Following In The Footsteps Of Giants

…or... How am I supposed to live up to the expectations of an exceptionally successful predecessor? In this post you will understand what you need to do when expected to live up to the expectations set by a predecessor

The Internal Struggle Of Living Up To Greatness

What happens when you reach the peak of greatness? How are you supposed to surpass a major success? In this post we will look at some of my recent challenges face from writing a blog post, the feeling of being overwhelmed to keep up to the standard, and how to keep up and handle the pressure of greatness!

When it All Goes Wrong: Lessons from a Failed Project

Over the last five years I’ve worked hard for my company.  When I started, my role was performing lots of mundane tasks like ensuring the photocopier paper was fully stacked.  Yes, these jobs were crap only because some lazy guy in management didn’t want to get his hands dirty when he went for his printout.  … Continue reading When it All Goes Wrong: Lessons from a Failed Project

It’s Okay To Relax

When I first got into self-improvement, I would always treat myself harshly if I took a night off to spend time on any activity deemed “unproductive” (i.e not contributing towards achieving an end goal). In these times my mind would fill itself with uncompassionate thoughts “How could you take a night off?  Your life is … Continue reading It’s Okay To Relax

Don’t Look Back

My youngest has become quite boisterous recently...  Even when she was immobile you could see by the fire in her eyes she was going to be a handful, so when she finally figured out the mechanics behind crawling, there was no stopping her, she wants to go everywhere, including up the stairs.  As a father … Continue reading Don’t Look Back

Better By The Day

My daughters are my motivation role models. I’ve had the pleasure of watching them lie on the floor crying in frustration at not being able to move, to working their way to being able to move so fast, you can't even take your eyes off them for a second in the event they take a … Continue reading Better By The Day

What Jay and Silent Bob Reboot Teaches About Personal Growth

I managed to watch the latest movie in Kevin Smith’s View Askewniverse – Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. When I was younger, I was a massive fan of Kevin Smith’s work. I bought the spin-off comics and even on my first visit to a America, went on a mission scouring stores to find the Clerks … Continue reading What Jay and Silent Bob Reboot Teaches About Personal Growth

Three ways to invest in your child

As a father we have an essential role to play in supporting the development and growth of our children, until they reach a point of becoming a functioning adult responsible for making their own decisions. There are 3 ways we can invest in their development: Your health Wealth Time Your health Children follow by example, … Continue reading Three ways to invest in your child

Where Am I Next Year?

I got to a point in my life where I realised the only guarantee you have is what you have today is what you have got tomorrow (subject to any major disaster). If you take no actions, risks or accept responsibility for your own fate - you will still most likely be in the same … Continue reading Where Am I Next Year?

How to set goals

As I start off goal setting month, the best place to start is from the beginning, as I show how I set goals.  If you have never done this before get a sheet of paper and write down what you want to achieve. Simplicity On the paper you will have a variety of ambitions.  Some … Continue reading How to set goals