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? […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

Being Yourself – With Yourself

How much do you trust others? Gaining someone’s trust takes time but not necessarily effort. At least not if you’re genuine. People will trust you if, when engaging with them, you focus on their best interests rather than your own. That way they will be willing to listen to you and even allow you to […]

Continue Reading

Getting it in Writing

Writing down our plans and goals doesn’t only make us feel better about ourselves – it also helps us achieve those very plans and goals. That’s because what we want to do and achieve becomes clearer in our minds. It also gives us something concrete (ie in writing) to work towards. Not only that but […]

Continue Reading

Don’t Be Afraid to Dream Big

Walt Disney did it and Martin Luther King coined a famous phrase based on it. We’re talking about dreaming, of course. Both the idea and the reality of dreaming is to dare to desire. And the bigger our dream is, the more we desire it. Most of us are aware of Civil Rights leader Martin […]

Continue Reading

How to Get What You Want

How to Get What You Want

In order to get what you want from life, you have to know what that is in the first place. That sounds pretty simple but you’d be surprised at how many individuals think they know what they want but once they realise their goal they’re not happy. The reason for that is what they have […]

Continue Reading