the power of traveling

“Knowledge is power.” We’ve all heard this expression and for the longest time I thought this was true. But over time I realized there was another piece to the puzzle and that is the application of what we know. Far too many of us don’t do what we know is good. Point in case, how many…

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we all need STAGs for achievement and BHAGs to drive us

287 posts. Hours upon hours of study. Numerous discussions with clients. One seminar. All that in just one short year. www.isucceedbook.com passed its one-year anniversary a short while back. As my mentor Jim Rohn once said, “If you share a good idea long enough, it will eventually fall on good people.” That’s my goal. To continue…

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don’t let your greatest resource slip through your fingers

All kids want to do is grow up. And who can blame them? Homework sucks. Many of their classes are boring. They don’t have any freedom. Personally, I can say that high school was one of the greatest times of my life…in spite of these things. In fact, when most kids grow up they find…

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before you build a house you need a blueprint, the same is true for success

“Don’t you trust me?” That is the attitude some people have when asked to write down their plans for their business, their designs or their goals. It’s one thing to be able to explain something to someone, but it’s another to get it on paper. On paper things come alive for both yourself and others.…

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learn to adapt like a child to succeed in the 21st century

Change brings with it uncertainty. Over the past 30 years we have undergone incredible change. So much so that I hardly recognize the world I live in. Growing up I remember that our vacations were limited to a 4 hour radius from our house in Stoke-on-Trent in England. We had one phone and it was…

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have a break, have a Kit Kat

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while now you know that I try to write between 3 and 6 posts a week. Last week was a slow one for me with only 3 being written. Was I sick? Was I exhausted? Had I had enough? No, no and no. There are times when…

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who cares what it costs?

When I lived in Thailand back in the late 80s, I spent a lot of my time negotiating. Taking a taxi home – I had to negotiate the price. Picking up some Thai crafts for my relatives – I had to negotiate the price. Picking some knick-knacks up at the Sunday Market – I had…

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lessons from comics and the power of belief

As a child I always love to read comic books. Before I could read, I would jump onto my dad’s lap and beg him to read titles such as “Rom” or “The Avengers” to me. I loved looking at the pictures and listening to my father’s narration even if I didn’t understand half of what…

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the three little pigs isn’t just for kids

Once upon a time, in a far away land, there were three pigs who lived in a small cottage with their mother. We all know the story. A classic that I still love today, especially with all the creative versions that are now available. Why do I bring it up? Because it contains a critical…

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one idea to transform your business

For many years now I have told client after client that in all my years of teaching, as a manager, as an entrepreneur, as a parent and as a person who has traveled all over the world that I’ve learned one very important lesson. Just what is it? I’ll get to that. But first let…

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