How to deal with rejection

How to deal with rejection
Reading time: 5 minutes Apr 3rd 2017

How to deal with rejection Rejection can hurt. There has been some research to suggest that the brain is affected in a similar way by physical pain and by rejection. From an evolutionary point of view, this makes sense. Our survival back in the day depended somewhat on our ability to work together in social groups. Being rejected by such…

The most important quality of successful people

The most important quality of successful people
Reading time: 3 minutes Mar 27th 2017

The most important quality of successful people Successful people have a number of qualities which make them stand out from the crowd. From sporting world champions to billionaires and those who are the very best in any area, there is one quality which is not talked about that often yet is crucial to their success. It is commitment. What I…

The Critical Art of Making Great Decisions

The Critical Art of Making Great Decisions
Reading time: 5 minutes Mar 20th 2017

Every day we make thousands of decisions. Most of them are unimportant and will be of little consequence to our life as a whole. Nonetheless, the current age of technology that we live in means that we are bombarded with more options than we have ever had before. From dating to choosing a vacuum cleaner, deciding what job to go…

Why you need to become a Relentless Champion

Why you need to become a Relentless Champion
Reading time: 3 minutes Mar 13th 2017

Sometimes the universe messes with you. Now there are plenty of people out there who will say that everything happens for a reason and a purpose and it helps us. Whether or not that is true, what we do know is that things often don’t go to plan. As a result of this, we need to talk about the best…

The secret to how motivation works

The secret to how motivation works
Reading time: 5 minutes Mar 8th 2017

The holy grail of personal and professional development is perhaps understanding once and for all exactly how motivation works and how to motivate anyone especially yourself. People talk about ‘getting’ and ‘staying’ motivated. How does this happen? Indeed, does it happen or is motivation something different to what we think? In this post, I would like to briefly look at…

Effective Interview Skills

Effective Interview Skills
Reading time: 1 minute Jan 30th 2017

EFFECTIVE INTERVIEW SKILLS In my new video, I share my most important tips and strategies to help you present yourself successfully in an interview. Check out the video category in my blog for more great videos…… If you liked this and would like to sign up to be the first to receive new videos and more informative content from me as I release…

The Keys to Internal Empowerment

The Keys to Internal Empowerment
Reading time: 4 minutes Jan 23rd 2017

The world has been transforming over the last number of years. The entire political landscape seems vastly different in just the last 12 months. Marginalised groups and groups that are the victims of racism, sexism and all other forms of discrimination are fighting back in the form of protests. Since social media has evened the playing field of worldwide communication,…

Handling Technology Anxiety

Handling Technology Anxiety
Reading time: 5 minutes Jan 9th 2017

Handling Technology Anxiety I’m very aware of the irony of some of the suggestions that may follow and the fact that you are reading this on a computer, tablet or phone screen. Modern technology is a big part of the way we live these days. Your ability to get more done, reach more people and spread your ideas is dependent…

The Lost Art of Relentlessness

The Lost Art of Relentlessness
Reading time: 3 minutes Dec 19th 2016

The Lost Art of Relentlessness We live in a world where we are constantly exposed to the results of successful work. Television shows focus on the results of our actions rather than the actions themselves. They concern themselves with drama and change as do the many videos and social media posts that compete for our attention. We are being trained…

23 TED & TEDx talks to watch over Christmas

23 TED & TEDx talks to watch over Christmas
Reading time: 7 minutes Dec 19th 2016

23 TED & TEDx talks to watch over Christmas So, with all of my TEDx talk shenanigans over the last few months I figured it might be useful to share some great examples of TED and TEDx talks with you. A TED or TEDx talk usually takes between 3 and 18 minutes and attempts to convey one key idea which is…