Productivity

Conversational Awareness

Tweet If you think that a productive, healthy conversation is all about words, think again. In many instances, it’s what’s not being said that makes or breaks a conversation. If you’re a person with a desire to be an effective (if not, exceptional) communicator and conversationalist (leader, teacher, coach, manager, boss, parent), it’s in your [...]

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Disagreement

Tweet It’s okay to disagree with or have a contrary opinion to someone (healthy even), but it’s not okay to launch a personal attack on a person simply because they don’t share our thinking, beliefs or perspective. Sadly, this seems to be happening more and more in social media and in society at large. It’s [...]

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Convenience: is it over-rated?

Tweet As conscious, curious, intelligent creatures, it’s our responsibility to understand that convenience in the short term doesn’t always equate to better, healthier, intelligent or positive outcomes over the long term. A drug that will conveniently enable a person to sleep or calm down in the short term also has the potential to become a [...]

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2014: Part 2

Tweet How’s your year going? If you haven’t realised it, you’re just about to step into the first day of the second half of 2014. Part 2. Wow! That flew didn’t it? Actually it didn’t, but let’s leave that ‘bending time’ discussion for another day. So, without beating yourself up, immersing yourself in some kind [...]

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The Nature of Motivation

Tweet Motivation is like the wind; sometimes it’s there and sometimes it’s not. When the wind blows we can simply set our sail, steer our boat, enjoy the journey and be swept along in the momentum. Naturally, the wind makes our life easy but when it dies down (and it always does) most people will [...]

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The Price of Success

Tweet In life, everything worth striving for comes at a cost. Whether it’s a house, pair of shoes, university degree, successful career, great relationship, inner peace or a lean healthy body, there’s always a price to pay. That price could be money, time, discomfort, courage, social disconnection (while studying or growing a business, for example) [...]

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