Archive for the 'motivational' Category

Do you already know enough?

A training course organizer was astonished to see some of his best former students reappear on his course. When asked why they said they had so enjoyed the course and wanted to learn even more. Well the trainer was flattered but in his mind he was screaming “You already know enough go out there and […]

Can you Drive a Car? You are a Genius!

Hey have you already forgotten how difficult it seemed to control pedals, the shift stick, look in mirrors all at the same time? Do you remember a family member (Dad?) or instructor shouting at you? And then there was reversing, learning all the signs and rules it just seemed impossible. And now you drive totally […]

What I learned from “The Social Network”

The movie “The Social Network” which is about the birth of Facebook starts off by showing how Mark Zuckerberg built a simple site allowing students to compare and rate the photos of fellow students on a basis of hot or not. He got into all sorts of trouble over this. This idea however was the […]

Notching your way to Success

Achieving success can be like climbing a hill where every time you think you’ve reached the top you find there is yet another ridge ahead. It is very discouraging because it’s hard to tell how far you’ve got to go and worse how far you’ve come. That’s not much different from trying to estimate how […]

Create Strategies to Counter your Weaknesses

Everyone has their strong points and their weak points. In order to succeed in our careers and lives we need to develop strategies to counter our weak points. Like you don’t fill your fridge with sweets and ice cream if you know you can’t control your appetite. If you hate doing the paperwork or garden […]

The 5 Minutes More Rule Or Trick

When you are about to abandon a task because you’ve had enough or feel you aren’t getting any where or are just bored then try applying the “5 minute Rule”. Say to yourself I will stick at it for just 5 minutes more and then I can give up or take a break. At the […]

Recognizing that you’re in the Zone

It sure is easy to recognize when you aren’t in the zone, but how to recognize when you are? 1) You open a letter, deal with it and file it all in one go. 2) You complete one of the “hangers” on your to-do list 3) You need a document that’s stored in the loft, […]

Self-Improvement at Least 500 Years Old

I recently attended a talk by Success-Theoretician Tom Butler Bowdon where he discussed the writings of Machiavelli and his Success Laws. Machiavelli for instance recommends modeling the best characteristics of successful people. Machiavelli says that an effective leader strives by is actions to inspire a sense of his greatness and goodness, he carefully chooses his […]

Bootstrapping Your Way Out Of A Lethargic State

When a writer has writer’s block the only solution, as strange as it seems, is to write. So he must start writing anything a letter to a friend or relation, a shopping list, just anything. As soon as he writes a good phrase or sentence his enthusiasm and self-confidence will rise almost without him realizing […]

Choosing Great New Year Resolutions

How many people are going into next year with no plan at all? Perhaps the majority , New Year’s Resolutions are a first step but try and make sure you pick ones which will motivate you and that you are likely to keep. Get some great tips by clicking here.