Posted on May 27, 2015

Inspirational People – Neale Daniher

Neale Daniher was a terrific footballer.  A champion for the Essendon Football Club, his career was cut short by injuries, but his persistence and courage was a trademark. He was a highly motivating coach.  His fiery messages as coach of ...

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Posted on May 24, 2015

Sometimes It’s Better To Fail Than To Succeed

It’s better to launch a business that fails, than successfully keep a dead-end job for 40 years. It’s better to miss the potential game-winning shot, than cheer the winning team from the stands. It’s better to make a movie that flops, than be a ...

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Posted on May 21, 2015

Knowing, Hoping and Thinking

This week our youngest children, Madison and Logan, have a school excursion. It will be their first excursion without me coming along to help, so they are a bit nervous about the experience. They’ve been to the venue in the past, so it won’t be ...

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Posted on May 18, 2015

The Three-Legged Dog

Have you ever seen a dog with three legs? They are truly remarkable. They hobble around chasing balls and birds with their tails wagging happily, unconcerned by their apparent disability, but just focused on doing what dogs do best. They love ...

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Posted on May 15, 2015

Are You Avoiding or Embracing Uncertainty?

Uncertainty is one of the few things that we can be certain about in life. And whatever we do, we can never be absolutely sure about what the future holds. But uncertainty can be uncomfortable, so we try to avoid it. We try to find safe, ...

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Posted on May 12, 2015

Make Today’s Ceiling Tomorrow’s Floor

Let me challenge you today to create a foundation for phenomenal results in the future. Whatever you did today, beat it tomorrow. Whatever your standard is at the moment, keep raising it. Whatever heights you’ve reached, keep looking up. ...

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Posted on May 9, 2015

Rough Seas Make Great Sailors

Sometimes, I imagine what life would be like if I had no problems. If my kids were perfect little angels. If I had a perfect marriage. If all of my clients were compliant, easy to deal with and were happy to pay me a lot more money. If cars ...

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Posted on May 6, 2015

What People Will Say About You One Day

One day people will look at your accomplishments and say: “How did they get so lucky?” “How did they get so many opportunities?” “I wish that I could be an overnight success like them.” “They’re just one of the fortunate few.” Of course, ...

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Posted on May 3, 2015

Are You Running or Dawdling?

I suspect that in some way, we are all either running or dawdling. We are either running towards our goals, or dawdling away from them. We are either running away from our temptations, or dawdling towards new ones. We are either running ...

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Posted on April 30, 2015

The Best Kind of Motivation

The best kind of motivation doesn’t come from an inspiring speaker. It doesn’t come from an insightful book or a brilliant blog. It doesn’t come from a loved one cheering you on. It doesn’t come from a helpful message from a ...

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