Most people don’t know much about the process of actually committing to their life dreams and goals, because most people don’t keep most of their agreements.
Most people add a silent, unconscious modifying phrase to all their commitments: “…as long as it’s not uncomfortable.” Or at least not TOO uncomfortable. This chink in your armor is all that excuses need to wedge their way in.
In my first week of university, I recall sitting in a lecture doubting my ability. My lecturer said, “Look to your left. Look to your right. By the end of your first semester, one of you won’t be here because you failed or quit”. Such inspiring words for an already nervous 19 year old! I […]
Can you make mistakes and be successful? Absolutely, Do some people make mistakes that they never fully recover from? Yes, that happens too. Even I make mistakes (hard to believe, I know) So, what’s the difference between mistakes made by successful versus unsuccessful people? Let’s have a look as some successful people who have made […]
Do you love work hacks that help you get things done faster? Me too. After all it’s Friday, as I write this. I love my job but sometimes I feel like Fred Flintstone waiting to slide down and punch the clock, so I can go for a walk and then get home to watch Netflix with Wilma.
If you want to master anything, it helps to first learn principles. When you go deep enough, everything in this world has principles, which underlie specific methods you might use. Once you understand that, you will realise, almost nothing is new. Few things really change I speak with business owners and advertising professionals every day, […]
“Winners find a way. Losers find an excuse.” -Anonymous When I was a teenager, I thought the snooze button on my alarm clock was the greatest invention ever. I could hit the ‘just 9 more minutes’ button if I was too cold, too tired, not feeling well or had any excuse to stay in bed […]
You will never keep everyone happy As 2018 began, I began to fall back into the trap of being a people pleaser. I was working full time, starting my side business and an active board member on Dubbo Chamber of Commerce. My fiancé and I got married and we started building our first new house […]
Long term goals matter most. Some people tell me there’s no point in setting long term goals because we live in a world of fast and constant change. I am here to argue that it’s because we live in a fast paced world that we need long term goals to keep us on track in […]
What’s it really like for two American billionaires living the rich life? I stumbled on this interview by Charlie Rose, during which he talks to American billionaires Bill Gates and Warren Buffett about what it really means to have a rich life. I have been teaching the importance of being careful with your time. More […]
How to get things done I am going to teach you how to get things done. I encounter people smarter than me every day, who lack the confidence or the know how to achieve their goals. How to build confidence As I wrote in my book, Time to Start, confidence grows as you become competent. […]