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

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…

The key to prioritising people

The key to prioritising people
Reading time: 4 minutes Oct 16th 2017

The key to prioritising people Recently I have done a couple of corporate sessions on time management and prioritisation. One of the biggest questions I always get asked is how do you become better at prioritising? The idea is that some people are good at it and others are not. If you can learn how productive people manage time then…

Sarcastic Series – How to be more distracted

Sarcastic Series – How to be more distracted
Reading time: 1 minute Oct 9th 2017

How to be more distracted In my brand new Sarcastic Series video, I share some essential tips to help you to be more distracted. A must watch:-) 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…