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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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“ A man who chases two rabbits catches none. ” v                                            - Roman Proverb It may surprise you to hear that people who multi-task are actually less productive than those who just concentrate on […]

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When do I say “yes” and when do I say “no”? Having recently had another birthday I got thinking about life, time and what I might do with the remainder of my earthly time frame. None of us knows what this time frame might be but as we get older we sure know that our […]

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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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