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Want to get in the flow?

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Want to get in the flow?

Want to get in the flow – and achieve more of the things that really matter to you? Most of us would like that of course but how can we get motivated to do the necessary work to achieve it?

The Miracle of Life

Einstein on Miracles

The Miracle of Life

I wonder which way Einstein thought about life. It’s hard to tell from the quote eh? Did he believe that nothing was a miracle? After all, he knew, better than most, how science has led us to understand the many laws of nature. He knew that rainbows are not miracles but caused by light refraction…

7 secrets to successful projects (1 & 2)

7 secrets to successful projects (1 & 2)

As the latest series of The Apprentice* reaches its finale – now is a great time to explore the real secrets behind successful projects. *For readers outside the UK – The Apprentice is one of the BBC’s most popular TV programmes. See here for more These insights will help you achieve more – at work and at…

How to really help your loved ones

Amazed Child

How to really help your loved ones

Hey there, I heard a funny (and true) story about parental help recently. A student was running late – very late – with a piece of college work and tried to cram a week’s worth of effort into just one night. That night was, of course, the night before his paper was due in! The…

Results or efforts. What to praise?

Results or efforts. What to praise?

Results or efforts – what to praise? I guess most of us like to win if we get into competition. And how we win (the ‘quality’ of our efforts) plays a big part in our satisfaction. But if our ultimate goal is to improve our happiness we really don’t have to keep winning big competitions….

When is a good time to invest?

Cartoon strip animation

When is a good time to invest?

Well, some advisers will tell you it is . . . Like Ron the Rhino in this FOUR part cartoon strip. Indeed, some will positively encourage you to invest your money AFTER the markets have already risen a lot. But here’s the key thing to remember.