March 4

Why doubts kill dreams

Why doubts kill dreams

Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will

The above is a great graphic and unfortunately for the majority of dreams this is undoubtedly true. You might disagree, but ask yourself, if circumstances were completely different (such as you didn’t need money, could have any skill or ability) what would you be doing that you are not doing now? Then ask yourself what is it that you are choosing to focus on or doubt that is getting in the way?

January 18

Success: The trouble with goals…

Success: The trouble with goals…

This time of year is very much focused around goals, both business (for those of you focused on January to December) and personal. The New Year traditionally heralds in aspirations to tackle significant business challenges (grow revenue, develop new products, close opportunity etc.) or to deliver on individual aspiration (for example that promotion or improved health and fitness). However most people don’t consider some key elements that will affect if they will succeed against these goals, or not.

June 25

Vision, the magic ingredient for future success

Vision, the magic ingredient for future success

Things do not happen. Things are made to happen. John F. Kennedy

This was a key phrases from an address he gave at the University of North Dakota in September 1963. It is often used as a motivational phrase, and can be found on any number of web sites if you Google it. Viewed from the perspective of a motivational sound bite, this makes perfect sense. I’ve paraphrased this before in previous blogs as “success doesn’t come looking for you, you go looking for it”.