The art of non finishing

Lost time is never found again. If you ever continued reading a book you weren’t enjoying or a film you couldn’t get into. Then you need this concept in your life. The first time I discovered this, it was as though I was suddenly given permission to choose what I would spend my time on … Read more

Five a day

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. In the UK we have a national health campaign encouraging everyone to eat at least 5 pieces of fruit/vegetables each day. This is a sound idea as small daily changes can make a larger difference to your life in the … Read more

Associate with positive people

You only get as far in life as the people you associate with. Take a good long look at your friends, your colleagues, your family members and anyone with whom you often spend time with. Ask yourself this question: Are these people nourishing me as a person? Really think about it. We all know people … Read more

Be generous

When you share, everybody wins. I am a firm believer in generosity – of ideas and time more so than money – and it features in the book The Rules of Life. Being generous with your time, your skills, your time and information has a two-fold effect on your happiness. Firstly, by sharing with others, … Read more

Priming the pump

Before you can get anything out you must put something in. This concept, delivered often by Zig Ziglar reminds us that we have to produce results first, to be rewarded later. This is the natural way of the world but often we miss this logic (or use it as a convenient excuse for inaction) Wanting … Read more