Insights

7 ways to achieve more

Seven ways to achieve more

I guess most of us would ‘like’ to achieve more of our biggest life goals… but the truth is that most goals are never achieved – and most New Year’s resolutions fail 🙁 So, let’s look at why that might be – and explore some ideas for helping you achieve more of yours.

What is selling really about?

Happy couple

What is selling really about?

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

Leaping for change

Why there’s no F in change

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 a strong news story

How to write a strong news story

How to write a strong news story

What makes for a strong news story? In this Insight, I’ll share what a media trainer told me about that. I’ll also offer my own views on how the ‘strong news’ approach creates misleading and potentially harmful stories about money, investing and pensions and what you can do about it.

Do you really need a coach?

Coaching for Ikigai

Do you really need a coach?

I love that ‘Ikigai’ concept, don’t you? The question is, do you really need a coach to help you find your ‘sweet spot’ in life?

How to write stuff worth reading

Franklin. Not be forgotten.

How to write stuff worth reading

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…