…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
You’ve Been Lied To All Your Life – The True Meaning Of Success
What is the true meaning of success? To be rich? Famous? You'll find everything you've seen and been told about success isn't true. Success lies closer to your heart than you think...
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!
How The Wright Brothers Found Success Against All Odds
When you think of successful people in history, Wilbur and Orville Wright are often highlighted as exemplars of being able to achieve your goals against all odds. In this post we explore what were the values that made the Wright Brothers a success, and what can we learn from them to achieve our own goals?
If They Can Do It, So Can You!
Do you feel afraid when putting content online? You worry that people will laugh or worse no one will care at all? This post explores the risk/reward of being willing to put your content out there.
Featured Elsewhere: Are You Feeling Behind in Life? Read This
Welcome back... This week I was honoured to be published on the website Addicted2Success. Addicted2Success often features in the top ten of recommended personal development websites, so right now I'm on another stratosphere to know my words are now included amongst a codex of priceless information. My article is called Are You Feeling Behind In … Continue reading Featured Elsewhere: Are You Feeling Behind in Life? Read This
How To Set New Year Resolutions (You Can Stick To)
As we welcome another New Year, it will be a time many people will reflect on their life and what they have done over the past year, deciding how they can change it for the better going forward. New Year’s resolutions are the perfect opportunity to sit down and write a list of all the things … Continue reading How To Set New Year Resolutions (You Can Stick To)
The Introverts Guide To Survive The First Year At University
The first day… “What the hell have I let myself in for?...” Here I was, a quiet, shy, introvert, living his first day, of the university experience – and I hated it… I’d left my safe boring job, and my safe quiet home, to move into a pokey student terrace house sharing the space with … Continue reading The Introverts Guide To Survive The First Year At University
6 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was Twenty
It’s so long since I was anywhere near my twenties, that the digits on my birth certificate are much closer to the forty mark, rather the days of discovery and lack of responsibility. During those ten years I did a lot of dumb things, some I regret. But in reflection I also did things I enjoyed, … Continue reading 6 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was Twenty
2 Poems That Changed My Life
Poetry has the power to change how you see life, a finely crafted piece of prose digs deep into your psyche, stirring up emotions as you compose your thoughts and meaning to words scribbled down on a page. I wanted to share two poems from Charles Bukowski, which are special to me due to how … Continue reading 2 Poems That Changed My Life
The Self-Improvement Guru Is Not Your Friend…
Why Hacks To A Better Life Aren't Working… Following hacks, tricks and a generic written program for a mass audience is all very well. A person starts with a good intention - to lose weight, save more, be a ‘success’. Blueprints of someone else’s path might seem like a sure thing to reach your desired … Continue reading The Self-Improvement Guru Is Not Your Friend…
What Learning Mandarin Taught Me About Persistence
“John, what is the word for mouse?” Teesside John, pauses, he’s sat behind me in the lecture hall so I don’t actual get to see his body language, but I sense his discomfort as he stumbles to try and answer a question he doesn’t actually know the answer to. The sound of his voice stutters, … Continue reading What Learning Mandarin Taught Me About Persistence