Action Steps

“There is only one proof of ability – action.” – Marie Ebner-Eschenbach Getting to the top in any sport is not an overnight process.  Athletes who become champions do so because they dedicate themselves to their sport and to becoming the best they can be. Achieving excellence is a process that can span years, so […]

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Getting Things Done

“Action is the foundational key to all success.” – Pablo Picasso No amount of planning can get you anywhere unless you take action on those plans. Successful people are doers. They think, they listen, they learn, and they do what needs to be done to get from where they are to where they want to […]

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Massive Action and Focused Action

“Many people fail in life, not for lack of ability or brains or even courage, but simply because they have never organised their energies around a goal.” – Elbert Hubbard Taking massive action is a well-promoted approach to achieving goals and getting things done, but is it the best approach? Well, it can be an […]

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Creating Your Own Positive Vibe

“All that we are is the result of what we have thought.” – Buddha Ever get a good or a bad feeling about something? Ever wondered where that feeling comes from? Believe it or not, it’s coming from your thoughts. When you think positively, you create positive energy – a good vibe, and when you […]

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Keep Your Focus On Your Positive Outcome

“If you decide that you’re going to do only the things you know are going to work, you’re going to leave a lot of opportunity on the table.” – Jeff Bezos Imagine if Jeff Bezos had chosen to focus his thoughts on the potential for his online bookstore idea to fail; imagine if Mark Zuckerberg […]

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A Positive “Inner Game” Creates Positive Actions

“Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.” – Michael Jordan When Michael Jordan said, “Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation,” what did he mean, exactly? If you’ve just lost the most important game in your entire career, that’s a pretty negative situation, so how is it even possible to turn […]

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A Passionate Life

“Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.” – Oprah Winfrey In many ways, finding your passion in life is the same as finding your purpose in life. For many of us, the things we’re passionate about will change as we go through life, e.g. the music and the […]

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A Passionate  Business

“Start every day of your business with passion and a positive attitude, not just the first day.” – Kenneth OE Sundin It’s famously said that if you find a job you love, you’ll never work a day in your life. It’s also said that successful people do what they love and love what they do, […]

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Passion, Motivation and Sport

“Once something is a passion, the motivation is there.” – Michael Schumacher Getting to the top in sport takes years of hard graft, and only those who persevere through the lows as well as the highs will succeed, so where does the ability to persevere and keep grafting come from? Well, a large part of […]

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Grit, Life and Achieving Your Goals

 “Over time, grit is what separates fruitful lives from aimlessness.” – John Ortberg What does it mean to have grit? Well, some would say it means having the ability to persevere and stick with a plan through tough times, others might call it mental toughness or tenacity, but one thing is for sure, it’s a […]

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