Posted on August 28, 2015

Your Part in the Orchestra

Without a trombone, an orchestra isn’t quite the same. Without a bassoon, it seems to be missing something. If there’s no piccolo, certain pieces of music are blander. And if the timpani are missing, there’s less drama and intensity. Of ...

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Posted on August 25, 2015

Are You Listening Or Talking To Yourself?

Martyn Lloyd-Jones once said, “Have you realised that most of your unhappiness in life is due to the fact that you are listening to yourself instead of talking to yourself?” What an extraordinary insight. It’s easy to fall prey to the ...

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Posted on August 22, 2015

Your Hair Always Grows Back

One of the most tragic characters from the Old Testament is Samson. He’s the long-haired, muscled Adonis who was destined for greatness but fell for the wrong girl. As a consequence, his long hair (which was the source of his strength) shaved ...

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Posted on August 19, 2015

One At a Time

A successful business isn’t achieved through one transaction, it happens one sale a time. A marathon isn’t run all at once, it’s run one step at a time. A great relationship isn’t forged in a moment, it builds one interaction at a time. A ...

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Posted on August 16, 2015

It’s Time To Find Out

Don’t know what you’re meant to be doing with your life? It’s time to find out. Don’t know what your skills are? It’s time to find out. Don’t know how you can make the world a better place? It’s time to find out. Don’t know what will ...

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Posted on August 13, 2015

What Are Your Kids Invisibly Learning From You?

I recently read a fantastic interview with Richmond AFL footballer, Ivan Maric, who said of his upbringing, “There was a lot of what I call “invisible learning” through seeing my parents work really, really hard to pay our school fees and put food ...

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Posted on August 7, 2015

The Grind Comes Before the Glory

It’s easy to look at successful people and think that it all came easy for them. We look at high profile athletes and curse their damned perfect genes, forgetting that they’ve trained for years, maintained a disciplined lifestyle and worked ...

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Posted on August 4, 2015

Sometimes, You Just Need a Small Victory

“I believe that I can do it.” Then reality sets in. “I still believe that I can do it.” But reality continues to suggest otherwise. “I think that I can do it.” But still nothing changes. “I hope that I can do it, but I’m ...

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Posted on August 1, 2015

Do Something That Makes You Feel Nervous Today

Having the ability to expand your comfort zone is an important component of living a successful life. So, with that in mind, I want to encourage you to do something that makes you feel nervous today. You could: Introduce yourself to someone ...

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