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You Just Have To Be You

The only person you have to be, is the person that is you. There’s never a need to be different., or better, or bigger or badder. You are more than enough. Just as you are. XO Liz Watt

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Write Your Ideas

Write your ideas down in a book, or a journal, or a blog. Start to get clear on what you want to say. The more you practice the better you’ll get, and the clearer you’ll become. The more you share what you want to communicate, the better you’ll communicate. And every...

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This Way Or That Way

There’s something wrong with the attitude. It has to be this, OR, it has to be that. One or the other suddenly eliminates every single other possibility. Some of which may be different or better. Don’t just consider this OR that. Consider the spectrum, and every thing...

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Working with Others…

Working with others can create some issues. By your self, you’re the only one you have to worry about. You’re the only one you have to consult and what to do and when to do it . You’re the only one you have to please when you do it. You’re the only one you’ll be...

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Enhance Your View

No-one sees the world like you. Every one stands in a different place. With a different view and a different perspective. And a unique understanding of how things are. The key, is to learn to see what others see. So that your view is enhanced by even more possibility....

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You Are Not Your Brand… But You Are

You are not your brand, or your business. You are a person. With thoughts, and beliefs and values and philosophies. That make you unique and who you are. Your brand is a reflection of all those things – who you are and what you stand for. The promises and ideas and...

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Pursuing Perfect

Waiting, refining, redoing, rethinking. Taking the option of pursuing perfect. Stops the creation of cool, enough, amazing and great. And keeps it form the people who need it most. Instead of pursuing perfect… begin. XO Liz Watt

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When Bad Stuff Happens

When someone famous behaves badly and does silly things. The media plays it up, and society buys into it… Talking, tweeting, gossiping, repeating. Feeding it in a frenzy. And the bad behaviour gets bigger, and bolder, and uglier and badder. Cause it gets them the...

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Will This Be On The Test?

This is the worst question that you can ask. It indicates a complete focus on a means to an end. Learning what’s on the test to get the grades. Rather than learning to understand and expand your self. Are you learning just to take the test? Or for something greater?...

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Fail Like A Toddler

A baby enters the world as as completely reliant on adult humans to keep it alive. Within the first few years of its life it learns to drink, eat, sit up, stand up, walk, talk, run, jump. For each achievement or milestone it must try, fail, try, fail, and try, try...

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Empathy Is Worth It

Sympathy is being where they’ve been. The thing is, no-one can ever truly be in the same place as any one else. Empathy is understanding where they are. Considering their point of view, and how things might be different from there. It’s a little more challenging to...

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Pick Your Own Pace

If you went to Fiji or Greece you might notice that things don’t quite move as fast as you might be used to. Same with different workplaces and organizations, projects teams and people. Not every one moves to your speed. Not every one is going to get it as fast as you...

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Play The Way That Kittens Play

Kittens play with ruthlessness. Life is filled with curiosity, challenges, newness and awe. The joy a ball on a string can create for hours. The way such simple things can never make them tire. Every crack is a place to hide. Every crevasse is a space to explore. They...

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Write Your Own Story

The story of your life is yours, and yours alone. You’re the main character, living every experience and adventure the way you choose. Writing it as you please. If you don’t like the story you’re writing, then change it. XO Liz Watt

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Talk About Your Work For Hours

When you can talk about the work you do, for hours and hours and hours and hours. Endlessly exploring topics and tangents and ideas and opportunities. It probably means you’re excited, inspired, focussed and driven. If you cant fill a minute or two, and the empty...

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Who Created The Certification

When you think you need another certification, accreditation, qualification. Consider who certified the person or the organization that will certify you. And who certified them before that, and before that, and before that. Eventually, you’ll get back to a point where...

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Every One Is Right

Every individual is right about their experiences. Their perspective, feelings, thoughts and points of view. No-one can say that any one is wrong about the way another views the world. Because what led each and every one of us here is unique. And none of can ever see...

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You’re Already Who You Need To Be

The person that needs to exist. To build that business, create that thing. That person, is NOT someone who you need to become. That person is who you already are. You’re just clouded by thoughts and ideas that aren’t even yours. Telling you you’re not. And all you...

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The Right Customer Service

The wrong customer service waits for things to go wrong. Waits for something to be fixed, and does nothing in the mean time. The wrong customer service suddenly appears with the big problem. The right customer service appears long before this point. It’s there from...

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What’s The Agenda?

Next time you have a meeting, ask the question… What’s the agenda? What’s it’s for? What is the purpose of the meeting? What’s the outcome and what are we trying to achieve? Having a meeting for the sake of a meeting, because that’s what you normally do, serves no...

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Two Ways To Win

That big idea, that thing you want to create. That seems far too big and far away. Can be so much closer when you start today. One step, one small action, one movement towards it. Closes the gap that little bit more. XO

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Start Today

That big idea, that thing you want to create. That seems far too big and far away. Can be so much closer when you start today. One step, one small action, one movement towards it. Closes the gap that little bit more. XO Liz Watt

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Always Online

This web page is currently offline. However, because the site uses Always Online™ Technology it will be back soon….” Huh? Always online = Offline for now. Where in your business do you just not make sense? And does it mean people just don’t take you seriously? XO Liz...

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Voluntary Compulsion

We’re asking you to do this thing that’s voluntary – it’s on your time and you won’t get paid. But if you don’t do it, we’ll take note and it just won’t look very good. So you should probably do it to avoid the consequences, even though formally there aren’t any....

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Take Notes And Save Time

Even if you’re not going to need them for a day, a week, or another month. If someone’s giving you a piece of the puzzle that is going to get you there faster. Then find a way to capture and record it, remember it, and find it again. And make sure you take note in a...

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The Fastest Path To Improvement…

When someone offers you the opportunity to ask questions, ask them. When someone offers you the opportunity to present your work, present. When someone offers you the opportunity to obtain feedback, get it. The fastest path to improvement is to do the work, get some...

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Be There When They Pick The Group

Group work can be one of the most rewarding or most frustrating experiences. Picking the right team is one of the most significant ingredients for success in any business or project. It’s some thing that you want to take a bit of time to get right at the start. It’s...

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Ask Quality Questions, Be Noticed

Ask quality, thoughtful questions, people notice. And want to engage. Ask stupid, redundant questions, people notice. And want to run. Ask no questions, and no-one notices at all. XO Liz Watt

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When Someone Steals Your Ideas

When someone steal your ideas, it’s a good thing. 01 - Someone thought your ideas were worth stealing. Isn’t that better than no-one liking them at all? 02 - There’s more ideas where that came from. Have you ever run out of ideas, really? 03 - Your ideas probably...

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No-One Sees The World Exactly Like You

The way you view the world is yours alone. A combination of your experiences, perspectives, filter, ideas and beliefs. It’s different to every one else’s. Because they’re standing in a different place, seeing it from a different angle. With very different and unique...

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Collaboration Over Competition

Competition is a mindset of scarcity and lack and not enough. There’s not enough…ideas, appreciation, success, rewards, time, money, energy… There’s one against the other, and only one can win, can have. Collaboration, on the other hand, is a mindset of abundance and...

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Infinite Mental Bandwidth

I used to believe that we had a finite daily bandwidth. That, at a certain point in the day, your ideas and creativity and imagination and “juice”… Would be all used up. And then you’d kind of flip into the mundane, the data-entry stuff. That was easy to do but...

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Adulthood

At some point you went from being a child. Under the guard, care and control of your parents. Who told you what to eat, when to sleep and who to play with. While their was a little freedom, life was, essentially, all on their terms. Until, at some point, you entered...

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The Easter Bunny Is A Bizarre Lie

I may have said this before. Maybe this time last year. Or one Christmas, about Santa. But, the Easter Bunny is a bizarre lie. We tell our kids that a rabbit comes in the middle of the night and leaves them chocolate in the shape of eggs and baby animals. It would...

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Blue Moons And Retrograde

There’s a lot of people talking about Blue Moons and Mercury In Retrograde. A Blue Moon is the second full moon in the calendar month (of March.) Which, evidently makes people crazy, unproductive, weird. Throw in the concept of Mercury in retrograde, and it evidently...

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Most Projects End Quietly

Most projects end quietly. After the hype and the climax and excitement has ended. That means you can either stay there, willing and forcing it to go on. Or, choose the walk away. The challenge is knowing when to stay and when to go. XO Liz Watt

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When People Don’t Listen…

When people don’t listen. And then ask why, or what, or how. Instead of saying it again…over and over and over… Making your self insane. Support them to find the tools and questions to figure it out them selves. To a student... Ask 3 other people, then come ask me. To...

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Whose Crap Is That Any Way?

There’s something you really want to do, create, be. But you’re not. You’re stopping your self, sabotaging, and you’re not even sure why. But it sucks, and you’re over it. The thing is... That thing, that’s stopping you. That hesitation. Nervousness. Apprehension....

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Meaningful Learning Is Not Always Entertainment

In a world of video games, virtual reality, and innovative technology. There’s a lot of fun to be had. It’s easy to find a way to be entertained. In a learning environment, there are a lot more tools for educators and facilitators to play around with. But sometimes,...

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More Than One Life To Live?

What is there really was more than one life to live. What if, one this is done, you get the chance to come back, and do it all again. Only, if that’s the case, then it kind of makes sense that you’d come back and pick up where you left off. So don’t you want to make...

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Monet Had To Practice Too!

In order to create excellence, you have to first learn the basics. Monet did not paint a master piece without first spending hundreds of hours practicing. Learning about light, and colour, and form and shape. Practicing, repeating, perfecting his craft. Getting it...

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You Can Justify Any Thing

You can justify good or bad behaviour. Make up excuses and reasons and explanations. The question is… Is the behaviour helping or hindering. It’s easy to justify. It’s harder to choose what works and change direction. XO Liz Watt

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Share Your Work

It’s easy to sit at home with your work. Keeping it to your self. Un til it’s perfect. But in the process of sharing. You gain clarity in the explanation of what it is… You get to see what other people see or don’t see in it. And, if you can see the feedback as...

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What’s A Travelator To You?

What’s an escalator to you? A chance to stop and rest? An opportunity to keep walking, and get there faster? Something to ignore and bypass, and just keep going how you’re going? PS…A travelator is one of those electronic  things at the airport that you can jump on as...

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Good Stuff Comes In The Pause

Good listeners ask a question and wait. Allow the answer to come. Are comfortable with the silence. The pause. Because they know, if you give it a little time. To percolate, and bubble and form and evolve. The very best, most insightful, good stuff… Always comes in...

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Excellence Is Not A Linear Process

When you’ve never done something before it's highly unlikely that you'll get it right first go. There's a learning curve. Of skills. And process. And all the stuff you don’t even know you don't know. That you only figure out when you get to it and realise you don’t...

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Doing For The Sake Of Doing

There is no point doing something just to get it done. Attending another weekly meeting without an agenda or outcome... because that's what's always been done. Writing a report that no-one ever reads... because that's what's always been done. Once it's done, it’s...

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How Long Do You Try To Make It Work?

If you’re doing it and you’re not sure why any more, let it go. If you’re forcing it to work and you don’t love it, stop it now. But if behind whatever it is that you’re trying to create – if there’s a bigger, stronger, more powerful reason. That’s driving and...

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Take The Supply To The Demand

Just because you have a supply of something – a product, skill, some kind of value-  does not meant here is a demand. The market, society, the people, will decide what they want. If no-one wants your stuff, maybe it’s a matter of finding the demand – and then taking...

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Thank F$&% It’s Friday

If Monday’s blues day. And Wednesday’s hump day. And you thank F$&% it’s Friday You gotta take a look at what’s really going on… XO Liz Watt

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Play Like A Child

When was the last time you played like a child? Ran around, climbed a tree or rolled in the grass. Scribbled a picture, sang a silly song. Cut and pasted and coloured in. What would it take to play again? Just for a while. And how would that make you feel? What's the...

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Learn To Trust Your Self

You don’t need a teacher, or mentor or psychic or guru... To tell you you’re right or wrong. Or which way to go. Deep down you know the next right step for you. Waiting for someone or something outside your self to choose. Or reinforce what you already know. Or worse,...

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People Who Stop On Escalators

  People who get to the top of the escalator and step off and stop. Or walk around on public transport with a giant backpack knocking out all in their path. Or leave a trolley in the middle of the supermarket aisle. While they sit, absorbed in their own individual...

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Dance a Ballet, Write A Book

You want to build a house. It take action to dig the foundations, build the walls, and the roof. You want to write a book. It takes action to write and edit those 50 or 60,000 words. You want to dance a ballet. It takes action to learn the moves, rehearse and put it...

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Shut Out The Psychics

The psychic said I should choose this. So I did. The healer said I am better. So I am. The guru said I must do it this way. So I did. What do you say? No-one knows what is right for you except YOU. Stop listening to the external sources, go indie, and listen to your...

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Start With The Basics

You cannot run until you can walk. You cannot sing until you speak. You cannot change the world until you change you. Start with the basics. Take the first step. XO Liz Watt

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Systematic Creativity

Systems underpin all creativity. By default, all creativity is made up of building blocks. For the artist - colour, line, texture, shape. For the architect - space, volume, materials, light and shade. For the writer – it is grammar and words. Creativity starts with...

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Shut Out The Noise

The outside worlds offer infinite noise and distraction. Reality TV, news, disaster and current affairs. B-grade celebrities doing G-grade things. Do you switch on the TV the minute you wake, scroll through Facebook, Or trawl the news? Do you embrace the noise? Or...

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Every Small Choice

Shortcuts, compromise, laziness. Every choice, every decision, every little thing. Adds up to make a great impact. On your business your self, your life. It all counts, every seemingly small choice, one at a time XO Liz Watt

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Change Is Uncomfortable

If you’re ready to create true change for your self or the environment, it will create discomfort. Stepping out of the status quo and looking towards something new is confronting. Unknown. Many may resist, want to beat you back. In favour of safe. It’s a lot easier to...

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Choose Your Point

What do you want to say? What’s the point? What’s the one thing you want people to remember is that’s all they hear? Focus on that. Give them that. Let go of the other stuff that doesn’t matter. Don’t try to say 27 different things, so they remember none. Focus on the...

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True Leadership Has No Followers

Leadership is not about how many people will follow you blindly. Adopting your values, ideas and dogma. True leadership is about choosing what is right for you. And choosing to follow that, regardless of every body else. And empowering others do do the same....

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It’s Just Words

“I have a dream” ~~ Martin Luther King “Be the change you want to see in the world” ~~ Ghandi Words matter. Which ones do you choose to live by? It’s not just words. XO Liz Watt

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One Creative Thing

What’s one creative thing that you can do today? What can you make? What can you bring to life? At home, at work, at play. That’s adds some joy to the world. Go create. XO Liz Watt

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If You Live To 80…

If you live to 80, you’ve lived approximately, 744,600 hours. If you sleep 8 hours a night, you’ve slept 248,200 of them. If you eat and bathe 2 hours a day, that’s another 58,400 hours. 12 years of school, 6 hours a day, 5 days a week, 40 weeks a year is 14,400. Plus...

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Life Is What You Believe It Is

The car broke down. You slept in and were late for work. You didn’t finish that things you were supposed to do. It seems so serious – you’ve let people down, you broke your word… It seems such a serious thing in your life. But really, seriously, in the whole scheme of...

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It’s Not That Serious

The car broke down. You slept in and were late for work. You didn’t finish that things you were supposed to do. It seems so serious – you’ve let people down, you broke your word… It seems such a serious thing in your life. But really, seriously, in the whole scheme of...

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The Problem With Monday-Itis

Another week? Monday-itis? Counting down the hours? To Wednesday-hump-day? Or Pay Day? The problem with this, is that it’s not living. Maybe it’s time to consider another job? Or a new career? XO Liz Watt

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People Are Too Polite

As a general rule, people are too polite. Saying what you’re “supposed” to say. Doing what you’re “supposed” to do. Being who you’re “supposed” to be. Instead of who you really are. What if every one disposed of being polite, And what they thing the rest of the world...

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Every Hour Adds Up

Did you watch TV today? Did it inspire, excite, empower you? Or were you killing time? How much time did you spend trawling social media, random games. Stupid quizzes, the Kardashians. When you could have been doing something else. Every hour adds up. Are you spending...

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What “Better” Can You Create Today?

What are you doing in the work you do? Are you going through the motions? Ticking boxes. Churning it out. What value are you creating? How do you make things “better”? Or are you just churning it out? Where can you create more “better” today? In that report you’re...

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Your Work Space Is A Reflection Of Your Mind

Look around your work space. And see what’s really going on? Are there piles of paper ceiling high? Chaos. Disorder. Stress. Or. Is it neat and tidy. Every thing in it’s place. Calm. Relaxed. Easy to navigate. Or is it somewhere in between. Clear and calm, with little...

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Leverage Your Next Step

Most service based industries have little or no leverage. Creating it once and selling it once. Once it’s done, it’s gone. Never to be used again. The alternative is leverage. Taking what you’ve already created and using it again. And again. And again. Creating it...

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What Is Your Brand?

Your brand is a visual representation of YOU. The real YOU, not the “you” you think you’re supposed to be. Or should be. But the YOU that resides inside. Figure out who SHE is. Connect with HER. And then let her live. Express. Emerge. And build your brand from THAT....

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How Do Your Clients Find You?

Are you a coach? Consultant? Starting out? How do your clients find you? Where do they go to figure out who you are and what you do? And how to even contact you? Give them a place to start. Website. XXX Liz Watt

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Choose To Love The “Techy” Stuff

Choose to love the techy stuff. Because it seems it’s here to stay. Leave the excuses of age, too late. And choose, instead to figure out out. One day, one step at a time. Take a class. Join a group. That’s how every single expert learned. With a single step. XO Liz...

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It’s All About The Questions You Ask

The quality of your life is about the quality of the questions you ask. Are you asking questions that keep you small? Or that open you to infinite possibilities? Do you ask – Why is this happening to me? Or – What has to happen for this to change? Are you asking...

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Drill Your Skills

When you know where you want to go. What needs to happen to make that happen? What will you need when you get there? Want to speak on stage? Write a book? Then the time to start is now. Learn public speaking. Start a blog. The only way you’ll be prepared for when you...

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Tie Up Your Loose Ends

When you leave a job, finish a contract. Tie up your loose ends. Identify the open loops. Wrap it up, hand it over. Nicely. With a smile on your face. Make it as easy as possible for the next person to pick things up. Do your job. Roll it over. Loose ends make people...

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“Bored Of” The Dictionary

Grandma texts… ”Just googled “bored of”, “bored with”, “bored by.” Always used to be bored with or bored by. Seems that common usage is allowing “bored of” to creep in. I still think it’s WRONG!” According to who? Who sets the rules? And who decided they were in...

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Wait For The Bigger Picture

Computer stops. Distractions hit. You can’t just do what you want do. There’s something in the way. It’s hard work when you force it. Until, retrospectively, you realised something was stopping you from THAT… Because there was something else you needed to do,...

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Strategy Isn’t Every Thing

Strategy is great. It shows you the steps, one by one. But the wrong strategy can use a lot of time, energy, money and resources. And get you nowhere fast. Knowing who YOU really are and what you stand for helps you to choose. The right strategy for you and your...

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There’s No Right Way

There’s no right way. Or wrong way either. There’s just what works for you. With all the different, individual, unique billions of people in the world. How could there be just one “right” way. Of any thing. It makes no sense. For there to be ojust one single “right”...

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Is It Really Procrastination?

Is it really procrastination? Or is it something different? What if that thing, that creation, that’s ready to evolve. Just isn’t fully ready yet? Isn’t quite ready right now. There’s no point pushing or forcing. Something that doesn’t want to move. What if, instead...

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What’s Your Next Adventure?

What’s your next adventure? What’s do you choose to experience next? That’s different to the now. Even if it’s working well. What do you choose to see, hear, feel, do, be – that gives you something new? So that you can create a life of constant change, colour,...

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Who Says You Can’t Do Sales?

Sales. Ewwww. Sleazy. Slimy. Manipulative. Can be. Yes. But you’ve been selling your whole life. The first time someone asked you on a date. The first time you were hired for a job. Got accepted for a loan. Or rented your first house. Every time you received...

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What’s Your Personal Brand?

Your Personal Brand is how you show up in the world. Visually. Creatively. Expressively. The way you dress. The colours and fabrics you wear. The way you hold your body. Confident. Bold. Vibrant. Or subdued. Camoflaged. Shy. Who are YOU and how do you express your...

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What’s The Point Of Your Job?

What is the point of your job? The company you work for? The work you do? What does it/ they/ you actually DO? How does it/ they/ you really contribute to the world? What’s the point? Are you just killing time? Going through the motions? To feed the system and just...

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Have You Ever Stopped To Think?

Have you ever stopped to think. And listen to your mind? Or are you following blindly. The thoughts. Ideas. Beliefs. That filter, flitter through each day. Do you ever really stop. And pay attention to your think. Your thoughts. Maybe you should. And really think...

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What Value Did You Create Today?

What did you do today? That added value to the world? That changed this place for good? In your job, your work, your hobbies and general life. What was the one thing you did to create something good? Haven’t done it yet? You’ve still got time. The day’s not over… And...

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Choose The Good Thoughts

There’s stuff that moves through your mind. Daily. Hourly. Minute by minute. But what if it’s not even yours? And who says any of it’s true? What is you could pick and choose which bits to listen to? And you only choose the good thoughts. The ones that empower you....

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Who Are YOU?

Who are YOU? Have you ever stopped to think? About what YOU/ really are? Are you your body? The thoughts in your mind? Or are you something bigger. Greater. Beyond all that? Something you never imagined you could be? And if so, what is THAT? Who are YPU? And what...

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ONE Life?

You have one life. ONE life. Or do you? What if you didn’t? What if you came back again. And again. And again. And every time you could do it differently. Take risks. Make mistakes. And learn for the next time. Cause you don’t have to get it right. You can mess up and...

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Time To Get A Real Job?

Working as an employee creates security. Certainty. Safety. A regular pay check. Ongoing work. Or does it? Is there REALLY security in relying on someone else to generate the work to keep you employed? Is there REALLY safety and certainty for ever? Maybe. Maybe not....

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It’s Time For Conscious People To Have Money

It’s time for conscious people to have money. So they can do awesome and amazing things with it. That ultimately change the world. There’s no point you struggling day-to-day, week-to-week, to pay the bills. When you have so much more to give. Start choosing money to...

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Money Is An illusion

What if money were an illusion? Something totally made up. Numbers on a screen. Pieces of paper. That in and of its self means nothing. But can help you create every thing. And keeps on being printed and added and created. There’s more than enough of it. So why not...

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Your Business Can Be Any Thing

You don’t have to do network marketing. Or phone sales. Or Facebook live. Or Pinterest infographics. If you don’t want to. If you don’t love that stuff. Your business can be any thing, as long as it works for YOU. I give you permission to stop doing all the stuff...

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Say One Thing

It’s important to make sure every one understand your thinking. Your rationale. The philosophies. The process. That sit behind your point. It’s important to get it all out. So that people understand. But most of the tie they’re not listening. Most of the time they’d...

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They’re Not Just Words

They’re just words… Flying out of your mouth. Skimming across the page. But what if every word counts. What if every… single… word… matters. What if every word you thought, spoke or wrote…crated your reality. Wouldn’t they matter then? Those words? They’re not just...

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What’s The Point?

That’s the core of every thing. What’s the point? Does it help? Why are we doing this? That Weekly meeting, the long-winded report, the website update. If you can’t answer that question with something worth while, then maybe it’s time to reconsider what you’re doing....

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