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How To Overcome Adversity and Build Resilience

February 9, 2016 | Vicki Writer

Let go of negative thoughts and re frame how you look at situations in your life and business.

One of the greatest human capabilities is our ability to transform set backs, defeats and failures into transformational breakthroughs. Research shows time and time again that even people who have low IQ’s but possess the ability to overcome adversity and have resilience will go on to lead far more successful lives than those who just […]



Rejuvenate and Empower With Fabulous Feedback

December 10, 2015 | Sally Dooley

The holiday season is the perfect time to connect and give your team feedback

At this time of year, Christmas fever sets in and focus starts to wander. Your team can easily slip into cruise mode and lose valuable momentum. Successful leaders notice the shift and proactively seek to lift the energy and focus to keep momentum moving in the right direction. Harnessing the power of feedback is a […]



Get Ready For 2016 Now, So You Don’t Repeat The Same Mistakes

November 23, 2015 | Sue Lester

Start planning for next year now to ensure success and not have any regrets.

January, and definitely February, is too late to be planning for success in 2016.  Now is the time to load up your calendar for next year, ensuring you can relax and enjoy the festive season without losing momentum.  Use these steps as your checklist. Remember this is not ‘the end of the year’. In business […]



Have a Mind That is Open to Everything and Attached to Nothing.

November 17, 2015 | Dianna Jacobsen

Inner peace and happiness

As we celebrate the life of the amazing Dr Wayne Dyer, who gave so much to so many, and passed away suddenly on 30 August, it is fitting to revisit what I feel to be the essence of his work: ‘The 10 Secrets to Success and Inner Peace’. In his book of this same title, […]



Why 85% of People Fail to Achieve Their Goals

November 2, 2015 | Vicki Writer

Why you need to learn the goal achievement process before setting your goals.

The PhD study conducted by Dr Burns on ‘Goal Achievement’ determined that there are four phases to any goal pursuit and we would be well served to understand the goal achievement process before learning to set goals. Let me ask you a question. If I ask you to think about something that you want to […]



Building Social Capital and Emotional Fitness

October 1, 2015 | Vicki Writer

Inner peace and happiness

We have the power inside of us to figure out what inspires us and what makes us happy and we are able to cultivate those emotions. 50-80% of our own contentment is completely within our own control. The brain does not differentiate between what is real and what is imagined. We will trigger all of […]



Too Much Positive Thinking Is Bad For You

September 23, 2015 | Sue Lester

Positive Thinking

Positive thinking 100% of the time is unrealistic, and trying is depressing. Being constantly on guard to push away negative thoughts, reframe into the positive, find the overwhelmingly positive side of everything takes enormous amounts of energy. You irritate all around you, and then Life happens anyway.  You get exhausted, sick or an accident happens. […]



Are You a Glass-half Full Person?

September 7, 2015 | Dianna Jacobsen

Glass half-full

Have you ever noticed how some people always seem to be happy and jovial, and that others like to be around them? And then there are others, who, when asked how they are, always seem to have something to gripe about? Which type are you? It is simply a CHOICE! Yes, a choice. Far too […]



All Meaning Is Context Dependent And Nothing Has Any Meaning Except For The Meaning That We Give It.

September 1, 2015 | Vicki Writer

Choosing the right blog platform

How empowering is it to know that we are in control of all of the meanings that we have attached to events, situations and memories from our past. Nothing has any meaning except for the meaning that we give it. The meanings that we attach to certain situations are either useful or completely useless. Some […]



Live a Life You Truly Love

August 26, 2015 | David Solomon

Higher Purpose business

Motivation will tell you what you’re supposed to do, what you should do or what you must do. But that’s not nearly as powerful as what you are inspired to do. Inspiration will get you up earlier and keep you up later. When you are inspired by something you would do it whether you are paid […]