Who likes making mistakes? Any hands up? Not many, I’m guessing. Because most of us really hate making mistakes and try to avoid them at all costs. It is not hard to see why. Mistakes can be super embarrassing. They can create messes that have to be cleaned up. They can make you feel silly…

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For some reason, being busy makes us feel important. Like we are doing something, going somewhere. It is a cultural badge of honour that so many of us proudly wear. But the funny thing is, few of us actually like being busy. No-one ever said to themselves “when I grow up I want to be…

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We humans are so negative sometimes. (actually, a lot of the time!). In part, it is because we are wired that way. In evolutionary terms it makes sense to pay particular attention to things that may harm you. It’s much more useful to notice a snake on your path than a spray of daisies, right?…

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Unfortunately…. There is a huge gap between wanting something And actually doing something. Intention is great, but it is not the same as following through. It’s one thing to want to make an early start every day. It is another to resist sleeping in instead. It is great to have a dream to publish a…

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People often ask me, what is the key thing that determines whether you reach your goal (or not)? Now there are a whole host of tools, techniques and mindset skills that will vastly improve your chances of reaching your goal. (I write about my complete formula for success in my book ACHIEVE ANYTHING YOU WANT) But…

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Our minds are the most amazing thing. Did you know, that in the background, 24/7, your brain is constantly turning over, finding solutions, solving problems and answering questions? That’s why a solution or an insight can pop into your mind as if out of nowhere. Just like magic. Present your brain with a problem, and…

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Anyone who knows me, or what I teach, Knows that I am a big believer in action. It is difficult, if not impossible, to achieve anything without DOING things. AKA taking action. And that is definitely true. Action is necessary BUT it is not sufficient. There is also a mindset piece that is equally important,…

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I was out in the backyard yesterday watching my son shoot hoops. Over and over and over again. He’s pretty good. Getting shots in from further than I could even throw them. (though of course that is not saying much, I set the basketball bar pretty low!) It always amazes me how you can train…

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Have you ever been for a run or walk when everything seemed effortless? I love that feeling. You feel so fit and strong and on top of the world. But it is not until you turn around and hit a headwind, that you realise that as fit as you might be, you may have had…

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When you are not sure of the way forward The best thing to do is to start something, Anything. Just take a step, any step, no matter how small or in which direction. It really doesn’t matter, the point is to move and break the inertia. Because through movement, of course, you create momentum And…

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