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What Would Your Ideal Week Look Like?

“You have a choice in life. You can either live on-purpose, according to a plan you’ve set. Or you can live by accident, reacting to the demands of others. The first approach is proactive; the second reactive.” – Michael Hyatt Sure, you can’t plan for everything. Things happen that you can’t anticipate. But it is […]

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How Full is Your Bucket?

Figure out what fills your bucket up. Because recovery is non negotiable. You can either make time to rest and rejuvenate now or make time to be sick/injured/burnt-out later. And a FULL bucket leads to a FULL-filling life!

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A Question That Will Change Your Day, Everyday.

“My day seems foggy until I fill out this form. I’m still amazed at how much it clears my thinking.” What if problems like writers block and procrastination were less about your shortcomings and more about how you structure your work day? Over the past few months I have begun practicing a new habit, and […]

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7 More Things I Wish I Knew Then That I Know Now

Last week I wrote a post called 8 Things I Wish I Knew Then That I Know Now. Here are 7 more… 1. Today is What’s Important. It’s so easy to live stuck in the past or perpetually in the future. Pay attention to what is happening now, to the people around you, to the […]

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Downtime – What I Do Offline to Recharge

Technology is everywhere now. From the moment we wake to the time our heads hit the pillow at night, we are constantly being bombarded with emails, text messages, beeps and buzzes. For me personally, I do most of my work from my MacBook or iPad, and truth be told my iPhone is never far from reach. […]

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Know Your Brain, Transform Your Performance

I have recently finished reading “Your Brain at Work” by Dr David Rock, and I can honestly say that, out of all the leadership books I have read, it is has had the most profound and significant impact on how I think and work, and on how I relate to the people I work with. “This book will help […]

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Don’t Let Stress Sabotage Your Relationship

In a world that is moving too fast, most of us are walking around tired and stressed-out. Naturally, we tend to take out this stress on the people closest to us: our partners. Thomas Bradbury, clinical psychologist and co-founder of the UCLA Relationship Institute, gives some great practical advice to ensure stress doesn’t sabotage your relationship: […]

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The Cult of Multi-Tasking

Hi my name is Tom, and I am a multi-tasker. I confess. Far too often I am so busy checking my email, writing a message, answering a text, writing down an idea (possibly at the same time) that I miss the person standing right in front of me. Sometimes I think this is part of […]

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