In the world of business there are so many shortcuts, formulas, newfound ways to do everything from writing a book in 3 hours to 6 figures in 6 months. I have always believed in the power of possibility but I feel that there are some things that we must discover on our own. The bookContinue reading “In search of formulas and easy answers”
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How are you dealing with the financial stress that accompanied COVID 19?
True power in this world comes from economic independence. Way before COVID-19, too many people in Trinidad and Tobago had way too much month left at the end of their money. I suspect that since COVID-19 this situation has gotten worse. This Pandemic Recession, as it is now being referred to, has caused quite theContinue reading “How are you dealing with the financial stress that accompanied COVID 19?”
Throwing Now After Maybe
How long do you spend thinking through a situation BEFORE you actually take action? Are you thinking about starting a business? Are you thinking about switching careers? Do you want to leave your job? Is there something that you want to do, and constantly talk about doing but never actually do anything to bring thisContinue reading “Throwing Now After Maybe”
You Will NEVER Succeed If….
First things first: how would you describe success? What needs to be happen for you to feel successful or feel like a success? Believe it or not, much of the potential for success in your life depends upon two things: Your ability to effectively function physically, mentally, and emotionally and How well you balance whereContinue reading “You Will NEVER Succeed If….”
The Beauty of Being Different Makes ALL the Difference!
If there is one point upon which ALL success gurus will agree, it would be this: Success isn’t just a matter of what you do but also of what you believe. The “Dean of Personal Development” Earl Nightingale said the best definition of success he’d ever been able to find was this: “Success is theContinue reading “The Beauty of Being Different Makes ALL the Difference!”
What Do You Do When You Have to Turn to Plan B?
“Do you remember the day you discovered your life wasn’t going to turn out quite the way you thought?” This is the first line of the chapter called REALITY in the book PLAN B by Pete Wilson. It got me thinking about all my plans for my life. It got me thinking about the plansContinue reading “What Do You Do When You Have to Turn to Plan B?”
How to Plan an Attack on Your Addiction to Comfort
*This article was also published in my weekly column in the Trinidad and Tobago Business Newsday Jan 16 2014 Robert D. Smith, author of 20,000 Days and Counting: The Crash Course for Mastering Life Right Now, says that every day we face a battle against two thoughts: Will this ever work? Am I good enough? HeContinue reading “How to Plan an Attack on Your Addiction to Comfort”
What are you so afraid of?
This is a question I ask my self EVERYDAY. I could never answer. I have no answers really. All the to-dos are swirling around in my head.Why I’m afraid to start – I have no clue! Almost a week ago I had an epiphany. I knew precisely WHAT I was going to do. I noContinue reading “What are you so afraid of?”
Why aren’t ‘what if’ scenarios helpful?
Unless someone experiences something first hand they seem to remain unmoved even in the face of compelling evidence. I can go back to the days of studying geography and learning that slash and burn will eventually lead to massive soil erosion and depletion of much needed minerals in the soil. Try explaining that to someoneContinue reading “Why aren’t ‘what if’ scenarios helpful?”
Fearing success more than failure
This is not a new thought. Many times we say it quite confidently: “I think I fear success more than I fear failure” But that’s as far as we dare go. Having said it – we’ve admitted it and somehow feel absolved. If only for a moment. Failure is familiar – like a worn shoe,Continue reading “Fearing success more than failure”