Achieving more

What is selling really about?

and why you simply can't avoid it.

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What is selling really about?

and why you simply can't avoid it.

What is selling about? Well, I guess I’m qualified to offer a view on this as I used to be the UK’s top B2B sales guy at Clerical Medical, a blue-chip investment and pensions house. Sorry if that sounds ‘braggy’ – I don’t mean it that way. It’s just that we live in a world…

Why there’s no F in change

and why we need (a bit of) discomfort to achieve that.

Leaping for change

Why there’s no F in change

and why we need (a bit of) discomfort to achieve that.

If you want to make a change in your life, to achieve more for yourself or your loved ones, this is the best way to start that journey. This Insight is one of many you’ll find on this site that explores solid (evidence-based) ideas to help you with personal change. If you like this one,…

How to write stuff worth reading

and do something worth writing about

Franklin. Not be forgotten.

How to write stuff worth reading

and do something worth writing about

In this second in a series of Insights on writing (for financial advisers and product providers), I’ll explore how you can achieve both of Franklin’s goals by writing just one series of articles. Also, for anyone happy to forego the ‘fame’ opportunity, I’ll look at the minimum goals you’ll want to set for your client-facing…

Throw away your dream board

and visualize the right thing

Voodoo dream boards

Throw away your dream board

and visualize the right thing

A lot of personal coaches will tell you that to boost your chances of success on your biggest life goals, you need to imagine yourself having achieved that goal. Many will also suggest that you create a dream board (aka Vision Board) with colourful pictures of everything you want, or believe you will become, to…

Are you being overcharged?

on your pension and investment plans?

The overcharging Rhino

Are you being overcharged?

on your pension and investment plans?

So, are you being overcharged by this sort of character on your pension or investment plans? He (or she) is a Rhino you see… a thick-skinned salesperson who charges a lot 😊 and you might be shocked when you see how their charges add up!

Do you need to set goals?

or are you better off without them?

Do you need to set goals

Do you need to set goals?

or are you better off without them?

Whether it’s on New Year’s eve – or any other day of the year – not everyone likes to set goals. Here’s a balanced look at the pros and cons of having goals.

How to make bad relationships good

And achieve a whole lot more

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How to make bad relationships good

And achieve a whole lot more

Wouldn’t it be brilliant if we could transform some of our most important, but bad relationships to good ones? Of course, no one has all the answers to this most difficult life challenge and least of all me but … the ideas in this book offer real hope

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