Three big reasons that people do not change

Three big reasons that people do not change
Reading time: 4 minutes Jan 22nd 2018

Three big reasons that people do not change Having worked with so many people for more than twenty years in helping them make changes in their lives, it occurred to me that there are patterns involved in preventing people from making changes. One of the biggest and most problematic patterns I have found is what I call the ‘excuse protection…

KEYS TO DEALING WITH PROCRASTINATION

KEYS TO DEALING WITH PROCRASTINATION
Reading time: 6 minutes Jan 15th 2018

KEYS TO DEALING WITH PROCRASTINATION A mentor of mine, Dr Richard Bandler, once said that “He who hesitates, waits and waits and waits”. Unfortunately, most of us are guilty of hesitating from time to time. Why do we do so? Furthermore, what can we do to overcome this and take action. This is the subject of this week’s post.  …

How to turn January around

How to turn January around
Reading time: 5 minutes Dec 18th 2017

HOW TO TURN JANUARY AROUND I get it. A few days into January and maybe you have already fallen off the wagon. Maybe your best laid plans have already been laid to rest. Or maybe you are hanging on but struggling as the ‘most depressing day of the year’ strikes. January can be a pain in the arse for many…

How to transform yourself and others with stories

How to transform yourself and others with stories
Reading time: 6 minutes Dec 11th 2017

How to transform yourself and others with stories The last few days I have been feeling very sick in bed and it gave me a forced chance to pause. Unfortunately, one of the places I went while experiencing this was online and it was there that I came upon the kind of thing that makes me want to scream. I…

F**K BULLIES: 7 tips to help you respond

F**K BULLIES: 7 tips to help you respond
Reading time: 4 minutes Dec 11th 2017

F**K BULLIES: 7 tips to help you respond Recently, I have seen a few articles on bullying online and offline and I felt I needed to say something to everyone out there in school and, even in work, who is the victim of bullying. I’ve put it into a seven-point format. Hope that makes sense and excuse the language. 1….

Finding a strategy to motivate you

Finding a strategy to motivate you
Reading time: 5 minutes Nov 27th 2017

Finding a strategy to motivate you Recently, I was teaching a seminar on business skills and I was asked a question that I have been asked many times before. How do I motivate myself? The answer to such a question is not formulaic. In truth, different people have different strategies that work for them. The key is to find what…

Handling verbally abusive people

Handling verbally abusive people
Reading time: 4 minutes Nov 20th 2017

Handling verbally abusive people On Facebook, I was recently asked the question how to deal with verbally abusive people. To me, there are a number of strategies which can help you. Problems do not wait for you to be ready for them. They happen when they happen. The same is true of people. Most people do not check in with…

Handling Different Points of View

Handling Different Points of View
Reading time: 7 minutes Nov 13th 2017

Handling Different Points of View A few days ago, I was interviewed by a national Colombian television station and a newspaper. During the course of the interview with the newspaper I was asked a question about what I believe is really important to focus on in life besides being happy, confident and successful. Two of the things that I mentioned…

WHEN PEOPLE GOSSIP: Handling rumours about you

WHEN PEOPLE GOSSIP: Handling rumours about you
Reading time: 6 minutes Oct 30th 2017

WHEN PEOPLE GOSSIP: Handling rumours about you When I was in school, I would get bullied. Often, it wasn’t the physical bullying that bothered me. Instead it was the idea that people were laughing at me behind my back. I would hear the gossip that was being spread about me and that would hurt the most. I’ve discussed before how…

The biggest mistake we are all making. I think.

The biggest mistake we are all making. I think.
Reading time: 4 minutes Oct 23rd 2017

The biggest mistake we are all making. I think. Right now there are some people online who will entirely agree with everything I am about to say. They will do so with such devout certainty that it will seem almost religious in nature. Others will be completely convinced that I couldn’t be more wrong. It does not really matter what…

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