The Butterfly Effect

Today you paid an awesome compliment to a random shopkeeper who served you. She really needed it. She was depressed and suffering in silence – possibly even suicidal. Unbeknown to you, it was something you said in your compliment that really resonated with her. Your compliment inspired her to seek help or enroll in that course or call a family member or friend or apologise to their partner or give up drugs or a toxic relationship . Whatever it is, you helped her and all you did was pay a genuine compliment that made her feel good and valued as a human. You made her feel like she mattered. She went on to become a photographer or a dental nurse or a mother. She read more books, took better care of herself, started a business, employed people, had kids of her own and her effect on the world cascaded outward and touched many lives.

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What Are The Best New Years Resolutions to Make

Why Should You Make New Years Resolutions?

Answer: doing what we did last year probably isn’t going to be sufficient in 2018. Whether you are in sales, admin or finance you need to take your performance to the next level, otherwise you will fall behind.

As consumers we expect products to improve every year. Bigger TV screens, faster computers, more comfortable cars, the latest iPhone etc. but have you ever thought of yourself as a beautiful work in progress? You are. The human mind and body is the most sophisticated gadget on the planet. So what upgrades are you going to make in 2018? What enhancements to the software (mind) and hardware (body) are you going to work on? That is, what progress are you going to make?

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Super Model vs. Role Model

Not everyone can be a supermodel but anyone can and should be a role model. It is so much more powerful! I’d really love to see a magazine cover one day where the title reads “Role Model of The Year” instead of the nonsense of who is “best dressed” or has “the hottest” this or that. I don’t watch TV or any form of media for that very reason. I don’t want to feed my mind that kind of junk food. And neither should you.

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8 Rules for success

PART 1  – Work your Butt Off  The most important rule of all. When my friends were out partying and having fun, I was studying at night and waking early to go to a full time job. When they were sleeping 8, 9, 10 hours I was up at 4am writing in my journal, reading and planning my day. When they were slouched on the couch with the TV remote in their hand, I was lacing up my runners to go for a jog. When they were out eating at McDonalds I was preparing dinner and lunch for the next day.

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