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Why Lottery Winners Lose It All

You cannot be, do or get anything if it’s not part of your identity. This is why lottery winners often lose their money pretty quickly. They see themselves as consumers so they consume – spend, spend, spend. They do not see themselves as millionaires who behave differently – they use money to make money. Look […]

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Everything You Need for 2012 is Here

Last week I told you all about my Plan for 2012. I’ve been speaking to quite a few people about it over the course of the last week. I’ve realised that I used quite a few tools, techniques and mental skills that not everyone is confident in using. And yet more of these tools, techniques […]

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Speed of Implementation

The success of a venture, from the smallest marketing idea to an entire new business venture, depends on a lot of things, of course. One of them is speed of implementation. Simply getting out there and doing whatever needs to be done quickly is of critical importance.  There is only so much you can do […]

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How To Do Anything

I was talking a few weeks ago about the power of routines. I’ve had some good feedback. So I’m going a bit deeper this week. I’m talking about taking something you don’t particularly like doing and doing it the same way, every day (or so), until it becomes a routine. This works because routines become […]

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24 Days Gone Already

So, we’re twenty four days into 2011 already. Almost February. My Mother tells me time continues to speed up as you get older. Ug! It’s already going past at 600mph. So fast that it’s difficult to keep the really important stuff at the front of the mind. So easy to switch the neck-top computer off, […]

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The Key to Negotiation

I was 27 years old when I took off my lab coat for the last time. I was to become a buyer, then a sales rep, then a marketing guy, then a sales manager…and so on. I had to negotiate. For the first time. Hmmm…negotiate. Sounded scary. Somewhat different to test tubes, chemicals and the […]

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The Top 7 Reasons for Having No Goals

Most people accept that having goals is better than not having goals. But then very few people actually have goals. Why the contradiction? This is what people say: I’ve got goals already! I want to be slim, rich, travel to Australia, run the London marathon. These are not goals. They are dreams.  Dreams are fine. […]

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This week’s Pearl of Leadership Wisdom is on…Action “You cannot plough a field by turning it over in your mind.” – Anon Our brains are brilliant but they are also charged with our protection. We can see wonderful opportunity and possibility, but also the risks and the threats. A large part of our brain simply […]

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Procrastination – Part I – Causes of…

This week’s Pearl of Leadership Wisdom is on…. Procrastination – Part 1 – Causes of “For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them” – Aristotle I’ll just… I’ll just make sure this email’s gone, first…I’ll just make a quick coffee, first…I’ll just return that phone call […]

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This week’s Pearl of Leadership Wisdom is on……. Motivation “What you have to do and the way you have to do it is incredible simple. Whether you are willing to do it, that’s another matter.” – Peter Drucker Motivation….that which gives purpose. Here we are again, another Monday for most of us. What will give […]

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