Strategy Coaching: Following on from my blog “I wish I’d known that then” about the Wealth Dynamics profiling system (for details go here), I’ve been working with my “Accumulator” profile for over six years, and have really got a handle on how the 8 profiles interact.  I particularly understand which profiles my Accumulator works…

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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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Opportunity + Preparation = Success

Have you ever noticed how success just seems to happen to some people – you know, the lucky ones who seem to have everything go right for them? The type who opportunities actually seek out, like they have some kind of money magnet in their heads. The type who breeze up, wave their magic wand,…

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Action Quote #3

A while back I said I’d be sharing my favourite quotes on action with you, so here’s another one, from Thomas Jefferson this time: “I’m a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.” For me that reminds me that all the “lucky” people – the…

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Action Quote #2

On Friday I started a series of blogs on action quotes, in which I will share my favourite quotes that I use to get me moving when I find myself stuck or putting things off. Today’s is from British Prime Minister and statesman Benjamin Disreali: “Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no…

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Action quotes – do they help?

I’m a very analytical type – too analytical many say. I spend a lot of time analysing things – products, markets, financial statements, forecasts – if it changes, I’ll analyse it! It’s what I do well, and it’s what I enjoy. So from time to time, I have to remind myself to actually do stuff…

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BE your own boss …

So, a month ago you sacked your boss. You’ve worked your notice, and today is the first day of your new life with no-one to answer to – master of your own destiny. Most of us have been there – working for a poor boss, and dreading going to work each day. No clear targets,…

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