Your best thinking 5 years ago is your baggage today

We’ve always done it this way. That’s your death sentence right there. Sure you might be making money, you might even be profitable, but chances are you are no longer enthusiastic about what you’re doing and operating with head and no heart. You could be stuck in a miserable dead end job sitting in aContinue reading “Your best thinking 5 years ago is your baggage today”

Is your past keeping you stuck?

I recently started a re-read of Napoleon Hill’s ‘Grow Rich with Peace of Mind.’ Marketing genius Dan Kennedy calls this Napoleon Hill’s best book. I understand why Dan would say that this is his best book because of the experience and learning that must have taken place between when ‘Think and Grow Rich’ was firstContinue reading “Is your past keeping you stuck?”

Putting words to what you do

I was reading a report this week by Rachel Allen, owner of Bolt from the Blue Copywriting and I’m so happy that I took the time to read it in its entirety. Rachel shared some truly significant golden nuggets but the two things that impacted me the most sums up the work I do asContinue reading “Putting words to what you do”

Have you become pinned beneath the boulder of your own reputation?

This is not an original thought but then if you read BIG MAGIC by Elizabeth Gilbert you will realize that two or more of us can in fact have the same thought/discovery what scientists call multiple discovery – a term used whenever two or more scientists in different parts of the world come up withContinue reading “Have you become pinned beneath the boulder of your own reputation?”

We need to return to the Age of Exploration

It’s been a tough time for everyone. COVID-19 is the great equalizer. It has brought everyone to their knees and cast a spell of pessimism world-wide. Yet there is always hope, if only we shift our thinking and view life through different lenses. In the world of work, we have no choice other than toContinue reading “We need to return to the Age of Exploration”

don’t wait…

Many times we remain stuck, mostly because we want guarantees that our next step will bring us exactly what we want. We want control. Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman share: We don’t control many of the things we pursue in life – yet we become angry, sad, hurt, scared or jealous when we don’t getContinue reading “don’t wait…”

We face locust attacks daily

I’m missing out on a lot of news. I am not a newsmonger for starters, but between Donald Trump, Covid-19 and the revelation that underneath the “all ah we is one family” blanket, we as a people in Trinidad & Tobago have a closet full of race hatred, I have completely stopped looking at anyContinue reading “We face locust attacks daily”

the oyster understanding

Oysters weren’t really in my head today, until I wished a two year old “Happy Birthday” on Facebook. Ellie was sitting atop a table as if she were in charge with a firm handle on her two year old life. “Congratulations!” I told Ellie. “The world is your oyster.” For someone so young, with soContinue reading “the oyster understanding”

Will the Real Entrepreneurs Please Stand Up!

The Oxford English Dictionary defines an entrepreneur as ‘a person who sets up a business or businesses, taking on financial risks in the hope of profit’. Who comes to mind? Perhaps Mark Zuckerberg or Alan Sugar? Maybe Bill Gates or James Dyson? If we were talking about entrepreneurs in Trinidad and Tobago who would weContinue reading “Will the Real Entrepreneurs Please Stand Up!”