Category Life Lessons

Getting Comfortable is Deadly

A Goldfish only grows as large as it needs to. In a small tank, it grows to about 2 inches. The bigger its environment, the more challenges it can face: the larger it can grow. It is the same with each of us as human beings. Are you in too safe and comfortable an environment? […]

Excellence: The Path to Mastery

Jack Daly says “you are either practicing in private, or you are practicing in public”. This video is about Excellence. What is the path to Mastery? What do successful people do differently? Success is the choice to practice in private. in this video, I also celebrate this week’s milestone: 50,000 subscribers! Thank you to all […]

3 Life Lessons I learnt from Golf

When I was young, golf was a big part of our family.  This video is about 3 life lessons that I learnt from golf. When I was 10 my parents bought a summer house 40km from Dublin that was next to a golf course. My brothers and sister all grew up with golf all around […]

Your Success lives outside your Comfort Zone | Wise words from Kafka, Mueck, Anagor and Mills

Getting out of your Comfort Zone. I’m on a Sunday hike with Florian and his son Alvaro. We’re on our way toward the restaurant for lunch, when we find the river is overflowing and the foot bridge is under fast flowing water…  What do we do? Are you waiting for permission? For the important things […]

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 […]

Three Life Paths

University of Pennsylvania psychologist Martin Seligman categorised hundreds of people into three groups based on how they pursued happiness: The Pleasant Life: People in pursuit of the Pleasant Life seek happiness by looking for pleasure. They are good at savouring the moment and making their pleasures last. The Engaged Life: People in pursuit of the […]

The Urgent and The Important

In a 1954 speech to the Second Assembly of the World Council of Churches, former U.S. President Eisenhower said: “I have two kinds of problems: the urgent and the important. The urgent are not important, and the important are never urgent.” Robert Glazer shared this simple but powerful life management tool on his blog today […]

Are you motivated by Pain or motivated by Gain?

Pain or Gain? There are two fundamental drives to human action: Avoidance of Pain Seeking of Gain. This is how we work. There are no other external causes of action. We take action when we truly believe: It will avoid a Pain, or We truly believe it will deliver a Gain. If I am not […]

The best from “Wait but Why?”

I love the blog of Tim Urban: Wait but Why.  He gave a TED talk a year or so ago, but I think it is best to get to know him through his mastery of the quirky doodle & story form that he delivers in his blog. These are some of my favourite posts, so […]

Taking the Long Cut

Lots of people are searching for short cuts. If you are going through something just to get the diploma, then by all means take short cuts. You don’t really care about the journey. If you are determined to grow a life that becomes more and more fulfilling and you have a sense of growth and […]

Centrifugal Performer

By Milica Ilic

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

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Anna S. E. Lundberg

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