Posted on August 19, 2014

Imagine an Extraordinary Future

Imagine an extraordinary future. One where you are doing your best work at a world-class level. Where your influence is greater than you could imagine. Where you are able to make a decent living doing work that you love. Where you are ...

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Posted on August 18, 2014

There’s Only One Guarantee

There are no guarantees that your idea will work. There are no guarantees that anyone will like it. There are no guarantees that you can sustain the work over a long period of time. There are no guarantees that you will even like it if you ...

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Posted on August 15, 2014

Insult the Dead – A Story About Forging Your Path

One of my favourite writers, Paulo Coelho, tells the story of a novice who went to Abbot Macarius seeking advice about the best way to please the Lord. “Go to the cemetery and insult the dead.” said Macarius. The brother did as he was told. The ...

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Posted on August 15, 2014

The Choice You Have in Every Coaching Opportunity

There will be times when you notice someone who hasn’t delivered at an expected level. Or perhaps they have made a dramatic mistake or have been unmotivated for quite some time. In each of these coaching opportunities, you have a choice. You ...

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Posted on August 13, 2014

Inspirational People – Robin Williams

The passing of comedian Robin Williams in the past couple of days is an undoubted tragedy. That he did it by his own hand makes it even sadder. He was a truly remarkable man who made us all laugh. Sometimes, he made us laugh and think at the ...

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Posted on August 12, 2014

Fake Falcons and Your Fears

I’m not much of a gardener, but here’s my gardening tip for the day. If you have a problem with blackbirds or other birds scratching about in your garden and making a mess of your paths, there’s a simple solution. By placing a fake falcon in ...

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Posted on August 11, 2014

It’s the Dash That Matters

I was born on this day 43 years ago (feel free to sing). And the day will come when I’m no longer here (hopefully after a few more birthdays). One day there will be a tombstone with my name on it and two dates.  The day I was born ...

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Posted on August 11, 2014

5 Best Free Wordpress Contact Form Plugin

A contact form is a great way to offer your readers the ability to get in touch, without giving out your personal email address. It is an essential part of any website. Each contact form can easily be customized to fit your needs. When a user ...

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Posted on August 8, 2014

Beyond Special – A Story For My Son

My special son Hayden all ready for a game of footy Last week, at his usual bed-time, my oldest son came up to me.  He looked slightly upset and said, “I don’t feel very special at the moment.” As a parent, I was surprised and perturbed, ...

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