Eliminate. Simplify. Automate. Delegate. The Four Steps to Freedom!

Eliminate. Simplify. Automate. Delegate. The Four Steps to Freedom!

“Never automate something that can be eliminated, and never delegate something that can be automated or streamlined. Otherwise, you waste someone else’s time instead of your own, which now wastes your hard-earned cash. How’s that for incentive to be effective and efficient?” Timothy Ferris This is the productivity idea I have used longer than any […]

The Art of Body Hacking

The Art of Body Hacking

“Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.” John F. Kennedy Lose weight, drink less, sleep more, exercise more! Every fitness or health guru talks of self discipline and devoting endless hours to your own personal zen. A […]

The Cancer of Compromise

The Cancer of Compromise

“Impossible is nothing” Adidas The trouble with compromise is that nobody wins. For me, compromise is like a slow death. The most passive, easy-going, compromising people often have the least fulfilled lives. Why don’t they achieve their dreams, instead of always ‘settling’ for an alternative? And why do companies like Apple succeed so much more […]

Learn to Fail

Learn to Fail

“I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost more than 300 games. Twenty-six times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life… and that is why I succeed.” Michael Jordan Embrace the benefits of failure! There’s such a huge […]

Live the 80/20 Rule

Live the 80/20 Rule

“There is nothing quite so useless, as doing with great efficiency, something that should not be done at all.” Peter Drucker Also known as the 80:20 rule, irrespective of the nature of your business, the Pareto Principle holds that 80% of the consequences of any action come from 20% of the causes.This principle can actually […]

Make Spare ‘Mind Time’ Work

Make Spare ‘Mind Time’ Work

“Formal education will make you a living. Self-education will make you a fortune.” Jim Rohn I am a great advocate of using ‘spare mind time’ to educate yourself. By this, I mean times when you are doing something relatively ‘mindless’ – walking the dog, or commuting – when you can simultaneously listen to educational audio […]

Your Time is not Free – so Free up your Time

Your Time is not Free – so Free up your Time

“Time is free, but it’s priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. You can’t keep it, but you can spend it. Once you’ve lost it you can never get it back.” Harvey MacKay Your time is an investment in your future, so take care how you spend it. Invest it in activities […]

Too much information

Too much information

“No news is good news.” Ludovic Halevy Many of us spend our days bombarded with information – either from newspapers, tv, radio, mail; or with our heads in the high-tech “clouds.” We text and email like it’s a matter of life and death. Yet despite this unprecedented connectedness, we can sometimes feel more disconnected than […]

Work In The Zone

Work In The Zone

“The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.” Tony Robbins It’s not just the number of hours we sit at a desk that determines the value we generate. It’s the energy we […]

Think Like an Incredible Athlete

Think Like an Incredible Athlete

To become an incredible entrepreneur, living a great life, work on improving your own individual performance. A good place to start is to learn from the best elite performers who always aim to win –  incredible athletes. Their mindsets, determination, rigour, and their psychological processes are applicable to anyone with a desire to win in […]