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One FootBaller is at the World Cup, The Other Isn’t. Why?


I have to admit I love the world cup. I delight in the way it brings people together, can raise the hope of a nation in 90 minutes and bring others to tears. But this post isn’t about the world cup. It is about two players. One who is there and the other who isn’t.

What To Do If You Hate Your Job – 2 Simple Tips


According to virtually every major scrap of research from the planet a high number of people hate their job. In fact it is the majority of people who find themselves stuck doing something they dislike. Here are some figures I read recently regarding # of people unhappy in their work or job. A whopping 74%

Forget Quitting, Think Sticking


Most first time growers of bamboo often call the garden centre where they bought it and ask the same question. “Why isn’t my bamboo growing?” They have been nurturing it, watering it and tending to it for months. But the bamboo just sits there and does nothing. Not one spurt of growth or expansion has

How to Stay Fully Motivated More of The Time


How often have you said or thought to yourself, I will do this task or that job when I am feeling motivated? I know it used to happen to me a lot, especially when it came to writing my book. Nowadays, I have learned that motivation usually comes after action. There are times when I

How to Get Out – and Stay Out – of Your Comfort Zone


We read a lot on the net about being in the comfort zone and why we should get out of it. But how do you do that? Facing our fears? Sometimes, these fears lie on an unconscious level; we aren’t always consciously aware of what our comfort zone is. That of course, can make it difficult

A Lesson in Leadership from Sunderland Boss David Moyes


I love listening to leaders they can teach you a lot. No just about great leadership; but also about how not to be a leader. So I listen carefully to (And watch their body language too) the English Premier league managers/coaches and what they say. I pay particular attention to the start of the season. At