Maslow’s Hierarchy and Self-Actualisation

“The story of the human race is the story of men and women selling themselves short.” — Abraham Maslow Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is a well-known theory of motivation. Published in 1943, it sets out psychologist Abraham Maslow’s belief that humans are motivated by five basic categories of needs which, in a nutshell, are physiological, […]

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The Wisdom of “Slow”

“The greatest thinkers in history certainly knew the value of shifting the mind into low gear. Charles Darwin described himself as a slow thinker. Einstein was famous for spending ages staring into space in his office at Princeton University.” – Carl Honoré What is now known as The Slow Movement began back in the 1980s […]

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Lessons from Bob Proctor

“Being a winner is never an accident; winning comes about by design, determination, and positive action.” – Bob Proctor Born in 1934, Bob Proctor is one of the world’s best-known motivational speakers and a firm believer in The Law of Attraction. Today, he has an estimated net worth of $25 million, but his journey to the […]

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Lessons from Zig Ziglar

“… do these things and I will see you at the top!” – Zig Ziglar Hilary Ziglar, better known as Zig Ziglar, was born in Alabama in the USA in 1926. He grew up with 11 siblings, but when he was just six years old his father died, followed two days later by his younger […]

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Lessons from Jim Rohn

“If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.” – Jim Rohn Born in 1930, Jim Rohn went from Idaho farm boy to Beverly Hills millionaire in 31 years. When he died in 2009, his net worth was an estimated $500 million. His story is a […]

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