Business

5 ways to keep the promises you make to yourself

5 ways to keep the promises you make to yourself

Achieving short and long term goals doesn't need to be as impossible as it sometimes seems.

Many of us make New Year’s resolutions. Why? Is it because we know we don’t really have to keep them that we allow ourselves to make them in the first place?  Is there any difference between a New Year’s resolution and one I make today?

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How to not suck at stuff

How to not suck at stuff

Let's face it; you suck at lots of stuff.  Well, I do anyway.  I presume lots of people are just like me in that respect.  We want to be, at least good at things.  It's often important to us that we don't suck.  In our jobs.  In our sporting endeavours.  When we are looking to make a career change.

There have been many books, articles, presentations, talks, videos, blogs, quotes, coaching lessons and mentor tips on how to become an expert at things. Here's what I have learned over the years, in business and in life.

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Why being wrong is not so... wrong

Why being wrong is not so... wrong

I used to think being wrong was the worst thing ever.

In fact, I used to try so hard not to be wrong, that I stopped making decisions.  I stopped having opinions for fear of being considered “wrong”.  I wanted to be right so much, that I would only make decisions, or have opinions, about things which I could almost guarantee myself of being right.

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Disrupt Yourself

Disrupt Yourself

Businesses can be disruptive.  Markets can be disrupted.  Many business and industry leaders are either looking for the next innovation that they can use to disrupt, or are fighting against a disruption they are confronted with.

I want to make it more personal.  I want to disrupt myself.

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