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Are You Programming Yourself For What You Want…or Don’t Want?

February 11, 2016 | Sue Lester

What you think is what you will get

Whether you are aware of it or not, every moment of every day, with every thought and feeling you have, you are programming yourself.  Consider for a moment what you’ve been thinking or feeling about already today… whatever you were focussing on is on it’s way. (‘Oops!’ or ‘Yay!’ ?) So were you focussed on […]



Who Do You Need To Be As A Leader in 2016?

February 5, 2016 | Sally Dooley

Leadership Planning

Studies suggest that only 8% of people who make New Year resolutions actually keep them. As you head into a fresh year it is a great time to both reflect on what you achieved last year and set goals for the year ahead. But, how do you make sure you are in the top 8% […]



Unleash Your Productivity For Good

January 29, 2016 | Sue Davey

Goal setting and planning

Are you feeling unproductive? Can’t get yourself to perform at your peak and feeling sluggish? Well, here are my top tips that I’ve learned over the years to unleash your productivity for good and be a force to be reckoned with. Follow this advice and you’ll be riding the productivity wave and reaping the rewards. […]



Turn The ‘To Do List’ Upside Down!

December 21, 2015 | Dianna Jacobsen

It's important as the year comes to a close to take time to spend quality time with loved ones, relax and recharge before you start planning for 2016.

Wow, another year has almost passed, and, if you are like me, you are wondering where the months have gone, and lamenting the tasks on the ‘to do list’ yet to be completed! But take heart, and look at the list from the reverse perspective: look at what you’ve managed to accomplish for the year, […]



‘Tis The Time of Giving…but Not Until You Bleed!

December 17, 2015 | Sue Lester

Use these tips to avoid the stress factor of Christmas.

The Christmas festive season is such an emotionally charged time for so many people.  On one hand you see all the happy family images in advertising, plus your dreams of a happy loving family & recharging holiday, and on the other hand you have reality.  Rushing here and rushing there, spend, spend, spend, more mouths […]



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 […]



Leverage Your Time

November 3, 2015 | Pix Jonasson

Leverage is the secret to time management.

We’re all busy people.  Some people, though, are busier than we’d ever imagine, yet are somehow are able to stay on top of things so well they seem to go about their life so casually, while we struggle to produce good work and maintain a household. What’s their secret? Why do they seem to have […]



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 […]



Let It Go

October 29, 2015 | David Solomon

Inner peace and happiness

Perhaps you’re sick and tired of hearing these words because your kids have worn them out singing THAT song? Or perhaps this is the advice a friend gave you about something that happened that has been bugging you for a while? In any case, the “let it go” I’m referring to here is about letting something go […]



How to Improve Your Focus to Increase Productivity

September 25, 2015 | Sue Davey

How to refocus and be more productive

Do you sometimes find yourself losing focus at work, finding it difficult to complete tasks? Improving your focus is a great way to get more done and be more productive. But being ‘in the zone’ all the time can be incredibly tiring. Daniel Goldman, author of Focus, captured in perfectly, “A failure to focus inward leaves […]