This video has been circulating the web for the last few years and I love it because it’s so short, sweet and to the point. Listen to Eric Schmidt, the CEO of Google, being interviewed by Fortune Magazine for a series called “The Best Advice I Ever Got.”
Schmidt discusses why having a talented coach is a crucial element for success.
Thanksgiving may primarily be an American holiday, but it’s one I genuinely believe we should all embrace. It’s not only a sentiment that holds true value for us a individuals and communities, but Science now shows just how much celebrating Thanksgiving and practising gratitude can truly elevate our levels of happiness… (more…)
Ever thought of getting away from it all to clear your head and get some perspective? Then check out this article in ShortList Magazine this week where I’m featured as one of their experts/contributors. Just click the image below to read the article: (more…)
The ability to tap into the most powerful, creative and resourceful aspects of who you are is an essential skill if you wish to really live life to the full and achieve all that your heart desires…
… read this article I wrote for the March edition of Lightworker Magazine to find out more. Click the image below to read it: (more…)
Looking at ‘smart’ in a whole different way…
Ever wondered how smart you are? Traditionally intelligence has been understood as a single measure of ability that is largely set in stone from birth. In this conventional view, smart people have greater abilities and resources they can apply to any situation. The smarter you are, as often measured on an IQ test, the better you can handle anything in your path. Much research has supported this showing that people with high IQ’s did better in school, regardless of the subject, and over time this view has taken hold and shaped both our popular understanding of intelligence and our education system. (more…)
I was coaching one of my clients recently and what we uncovered during the conversation was the impact that his close family are having on his life and his efforts to change it. And how, whilst having the best of intentions, they were part of what was holding him back. Now this is very common, and also a somewhat complex topic, which I’m not going to dive into right now. However one thing in particular that he said stood out to me. He revealed that his wife was of the opinion that he shouldn’t need to hire a coach to help him create a more successful life, he should be able to do it “on his own”. (more…)
Have you ever found yourself stuck in the ‘Velvet Rut’?
Knowing that you need to make some changes in your life… and still not doing them? You are not alone. Many successful people find that the hardest part of moving forwards isn’t figuring out what to do. What’s hard is actually doing it.
We often call this the ‘Velvet Rut’ because generally things are going pretty well for you. You most likely have a job that pays fairly well and all in all a pretty comfortable life. (more…)