Recently I’ve become fascinated with Sir Winston Churchill. The reason? Throughout history there is no leadership figure with so many documented failures, who inevitably kept bouncing back. His political career was littered with examples where Churchill was nearly right or just plain wrong about a situation. Regardless, in the world of politics there is no … Continue reading The Many Failures of Winston Churchill…
Thanks for reading perfectmanifesto.com, a blog dedicated to fatherhood, health and self-improvement. Check out some of the post highlights for June 2020: What is Your Mantra? All about how a personal mantra I look at everyday is used as an affirmation to help inspire and motivate me to get results. What is your mantra? >> … Continue reading New Posts: June 2020
Showing fear of failure to such an extent that you won't take on any challenges and risks shows that in many ways you have failed - at life.
With each personal failure, this is an opportunity to learn, to get better at life...
Here is what I have learned about failure by living life:
The first time I failed my driving test was because I nearly ran over another student as I was leaving the test centre.
The worst part was...
Throughout history there is no leadership figure with so many documented failures, like Winston Churchill, who inevitably kept bouncing back. The infographic below explains Churchill's magic... This image is based on my post Mindset of a Serial Failure, published through the Tribe Media Newsletter. You can subscribe here. Like this post? Join the Perfect Manifesto … Continue reading Win big like Churchill
Happy New Year! Now here is why you won't achieve your resolution... 1st January, the time of year when things feel samey after the merriments of the holiday season. The New Year hangover kicks in, and I'm not talking about the one caused by drink, but the feeling of nothing happening, nothing changing... The month … Continue reading Happy New Year! Now here is why you won’t achieve your resolution…
Today I am pleased to announce that I have done my first post my first collaboration post with Angie over at Confessions of an Awakened Youth – a blog focused on self-improvement, mental and physical wellness, and spirituality. For this collaboration, we challenged ourselves to write a post on a set topic – our focus … Continue reading Life Experience: a natural cure to get over fear of failure
Trying to Passing my driving test, exposed me to some of the worst advice I ever received. "You've failed your test, just book straight back onto it..." this didn't consider that I should reflect where I went wrong or find a better teacher - this resulted in a waste of time and money. A Pattern … Continue reading Learning how to drive
Of all the past mistakes I have made in my life, I don't regret a single one because if I hadn't made them I wouldn't be who I am today. Don't live life with regrets, dwelling on mistakes or failures. The past is the past - so learn from mistakes and move on. The only … Continue reading All the past mistakes
Being an English gent. I really don't understand what is going on in (American) Football. But I know this - it seems to make a fantastic subject for films and has some great "inspirational speech" scenes Here is Al Pacino in Any Given Sunday. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WO4tIrjBDkk So how does this inspire? Whether it it sport, fitness … Continue reading Any Given Sunday: between winning and losing
It's funny that the last time I was in Leicester I was young and idealistic. I was full of hopes and dreams. I was going to change the world. I was naive. Leaving Leicester I left Leicester after my graduate placement failed to materialise with a permanent contract. I should have realised then that working … Continue reading Road Trip to Leicester: Reflection on idealism and work
When I first started the Manifesto of Perfection. It functioned as a tool to meet my writing goals and more importantly as a way of keeping me accountable to the objectives I set. Around November last year I looked back at what I had originally set out to do and was sad, as I felt … Continue reading How failing goals can be good