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Infrequent yet insightful writings that bridge the gap between professional success and winning at life… because I know one thing for sure: this journey isn’t just about business.


The Lies Our Minds Tell Us (That Hold Us Back)

I talk about business a LOT. Usually it’s about ‘hard’ skills, practical skills; teaching people how to acquire new skills.When I talk about how important our ‘mindset’ is in all of this, some people think it’s just a platitude and not really all that relevant. I never quite understand how managing our mind is considered

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6 ways to be happier today

Here’s something you are probably relieved to hear: I’m not always the zealous, go-getting entrepreneur you see on the internet. Like everyone else, I have my bad days too. We all have these moments, but it’s how we get through them that matters. So here’s the good news: even on bad says you have the

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How To Avoid Burnout

One of the things I found out when I was doing research for Do Less, Get More that impacted me the most was what a huge effect stress has on people — the majority of people report being at least ‘relatively’ unhappy for most of the middle part of their lives and the NHS estimates

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The Most Underrated Personal Quality in Business

The Most Underrated Personal Quality in Business A few weeks ago I was so excited to be interviewed on ITV’s This Morning — behind the scenes I had the chance to connect with co-host Eamonn Holmes, who it turned out remembered me from when we met decades ago, back when I was still with Chris Eubanks in

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How to Avoid Overcommitment

OK, hands up — who among you feels like you’re doing too much? And how much of your to do list is made up of things that you’ve promised you’ll do, but you actually really don’t want to do? Overcommitment is incredibly common; in fact, it’s one of the main ways that people get stuck

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