Personal Development

Are you 'The Greatest' or a Failure?

Muhammad Ali screw the system

Last weekend, I went to the Muhammad Ali exhibition at the O2 in London. 

I left the venue buzzing. Not only was I dazzled by Ali's boxing prowess and career, I was awed by the strength he showed in standing up for what he believed in and touched by his humanity.

But I also left the venue in a deep state of thought. Many of Ali's quotes were plastered around the walls and most of them referenced his incredible self-belief. He went around telling people he was 'The Greatest' and this was even before he won a championship belt.

The 3 Questions you MUST ask before giving up on Something you Love

3 Questions before Giving Up

Today, I'm writing about giving up. Ostensibly, in relation to your dreams, but what I'm about to say is just as relevant to giving up on a quest to lose weight, a relationship or even a contest, as it is to a cherished life-long goal. 

The 16 Things I Learned Working 20 Hours a Week Building a Business in 2015 (while still having a regular job)

Successfully Building a Business

I did it!!!!

That picture you see is me celebrating achieving my New Year's resolution for 2015. At the start of the year, I set myself the goal of working on average 20 hours a week building my business, EVERY WEEK, for the whole year (while still working a regular job). 

I've got to be honest, it was tough. It required a huge amount of discipline and a surprising amount of planning too. In the process, I learned a lot, both about myself, and what it takes to achieve your goals and New Year's resolutions.

The Ultimate 'unconventional' Daily Motivation Routine for Busy People

Unconventional Motivation Routine

Wake up 5am. (What!?!?)

Write down your goals for the day, meditate, repeat affirmations, do a cold plunge or jump in your cryotherapy unit, then exercise for 45 minutes to an hour. Finally, do some journaling or reading. (I'm sorry, has this morning routine just turned into exactly that - an entire morning).

The Strange thing you didn't know about Happiness and Success

happiness and success

Take a look at the picture on your left. Two characters are looking at planks of wood, one sees four, the other three.

Who sees the situation correctly?

Believe it or not, they both do because the position you are in when looking at any object or subject will determine the view you take of it. 

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