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In Part 1 of this article I explored the psychology and neuroscience behind procrastination to help us understand why we procrastinate. I also discussed the high cost that procrastination can have in our lives and businesses, especially in preventing us from setting and keeping goals. Our health, happiness, finances, self-worth, relationships and our dreams are […]

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In a recent article I suggested that you reflect on the ‘big rocks’ in your life or business and on how to ensure you schedule your priorities by putting them in ‘The Jar’ first. At a personal level, these might be a project that YOU want to accomplish: time with your loved ones, faith issues, […]

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  The key is not to prioritise what’s on your schedule but to schedule your priorities. Stephen Covey As we come to the middle of the year it’s time to stop, reflect and reset. I did this over the weekend with a group of dedicated entrepreneurs. It was so energising, motivating and … hugely beneficial. […]

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What are you doing with your weekends? Three things promoted me to write this article. First, the realisation that I need to get my working life into perspective and to practice what I preach! Second, an article I recently read by Travis Bradberry on ‘How successful people work less and get more done’. Thirdly, a […]

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In my previous two posts on being a TOP (The On-Purpose) Performer I talked about the difference between having a Think Inc! / ME Inc! Mindset (Thinking Incorporated) and a Stink Inc!/ ME Stink! (Stinking Thinking) mindset. TOP Performers have a Think Inc! mindset and are also motivated by the satisfaction that comes from being […]

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In the previous blog in this series, I defined the difference between a Me Inc! or Me Stink! Mindset. As an employer, business owner, employee or team member you will usually demonstrate either one of these in the way you consistently serve your customers and clients. With a Me Stink! Mindset you react below the […]

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  Building Belonging Much of the above will also foster a sense of belonging – the other variable essential for positive alignment in a relationship.  While some wisdom literature would encourage us to ‘detach’ and not be dependent in any way on others for our happiness, humans have a “conditioned” basic social need of being loved, […]

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    Central to being On-Purpose is the living out of the Purpose Principle which brings meaning and purpose to relationships at home and at work.  This is about aligning the Purpose of the person with the Purpose of the organisation (Pp<->Po).  The organisation, of course, can be a home, a marriage, a business, a […]

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“Without purpose we would not exist… It is purpose that created us… Purpose that connects us… Purpose that pulls us… Purpose that guides us, that drives us, that defines us…. Purpose that binds us.”   (Agent Smith from Matrix Reloaded) Sometimes things stick fast in our memories. They just never seem to go away. One […]

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  The London Olympics are nearly here. “D” Day or Dream Day will soon be a reality for our competitors. I have watched many of the Aussie contenders interviewed and their passion, determination and commitment to their vision and goals have been both compelling and inspiring.  I have also seen the recent documentary on TV […]

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