A Skeptics Guide to Self Improvement
I come from a land often associated with blarney. We, the Irish, are known for being great storytellers and to exaggerate from time to time. That is part of our classical stereotype as well as the drink side of things. Of course there is a grain of truth is most stereotypes. But my country is also a nation that holds…
Sports: 5 Principles of Brilliant Performers
In this video, I share what I consider to be 5 key principles that lead to the very best performers in sport and business. They include: Self Belief, Performance Focus, Double Edged Motivation, Bounce-ability and the Desire to Excel.
Sports: 3 Differences between a PMA and Champions Mindset
In this video I have explained what I believe are three differences between a Positive Mental Attitude and a Champions Mindset in the way they approach competition.
My favourite use of English… EVER!!!!
This is definitely my favourite use of English. I found it in a hotel in Japan… ever time I read it I go giddy with laughter. Still can’t stop. In case you’ve trouble reading it, it says: “Please get off going to the working breakfast place up to the extending the second floor once in the Palace pavilion by the…
Inside the Personality of Me (Owen)
Usually it takes a bunch of posts to get to know the poster. So for those of you who want to save time here’s a quick list to get to know me better: 1. I am tragically flawed. I am not perfect nor do I profess to be. In fact I have a list of testimonials of how this is…
The Art of Relating
One of the most important distinctions I have learned about relationships is the different between ‘having a relationship’ and ‘relating to your partner’. Far too often, we talk about it and think about it as if it is a static entity. The truth is that you and your partner are constantly changing, evolving and your relationship is too. By seeing…
Everything is Amazing and Nobody is Happy
This is such a brilliant interview I think that reminds us of perspective especially in light of our recent volcano traveling escapade! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8r1CZTLk-Gk[/youtube]
You are not what you DO!
One of the biggest mistakes people make in NLP is they confuse a persons behavior with their identity. As soon as you label a person a ‘visual’ you are immediately making a gigantic mistake. The truth is that people are never ‘visuals’ or ‘auditories’ or ‘kinesthetic’. Instead, they are people who do stuff. Sometimes they use visual terms more often….