what is the best age to start learning?

Children amaze me… A few short years ago, my son was tiny. He could barely walk, drooled constantly, always wanted to be near me, and his sentences consisted of one or two words. Today, it’s a whole other story. In less than a week, he’ll be celebrating his sixth birthday and the transformation he has undergone is…

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27 awesome movies you’ve probably never heard of

  Success, time management, business, marketing, happiness… These are the common themes that run throughout my blog posts. If you’ve been reading this blog for some time now you’ll know that I broach the same topics again and again, just from a different angle. But in person, unless it’s work, I tend to keep things…

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The mistakes we make when we are young

Ah…youth. Those were the good old days. Sure, we didn’t have the Internet, smartphones or bluray players, but we enjoyed ourselves nonetheless. Watching my son grow up, I often wonder just what it must be like for him to grow up in this age of high speed information. Social media is something I use for both my…

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meet Carlos Sulpizio, budding artist

Be the same… That’s all I wanted to be, just like everyone else when I was growing up in the Philippines. We may have spoken the same language, but I spoke British English and they all spoke American English. I wanted to fit in, but I stuck out like a sore thumb. I was skinny…

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making the Gregg Popovich system work for your business

For three…slam dunk…swish… For those of you who know me, I love me some basketball. Growing up in England, I loved football (otherwise known as soccer), but over the years I lost interest due to too many games ending in either a draw or a 1-0 victory. What drove me nuts though, was when a…

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if you’re going through hell, keep going

Rejection… A university. A company. A woman or a man. We’ve all experienced being turned down at one time in our lives. I still remember getting a letter from Claremont McKenna College back when I was 17. “We’re sorry to inform…” I believe were the words at the top of the page. Thankfully, it all…

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people, a business’ most valuable commodity

Location, location, location… That used to be the secret to success. Then came along this little thing called the Internet and rewrote all the rules of the game. Gone are the days where information was a premium and access limited. Today we face a whole new world, one in which people take front stage. However,…

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do you always follow your doctor’s orders?

Ah…the life of a teenager. In many ways I miss it. No responsibilities, little stress, and tons of fun. It’s great because our bodies are in peak condition and we have our entire lives ahead of us. There’s just this one thing; our parents. For most teenagers, parents are just a big pain in the…

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throw away your smart phone

“Throw away your smart phone,” is something I’m sure you’d never hear me say. But that’s precisely what some people need to do. If you’re checking FB during dinner, if you panic when you leave your phone at home, if you find yourself always looking down…then yes, maybe you’ve got a problem. The smart phone is…

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5 secrets rich people know that anyone can do

Procrastination… That’s what I’d say, if someone were to ask me the number one reason more people aren’t rich and successful. It sounds simplistic, but having been a teacher for 20 years and a success coach for 5, that’s the best I’ve got. People come up with the most wonderful excuses to tell people why…

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