Author Archives: Conor Neill

Our Path to Growth is Always Through Difficulty

This is a guest post from April Abboud. April Abboud is a successful American entrepreneur who has moved to the Middle East.  She gave up the business she grew, the culture she knew and having family close by to start a family in a land thousands of miles away.  She has chosen to challenge herself […]

Why are Experts so often poor Communicators? This is why…

Why are Experts so often poor Communicators? Here is why…  If you are reading this via email, check out the video on the blog: Why are Experts so often poor Communicators? This is a video about Experts and Fakes, Charlatans and Gurus. I share a 2×2 matrix looking at the 4 types of skill/communication ability. […]

Success is a few good habits repeated every day, failure is…

Jim Rohn had a wonderful saying: “Success is a few good habits repeated every day, Failure is a few bad decisions repeated every day” If you are reading this via email, the video is here Success is a Few Good Habits Repeated Every Day An apple a day keeps the doctor away. This is old […]

How to Improve your Clarity of Thought

“A problem well stated is a problem half solved” Charles Kettering The most read post ever on this blog is Amazon Staff Meetings: “No Powerpoint”.  It shares the story of how Jeff Bezos banned powerpoint from management meetings at Amazon.  His reason: “powerpoint is easy for the presenter and hard for the listener”.  At Amazon, […]

How to Prepare and Deliver a Great TED Talk

You are going to give a TED talk? You want to give a TED talk? It is on your bucket list to deliver a TED talk?  This video is for you… The 10 Areas to Prepare a TED Talk Learn about the 10 areas: This is a 20 minute video covering 10 areas that you will […]

Highly Effective People – Habit #7 “Sharpen the Saw”

This week’s video is about Steven Covey’s 7th Habit of Highly Effective People: Sharpen the Saw. Life is a marathon, not a sprint. Burning yourself out is no service to anyone.  Running your car without changing the oil will destroy the engine.  Running at 100% all day and all night will destroy your own personal […]

[Video] The 5 States of Human Performance (From the Coaches Perspective)

You are at one of these 5 places in your life… If you are reading this post via email, you can watch the video here: The 5 States of Human Performance (From the Coaches Perspective) The 5 States of Human Performance The 9 minute video shares a tip for how to move forward from each […]

Start with the End in Mind (Learn to Use your Imagination)

Genetically we differ 2% from chimpanzees and 3% from worms. Our big difference is the cortex, the upper layer of the brain.  The cortex is the home of imagination. Imagination gives us the choice to live intentionally.  We can make a choice: lead a life that is not just response to stimuli, but building towards […]

You are in one of these 5 places

Chris Brogan’s recent post had a section that said “you are at one of these 5 places in your life”… The 5 Places of Life You know your goal and you’re going after it. You know your goal and you’re stuck and can’t find your way there. You know your goal and you are letting distractions win. […]

I Can’t Focus. How to Learn to Focus.

First understand the do-or-die importance of focus. “If you don’t learn to focus, you will have a shallow and unrewarding life without any meaningful achievements.” Derek Sivers  That is worth repeating. “A shallow and unrewarding life.” That’s bad. You Need to Learn to Focus So make it a priority. Yes it’s hard.  The world is […]

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"All the great speakers were bad speakers at first." — Ralph W. Emerson

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