It's so easy to be side-tracked these days, particularly by gadgets. We live in an 'always connected' world. Tech has become increasingly adept at attracting our attention with alerts and notifications.
New Year is upon us already and it's only natural to begin a journey of reflection and look back on achievements and highlights of the year which has left us high and dry. This in turn leads me to my enthusiastic plans for 2016.
As your business grows, you'll find your own ways of working, but these are some of the things that I've found useful in my own career. I'm doing well - but there's always so much more to learn!
There are often occasions when working, even if you are loving the work that you do, when you lack motivation. This can, of course, be detrimental to your business, your health and your relationships.
To celebrate the release of the stylish heist thriller, 'FOCUS', starring Will Smith and Margot Robbie, out now on Blu-ray
As the world of business evolves at rapid speed, it's not uncommon to find yourself feeling overwhelmed with eager competitors. The initial enthusiasm and determination chips away and it can become a challenge to re-motivate yourself, even more so when plagued with doubts on whether you or your business is good enough.
When you spend time observing your thoughts, you start to realise that that's all they are - thoughts. And then you notice things about them - not just their content, but also their emotional payload, their frequency, patterns in which ones you have when and why.
Unfortunately, people believe they can be happy when they achieve a particular goal. It's really not achieving the goal that makes them happy. It's the feeling of achieving the goal that provides another feeling, satisfaction perhaps, that is mistaken for happiness.
You might think you listen attentively to your partner when they come through the door each evening. But are you genuinely
January for many people is a let-down after the prolonged Christmas preparations and resultant festivities. People can feel that their lives are out of control and many negative factors are highlighted at the start of the New Year.