Whatever is normal to us becomes invisible…

…even if what we’re doing is counterproductive or hurting us. I remember hearing a story (back in my AMWAY days) where Ian old timer pulled into a service station to get some directions. As the attendant pulled out his map (yes this was told back in the day before apps were even invented lol or forContinue reading “Whatever is normal to us becomes invisible…”

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”

When you are DOING… it’s hard to be Doubting

I will be like a raindrop that washes away the mountain; the ant who devours a tiger; the star which brightens the earth…small attempts repeated will complete any undertaking – Og Mandino That’s the power of persistence. Hacking away at the tree with an axe until it falls. Doing a little bit every day. Taking oneContinue reading “When you are DOING… it’s hard to be Doubting”

One Bold Action Vs a 1000 Good Intentions

Early on in my career, I encountered many people who told me that I had a lot of potential. When I first heard this, I puffed my chest out and felt pretty good about myself. But then, I wasn’t getting the results I wanted in my life and I started to wonder about all thisContinue reading “One Bold Action Vs a 1000 Good Intentions”

Someday Has Arrived!

Someday I’m going to: Take my business to the next level Get serious about leveraging what I know Write that book that’s been gnawing at my soul for the last 5 years Lose the weight that I’ve been incessantly complaining about Tell people exactly how I feel and not allow them to intimidate me orContinue reading “Someday Has Arrived!”

Beware of ‘Word’ Narcotics

For many years I have been trying to find reasons why someone with obvious potential for greatness wastes their life and someone who, by society’s standards, was least likely to succeed, creates monumental success for themselves. Having said that, potential is a word that I disliked. Only because I’d heard it so much in myContinue reading “Beware of ‘Word’ Narcotics”

Today NOT Tomorrow

Nike popularized “Just do it”. One of my colleagues instilled in me “Do it now” Yet at times I find myself putting off the very thing that I KNOW will take me to the next stage – the next level of my life. Why? Perhaps because I am afraid and fear really is our onlyContinue reading “Today NOT Tomorrow”

Why you need to avoid the real world

Today, anyone can be in business. Tools and technology make what was impossible in years gone by, possible and cost effective. One person can now do the job of three, with a virtual office, operating any where in the world working between ten and forty hours per week. You no longer have to deplete yourContinue reading “Why you need to avoid the real world”

Procrastination…how we die to our true selves daily

Henry David Thoreau urged us to go confidently in the direction of our dreams and live the life we’ve imagined. Yet we slip so easily into procrastination, like our favorite pair of pyjamas…[ahhhhhh sweet] and it prevents us from putting forth the necessary effort and work needed to be done to channel our goal fromContinue reading “Procrastination…how we die to our true selves daily”