Success and Motivation

Putting Yourself Out There Or Trying To Change Your Life? Here's How To Ditch The Critics And Thrive

Hannah Jane Thompson | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Hannah Jane Thompson

1. Find real-life friends who have what you want - such as a successful new business, or a happy relationship - and ask them how they did it, and believe them. Spend less time with people who bring you down.

In A Culture Of Instant Results, Let Us Be More Patient

Sarah Zafar | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Zafar

So challenge yourself from today. Break free from the habit of getting instant results/gratification. By stepping away from that urge to take the easy route, you will become stronger and make better, more conscious decisions.

How To Stay Productive When You're Demotivated And Don't Want To Get Out Of Bed

Rosie Leizrowice | Posted 28.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rosie Leizrowice

Most of what I know about productivity comes from times when I've been depressed and still have work I need to get done. Those times have taught me that productivity isn't really about motivation. It's about...

Competition Is A Sin

Christopher T.S. Harvey | Posted 10.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Christopher T.S. Harvey

Ask most ambitious young professional today what they desire most and the honest (unspoken) answer is inevitably "to be better than anyone else." This direct comparison to others that is instilled in us at a young age, this competition that has become capitalist life, is it helpful?

Steps To Success

Caragh Little | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK
Caragh Little

So they've opened a Museum of Failure, now, and lots of us probably feel as though we ought to be exhibits.

Six Secrets Of Highly Radiant People

Sarah Zafar | Posted 26.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Zafar

It takes time to build a career, a relationship, a house. If we try to speed up the process, we are likely to become frustrated. Worse; we may build something that is less than what we have hoped. It's never too late to start over. If you were not happy with yesterday, try something different today. Do not become stagnant. Do better.

When Money, Status And Power Don't Equal Success

Neel Dhesi | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Neel Dhesi

What isn't remembered or talked about is how much money we made, how big our house was, what car we drove, how successful we were in our career, or anything else acquired through money, status and power, and yet many of us spend a disproportionate amount of our time and effort trying to "succeed" at these things.

Are Some People Born Lucky Or Is It An Attitude Of Mind?

Susan Leigh | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Leigh

The way we treat set backs, limitations, other peoples attitudes towards us, are all significant in our approach to success. Some people don't realise they harbour underlying fears, obstacles, limitations or other priorities and modifiers to success. They may feel resentful at their situation or have a sense that there's no point in trying as others are better, more gifted, luckier than they.

How To Create Lasting Habits To Hit Your Fitness Goals Effortlessly

Theo Brenner-Roach | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Theo Brenner-Roach

They are the things you do repeatedly, every day, over and over. They run in the background and determine the path you take and the progress you make.

New Year's Resolutions

Anne Look | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Anne Look

So in the spirit of the new year and making it to February with my resolution, here are a few life hacks (not resolutions) that could possibly help you maintain or change the environment you need to achieve your resolution/s.

How Emotional Intelligence Can Help You and Your Business Thrive

Bev James | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK
Bev James

Commitment, passion and drive are just a few of the qualities required for success but perhaps one of the most vital skills is emotional intelligence. With recent studies showing that 90% of top performers possess a higher level of emotional intelligence can we really afford to miss out on supercharging our potential?

Have You Ever Hit A Brick Wall?

Susan Leigh | Posted 04.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Leigh

Being 'resilient' is often thought of as being tough, strong and keeping going no matter what. In fact resilience demands that we stop occasionally, take stock of things, adapt and grow in the light of new challenges and goals.

Playing Catch Up

Kanarian Kindred | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kanarian Kindred

As the clock struck midnight on my 40th birthday three years ago, I should have been filled with anticipation of a phenomenal new chapter. Instead, I ...

Three Key Ways To Avoid Depression And Anxiety As An Entrepreneur

Sian Morgan-Crossley | Posted 14.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Morgan-Crossley

No-one is immune from depression or anxiety and feeling off your psychological game can have a big impact as an entrepreneur. As a Psychotherapist, I've worked with countless entrepreneurs and business owners who have found themselves in the middle of a paralysing bout of depression or anxiety, which inevitably impacts their business.

Pushing Boundaries

Amy Shefik | Posted 09.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Shefik

What could you be doing today to push your boundaries on behalf of your version of success? What could the future version of you be thankful to the present version of you for doing?

Back to school - It's Not About the Shoes

Melissa Hood | Posted 04.07.2017 | UK Parents
Melissa Hood

I was talking to one of the other facilitators at The Parent Practice, Juliet Richards, this week about going back to school.... As you do when the summer holidays haven't even begun! She said her teenagers will still need some help and 'encouragement' in September to get themselves organised, but it will be easier than it has been before. They're used to it, after all.

Five Things We Can Learn From Google

Stephen Doran | Posted 25.06.2017 | UK Tech
Stephen Doran

There are five things that Google does well that you too can implement to help you to build a successful life/business: 1. Patience and persistence 2...

Try-oomph

Danielle Wood | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Danielle Wood

By definition, success is accomplishing an aim or purpose. Success is subjective: to one it is working on Wall Street while to another it's efficientl...

The Intersection Between Women in Business and Women in STEM (And Why We Should Join Hands)

Cassandra Lee Yieng | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Cassandra Lee Yieng

Women in STEM and women in business have much to offer each other. The low prevalence of women in both fields indicate that something is amiss in our STEM and business environments. If we could figure out what we can do together, more women will remain in STEM and business and benefit each other.

'Poisonous Certainties': Beliefs Successful People Avoid

Cassandra Lee Yieng | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Cassandra Lee Yieng

My known interests aside, I like to investigate how to prime one's life for success. I took the title from Dr George Brock Chisholm, who was the first...

Success Can Go Shove Itself Up Its Own Ass

Steve Errey | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Errey

Part of me is scared of it because, shit, how do I keep it going? What happens with that extra pressure? And what if it all crumbles around me and all I'm left with is a broken heart and a reclamation notice for my shiny new speedboat? And then part of me wants it because, shit, what's the alternative? To not be successful?

How to Make Better Decisions - Seven Lessons for Business and Life

Tom Cornwall | Posted 07.05.2017 | UK
Tom Cornwall

Have you ever wondered what makes the difference in the quality of people's lives? It isn't talent. Or hard-work. It isn't that one person has more d...

What Productive People Do on a Rainy Day

Cassandra Lee Yieng | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Cassandra Lee Yieng

It's raining as I type this blog post. It's less fun to go out than to stay home. However, instead of watching TV or listening to music, here are some better things we could do.

What Marathon Running Taught Me About Fear

Julie Creffield | Posted 22.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Creffield

The funny thing is, the fear is almost identical to the fear you feel when you actually sign up for you first big race. That sinking feeling that you have just made the biggest mistake of your life and that everyone is going to laugh at even the thought that you think you can do this.

Do You Sabotage Your Own Efforts?

Susan Leigh | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Leigh

I'm sure that many of us have experienced a point in our lives where we've became aware of the need to start making some positive changes. We may feel ready to commit to formal New Year's Resolutions or simply say 'today's the time to focus on spring cleaning our habits, friends, relationships and ultimately our lives'.