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Mindset: “Blame” by Rich Waterman

Blame is a very destructive behaviour. It doesn’t work and creates a destructive ripple effect. Social media seems to be an incredibly good facilitator for blame so be careful who you allow into your newsfeed. If you have a problem or something hasn’t gone the way you expect then it is common to blame someone…

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Mindset: “Keep The Ball Rolling” by Rich Waterman

This blog is about maintaining momentum. We often work so hard to gain momentum and with just a modicum of effort we can keep that momentum going with some simple techniques. Thus saving the effort of starting all over again. Before I talk about keeping the ball rolling I will briefly address how we get…

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Business: “It’s Not About Luck” by Alan Goswell

It’s not about luck, it’s about opportunities Over the weekend, I was watching a TV programme that was basically saying that people aren’t lucky; they appear lucky because they seize opportunities.  It focussed on a butcher who claimed he was jinxed. But the truth was that he ignored opportunities such as a ‘guaranteed to win’…

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Mindset: “Mood Meter” by Rich Waterman

The subject of this article is MOOD METER.  Alan Goswell wrote an article on this blog about the importance of measuring the key outputs of your business and what is the one thing you can do to influence them: “What Is The Economic Engine Of Your Business?” Equally we can apply these principles to our mindset.…

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Business: “Elevator Pitch” by Alan Goswell

We’ve all been there, bumping into someone quite randomly and realising that they could be a really good business opportunity. The problem is, it often happens in a bar, in a queue, checking out of a hotel.  How many times have you stumbled an introduction and before you know it, the opportunity is walking away.…

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Health: What is Yoga? by Pamela Cleminson

What is yoga? Yoga citta vrtta nirodha, that’s the opening statement of the essence of yoga by a Sage called Patanjali. One of it’s translations, is “yoga is the bringing of the mind to stillness, allowing the fluctuations of the mind to be absorbed into themselves” Odd huh? Because maybe, you thought that yoga was…

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Business: “What Is The Economic Engine Of Your Business?” by Alan Goswell

What is the economic engine of your business? There’s an old saying: if you take care of the pennies, the pounds take care of themselves. My mother used to repeat it endlessly when I was a kid, almost mantra-like. However, there really is elegant simplicity to the saying which can be applied to business. The…

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Mindset: “Valuing Yourself” by Rich Waterman

The subject of this article is VALUING YOURSELF.  This follows on from Alan Goswell’s business article on “The Destructive Power Of Discounting”. Some of the biggest challenges I have had when coaching was when I gave friends coaching for free. I often found it hard to keep them accountable on agreed actions from coaching sessions.…

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Business: “The Destructive Power Of Discounting” by Alan Goswell

THE DESTRUCTIVE POWER OF DISCOUNTING Part of my role as a freelancer is to manage a small ad sales team for a local publisher. We recently took on a new sales guy who had significant experience in the industry.  However, an incident left me thinking more about discounting and it’s destructive powers. The incident in…

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