As someone who has spent a lot of their life without a significant other, I’ve always found Valentine’s Day an odd experience to say the least. Often times it’s an unwelcome reminder that I’m on my own, that I don’t have anyone to share my life with at the present time. It’s like having someone point a finger at a hole in your life. Other times I just try and ignore it and pretend like it’s a non-event. (more…)
I was prompted to write this post after receiving an email newsletter from one of my close colleagues that began by asking a fatal question along the lines of: “Are you are finding my ’insert subject of whatever you were writing about‘ tips useful?” Now you might think that’s a quite innocent question and that it’s a good idea to get feedback from you audience, and on one level both are true. (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…)