Know Where You’re Going

We have previously discussed the Five Principles for Success and one of those key points was to Know Your Outcome.

Knowing what you want is what it’s all about.  If you don’t know where you’re going, how will you know when you have arrived?

Recently I was talking with a young man and asked him where he saw himself in five years’ time (more…)

Getting Paid: Get Rid of Bad Debts

This time I thought it might be a good idea to talk about getting paid – given that the end of the financial year is fast approaching.

Bad debts are a negative asset – something that is working against you.  They are costing you heaps and you have to pay gst on the services provided while not having received payment from the client.

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Five Principles for Success – Part 5

Our fifth Success Principle relates to Attitude.

Why is this so important, you might ask?  Why indeed?

Have you ever been served in a shop where the shop assistant left you feeling like you had disturbed their conversation on the phone or that you were in the way or a nuisance and excess to their agenda?  How did that experience leave you feeling?

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Five Principles for Success – Part 4

Behavioural Flexibility – the ability to be flexible around what you do.

When your behaviour is rigid, you have always done it (whatever it may be) this way so why should you change?

Well that may be fine provided you are getting the results you want.  However, when you want to take your business, your relationship, your life to the next level, chances are you will be more successful when you decide to be more flexible.

A few weeks ago I was assisting a friend run her workshop.  (more…)

Five Principles for Success – Part 1

As I was thinking about what to write for my first newsletter “Success” sprang to mind.  We all want success and, in when you think about it, success is so subjective.  What success means to you is something different to what it means to me.

This is the first in a series of articles about the principles for success – for everyone.

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Habits – are they serving you or hindering you?

We talk about something we do as being a good habit or a bad habit – Have you ever thought about what a good habit is, or the consequences of what a bad habit might be?

Success, according to Robert J Ringer – Author of Million Dollar Habits, is a matter of understanding and religiously practising specific simple habits that always lead to success.

Are your habits determing the outcome you are expecting or are they the excuses you use for not achieving (more…)

Are We Giving Away Our Power?

How often do we really listen to what we say?  How aware area we of what comes out of our mouth? Does our body language reflect what we say?

Conversely, how well do we listen to what others say – I mean really listen with our heart?

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Are You Running On Empty?

This is a subject about which I am extremely passionate.  Nutrition is a basic right to which everyone is entitled but something many lose out on.

I completed my Health Coaching studies with Hilton Johnson in March 2011 – see www.healthcoachingu.com for more details.

The benefits of a healthy lifestyle are enormous – you can
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