Feedback is a fantastic method to aid your growth. But remember - not all feedback is equal. Some people who are eager to give it, may have ulterior motivates or be acting upon false information. This post explores what to do when you receive "feedback", that doesn't constructive or useful
Last week I got an interesting (and divisive) response to the loneliness ofpursuing your goals. Perfect Manifesto: Fear Pursuing Your Dream? The Reality Isn't What You Think Some of you agreed that following your dreams can be a lonely experience. Others disagreed and said that in their experiences they'd had a fantasticarray of support. I’m … Continue reading How Far Should You Go? (When Supporting a Friends Dream?)
One of the biggest challenges people face when deciding whether to chase a dream, is the inherent fear that people will laugh and judge you for your efforts. That is not the case. It's much worse than you think. When you choose to pursue a dream, you have to accept that it's a journey you … Continue reading Fearing Pursuing Your Dream? The Reality Isn’t What You Think…
A reflection on people who throw soup on paintings in the name of 'protest' Why people destroy. And how to create.
Success comes with a big price - the more you have to offer, the more people want a bigger piece of you. When you're in such demand it can be difficult balancing your busy life with your continued ambition. In this post we explore some thoughts to help you come to term with your commitments, and set the big priorities you want to focus on most.
In this post I explore the legal, ethical, karma, just, and philosophical stance of walking off with money that you've found. What would you do if you found money that wasn't yours?
What is the relationship between confidence and doubt? They both have their role to play - too much confidence can make your arrogant and unlikeable, too much doubt can make you fearful and also unlikeable. In this post we explore the relationship between the two and how they drive you to succeed.
Beware anything that comes for free. Whether it's being offered a free ebook, favour, or free lunch, beware that this may come at a cost. Some people use freebies as a sales tactic, to coerce the obliging to return the favour. In this post I share a story of getting caught up in being literally offered 'the free lunch'
In this post I look at the blog writers struggle with confirmation bias. It's easy to believe information when it suits are narrative, but why should we take more care? Here I argue the importance of checking sources and being responsible in what you publish (even if it ruins your plans!)
This week I return (briefly) reflecting on my blogging break.
Are you struggling to find your passion? Have a read of this great post which offers insights into finding this meaning...
Do you struggle with self-promotion? Do you feel awkward or anxious when it comes to celebrating or sharing your good work? Have a read of this great post...