Category Archives: Success

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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Master the ASK, not the TELL

How often have you had a boss, a parent, a spouse or a sales person tell you how to do something? Odds are that you felt somewhat put down – you didn’t like being told and would prefer to have that … Continue reading

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Can you forego immediate gratification?

Long term studies prove that the most important human discipline involved in long term success is the ability to forego immediate gratification for a larger but delayed reward. The original study was done by Walter Mischel, then a professor at Stanford … Continue reading

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My Three Words for 2014

Inspired by a blog post last New Year by Chris Brogan, I have chosen three words that I will focus on during 2014. They are Plan; Discipline; Execution. Plan The old saying goes, that if you fail to plan, you … Continue reading

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Turn your Adversaries into Allies

I had the honour of taking part in an interview with Bob Burg alongside my friend Pete Evans from Altum V. Every single day we are faced with the task of persuading others. It could be as simple as dealing … Continue reading

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Never Quit

My friend Pete Evans interviewed Rugby League legend, former England Captain, Jamie Peacock this week. Pete wrote an excellent summary of the interview which you can read here and listen to the interview through this link. Jamie told Pete that he has … Continue reading

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Deliver a Flawless Presentation

One of the most common habits which detract from a good presentation (whether delivering a formal presentation or in some kind of formal talk) is the erm count. I’m sure that you  have been listening to someone speak and been distracted … Continue reading

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