Tales of a Life Coach – Up Periscope!

Over the past decade or so social media has transformed the lives of millions, if not billions. There are so many platforms that I’ve not even heard of half of them or understand how they work. I’m forever being told ‘Pete, you’ve just got to try out X’ or ‘Y is the next big thing, […]

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Being Free to be Creative

Being Free to be Creative. How far away do you think you are from your highest potential? To find out focus on becoming self-aware. What do we mean by this? Well, for a start are you feeling confident, relaxed, excited etc right now, or are you scared, anxious and a little down in the dumps? […]

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Making your Mark through Motivation

Wondering what the difference between mediocracy and brilliance is? Believe it or not it may be fractional. That’s because a slight edge, if applied continually and well can reap huge results. Just think of a winning racehorse on the track. The difference between him and the second placed horse could have been merely a nose […]

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Change how you see Things

Change how you see Things. Some people are so caught up in their own reality that they’re not aware of anyone else around them. And it’s not always a good reality. Take your typical worker who goes in to work every day with a long face just wanting the clock to strike 5pm as quickly […]

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Fulfill your Potential

As human beings we know we’re going to die. So shouldn’t we be living every day to our full potential? In Russian writer Dostoevsky’s book The Idiot, a man facing execution tells Prince Myshkin: “What if I didn’t have to die? I would turn every minute into an age; nothing would be wasted, every minute […]

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Lessons to Ditch from School

Deep down, even as a child I knew entrepreneurship was my path.  It wasn’t the lure of being my own boss and defining each and every work day exactly as I wanted to – though, of course, thinking that was possible was certainly attractive.  It wasn’t even the idea of becoming as rich and successful […]

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Business Motivation – Better Working Through Chemistry

When it comes to business motivation, the traditional focus has understandably been on psychology. The eternal quest for improved productivity has centred on the mind and creating the philosophical conditions under which positive mind sets are easily both achieved and sustained. Ever since Napoleon Hill penned the seminal Think And Grow Rich all the way […]

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Banish the Blame

Do you blame others for something that you could conceivably do something about? These days we all seem to live in a blame culture. Parents blame teachers for their children’s poor performance at school, dieters blame their work colleagues bringing in cakes for the fact they can’t seem to lose weight, while many of us […]

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Start out with Baby Steps

Your chances of succeeding at something is far greater if you just take small steps at the beginning on the path towards your goal rather than big leaps. This theory is clearly and cleverly demonstrated by Californian social psychologists Jonathan Freedman and Scott Fraser. Back in 1966 the pair asked householders in California to display […]

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Navigating Your Own Path

Navigating Your Own Path

Many individuals have a gap between who they are and who they actually want to be (or are capable of being). Navigating Your Own Path? In order to bridge any kind of physical gap (ie get nearer the destination) it’s often necessary to consult a map. That’s because a map allows us to see exactly […]

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