Category Archives: Attitude

I’m Not Too Bad

The words you speak predict the future you will live. Words have an extraordinary power to shape your decisions, choices and actions. So why do so many people (in Great Britain, at least) use phrases like “I’m not too bad” … Continue reading

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Gratitude and Receiving

I had an interesting conversation with my mentor the other day about The Law of Receptivity from Bob Burg and John David Mann’s book The Go Giver. The fifth law from The Go Giver is the Law of Receptivity: The … Continue reading

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What is your “Aunt Martha”?

Brian Tracy tells the story of a young couple who are only just scraping by. They don’t have any savings. Their Aunt Martha tells them that they are their favourites and they will inherit everything one she has gone. Time … Continue reading

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Secret Six Habits for World Class Performance

Here are six habits which, if performed consistently, will raise your leadership performance beyond recognition. 1. Tell the truth Trust is the foundation of leadership (John C Maxwell’s Law of Solid Ground). Don’t even tell little white lies. Be 100% … Continue reading

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Be Interested, not Interesting!

If you are like most people, when you are in a situation (either business or social) when you are about to meet new people, you worry about what to say. Will the other person like me? Will I be a … Continue reading

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What Makes You Happy?

Dr Dan Baker, author of the best selling book What Happy People Know, conducted a lengthy study into what actually makes people happy. Surprisingly, happiness was not created by money, position, celebrity status or even food or sex. The top reasons are gratitude … Continue reading

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Personal Investment in Career Advancement

Last week I attended a training workshop. Among the other delegates were several from a well-known national retail chain. There were three senior executives and one store manager. To protect the innocent, let’s call the store manager Emma. Emma was … Continue reading

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