We are seeing growth in COVID-19/Coronavirus infections around the world. Some facts about the disease. Unlike the flu, very young people do not seem to be at any increased risk from COVID-19. Risk appears to ramp up for people over age 50. Mortality rates are 0.6% to 1.5% in general population, 80-85% of cases are mild… Continue reading COVID19/Coronavirus – How can Small Business Leaders respond?
Joseph Campbell’s work has had a profound influence on me and on my life. The Hero’s Journey are the steps that a mythical hero must take in order to complete the path to their purpose. There is no pain-free path… and it must be “chosen sacrifice” if it is to lead you towards self belief.… Continue reading How to find Purpose and Self Belief: The Hero’s Journey
Games to play with family at home or on travels. First I share board games, then card games. These are games we play at home, and when we are on travels, waiting in airports, train stations or cafes. Thanks to Rich Mulholland for most of the inspiration on board games, and to Keti for being… Continue reading Great Games to play with Family
I heard David Meerman Scott share this question in a recent Elevate podcast episode with host Bob Glazer. He was asked by someone “Imagine you are in a room with 2,000 people. What could you confidently say you are the best in the room at?” Take a moment to reflect on this question. I imagined… Continue reading What are you “best in the room” at?
This blog post is based on a couple of passages that I have copied and pasted from the book “The Cicero Trilogy” by Robert Harris. 2 weeks ago I found myself watching the Impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump from my hotel room in California, while reading about an Impeachment trial over 2,000 years… Continue reading Notes from Cicero
“You can’t free anybody else and you can’t serve anybody else unless you free yourself” Nelson Mandela You are not an accident. You are a singular piece in the giant jigsaw puzzle that is this world. This jigsaw puzzle is not a 50 piece puzzle, nor a 250 piece puzzle… it is a 7 billion piece… Continue reading The 3 Excuses
Rajesh Setty shared some wisdom with me last year. One thing out of many that I remember was this idea: the most valuable compliment you can hear from another person. I had the privilege of reading a draft of Rajesh’s newest book over the last month and I have written a recommendation that hopefully will… Continue reading The best compliment you can receive… (thanks to Rajesh Setty)
Original article posted at Forbes 20th January 2020 How to be Happier and More Productive in 2020. I’ve spent the last 16 years working with CEOs and entrepreneurs to help them get clear on their purpose, get great people around them, execute their decisions and enjoy their life in the process. The fact that you… Continue reading How to be Happier and Productive in 2020
Back to Full List of Videos Take control of your life and end self-sabotaging behaviour. The world will put countless obstacles in your path but none will be as big as your own self-sabotage. The 4 Destructive Self-Sabotage Mindsets: Distraction Emotional Impulsiveness Arrogance and sense of Entitlement Fixed Mindset
There are 3 primary drivers of results in life: Your luck (randomness) Your strategy (choices) Your actions (habits) Nice tweet from James Clear, the author of the book Atomic Habits. There is a fourth driver of Results 4. how I respond to what happens I am reading Jordan Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life at the… Continue reading Results in Life