In 1876, the President of Western Union - William Orton, dismissed phones as a “toy” when Alexander Graham Bell offered to sell him the patent for $100,000. Orton wrote an internal memo stating, “The idea is idiotic on the face of it. Furthermore, why would any person want to use this ungainly and impractical device when he can send a messenger to the telegraph office and have a clear written message sent to any large city in the United States?” I start with that quote because it’s clear how … [Read more...] about The cost of doing nothing
3. Mindset & Motivation
What have you been 'putting off' recently? What 'excuses' are you telling yourself as to why it's not yet been completed? How many times have you said either "Because of COVID..." or "Because of Lockdown..." Or "From January, I'm going to..." Seriously. Whilst I try to ber as accepting of peoples circumstances, and meet people 'where they are'. I'm really struggling to contain my frustration recently, as I've watched more and more begin to make excuses. Yes, in 'their' head its a reason, a … [Read more...] about Be more Gladiator
I recently posted on the 7 reasons you shouldn't join mastermind. (Even though mastermind forms more than 70% of our business). So, in the element of fairness and transparency I'm sharing the 19 Reasons Why You Should Join A Mastermind Group Most of us have heard this or a variation of it… ‘You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.’ Tony Robbins, Tim Ferris and countless others have all said it, the originator was the late Jim Rohn. The quality of the people you … [Read more...] about 19 reason you SHOULD be in Mastermind
Whilst I'm sure there many others sharing their gazillion things to do to feel better, here are the 9 things you MUST do to have a GREAT year ahead! Decide who you want to be a hero to? For me, it’s my wife, paying clients and people thinking about becoming clients. Now there is a notion that you should look up to your Hero! And I’m going to correct that straight away! You should never look up to anyone! Looking up to someone, is putting them on a pedestal, and that will lead … [Read more...] about 9 things you MUST do to have a GREAT year ahead
It is recorded that it was Confucius (circa 551 – 479 BC) that was the first to state: “The man who said I can, and the man who said I can’t, shall undoubtedly both be right” And far more recently in the mid 1920’s when Henry Ford added to this by stating: “For the man who said I can, shall find a way. Whilst the man who said I can’t, already has a thousand excuses” So today, I want to help you by examining your Mental Attitude, to understand why it is so important and how to maximise your … [Read more...] about PMA: What’s your score?
Cash Can't Catch Covid Controversial maybe, but true never the less! I want to start by statingI'm NOT unsympathetic to the hundreds of thousands of people who have lost their lives, or significantly impacted by this worldwide pandemic. I was one of the first to voluntarily enter 'Lockdown' and whilst the restrictions have now been eased somewhat, remain very vigilant as to ANY physical interaction I have outside my family/work 'bubble'. However I am becoming less sympathetic to those who … [Read more...] about Cash can’t catch COVID