How on Earth did we arrive in the Future of Work?

Future of work

“Future of work” is not a new concept but the speed at which it smacked us in the face was a surprise. Mass panic of the pandemic has forced the future of work to become the new world of work. Adjust or die (okay, that might be a little bit dramatic but hey, I’m one coffee down already at 6:33am, so a littled psyched).

7 amazing apps to automate your work or business

Automate

When I suggest you “automate your work”, you probably think that’s only for tech geeks or the high flyers who can afford to pay them. But even the smallest business or the most technically challenged individual can automate everyday routine tasks. “For a man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can […]

First you must learn principles

Learn principles first

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, […]

Living the 80 20 Rule

The 80 20 Rule: Wardrobe

Have you heard of the 80 20 Rule? Once you get it, you will be able to do less but achieve more. I first took notice of the 80 20 Rule by reading Tim Ferriss’ book, The Four Hour Work Week. I believe the 80 20 Rule is one of the few underlying principles to […]

Stop snoozing your alarm clock

alarm clock

“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 […]

SMART Goals Are Failing You

Have you ever set a SMART Goal you did not achieve? If you did, it’s not your fault. Find out why SMART goals just aren’t enough to be successful.

Write goals and keep them close

Write Your Goals

Do you write goals? If you don’t write goals, how will you know where you’re going? My wife and I were moving house a couple of weeks ago. Our lives were in transition for a few days, living from tarp like bags and boxes with all of our worldly possessions. In our living room, we […]

Long term goals matter most

Long Term Goals

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 […]

Why goals fail

Why Goals Fail

Do you know why goals fail? I have listened carefully to dozens of people tell me why they have not been successful. I have failed more often than I’ve succeeded myself but I’m fortunate to have some victories too. Why goals fail, even the SMARTEST ones Setting effective goals is only the start of your […]

10 tips to run your morning routine like a boss

Morning routine tips How to run your morning routine like a boss I’m sorry, there’s no such thing as the perfect morning routine  but I have learned a few things while experimenting with my own.  I have read about other morning routines and I have been able to try them for myself along the way. […]