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Atomic Habits by James Clear

August 1, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Book Summaries / Reviews, Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership, Writing.

Atomic Habits: An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones. Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results. A revolutionary system to get 1 per cent better every day People think when you want to change your life, you need to think big. But world-renowned habits expert James Clear has discovered another way. He • Read More »

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Want More – Be Grateful

July 1, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

Want More – Be Grateful Two things have come to mind today that we need to talk about. Why do we often want more? And as the obverse of this coin, why are we not grateful for what we have? Nothing Just the other day, I woke-up feeling that I wanted to do NOTHING. For • Read More »

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Values – Be A Better Person

June 24, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership, Writing.

Values: How To Be A Better Person Using Values Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one’s values. Ayn Rand 1905 – 1982, US Russian-born novelist and Philosopher. Values are often founded on our beliefs and the rules we associate to these. Values are what we have decided to hold • Read More »

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Retirement, Redundancy – Life Plan

June 20, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

Retirement, Redundancy – Life Plan How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb Title stolen from a movie which was a 1964 black comedy that satirized the cold war fears of a nuclear conflict between the USSR and the USA. But the fear of life after retirement or worse, redundancy is even greater. • Read More »

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Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

June 3, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes With apologies to David Bowie. I have noticed (isn’t it strange how things on our mind come to the fore in other parts of our lives?), a few videos on Facebook about change recently; Mel Robbins & Russell Brand to name just two. And also a large number of posts about life in the • Read More »

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Affirmations Morning Routine

May 24, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

Morning Routine Affirmations Purpose My life’s purpose is to ADD VALUE to the lives of others, which starts with achieving everything I want in my own life, and never settling for less than I can be, do, or have so that I can ‘pay it forward’ and learn through experience how to help others to • Read More »

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5 Key Take-Aways 7 Favourite Self-Help / Personal-Development Books

May 5, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Book Summaries / Reviews, Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership, Writing.

5 Take-Aways – 7 Favourite Books Soon we will look at 5 Key Take-Aways from the each of the 7 books in the first list of my favourite books, that will be sent to those who already subscribe to my mailing list and, automatically, to ALL who subscribers going forward. Completely free. This post is • Read More »

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Some Great Book Suggestions

April 20, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Book Summaries / Reviews, Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

Powerful Words

Books to read that may CHANGE YOUR LIFE Friends, I read a lotta books, many in the self-help genre. Many of these have caused me to change my life in some way. Some by doing something differently, some by stopping doing something, and a few by adding something to the way I live my life. • Read More »

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Depression, Anxiety & Compassion

April 19, 2019 | By Colin | 2 Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

Depression, Anxiety and Compassion. Compassion, according to the dictionary (literally “to suffer together”) is: sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others. Positive Emotion If someone shows kindness, caring, and a willingness to help others, they’re showing compassion. This is a word for a very positive emotion that has to do with • Read More »

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The Miracle Morning And Your Why #2

April 4, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership, Writing.

Miracle Morning and Why #3

The Miracle Morning And Your Why #2 The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod and your WHY. Previously we spoke about the SAVERS routine and the fact that this is, or can become,  a ‘way of life’. We looked at the difficulties and The Guilt involved in making it so. Other Books to Consider ‘Atomic Habits’, • Read More »

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The Miracle Morning And Your Why

April 1, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership, Writing.

The Miracle Morning And Your Why Recently I have been thinking about the book by Hal Elrod The Miracle Morning! His SAVERS routine is seen by many as a new ‘way of life’. I’m not sure. What is this ‘way of life’? The dictionary says: “the habits, customs and beliefs of a particular person or • Read More »

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Miracle Morning Revisited

March 11, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Book Summaries / Reviews, Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

Miracle Morning Revisited Miracle Morning Revisited. I do not imagine in his wildest dreams Hal intended his beautiful little SAVERS acronym, to be an added stressor to our lives. Review A complete review will be published as promised, soon. Eagles I am sure it was intended as a helper, as a way to push us • Read More »

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Change and The Miracle Morning

March 7, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Book Summaries / Reviews, Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

The Miracle Morning & Change. Change is on the horizon. What if? What if you could miraculously wake up tomorrow and any – or every area of your life was transformed? Notice the diffences. What would have changed? Would you be happier? Healthier? More successful? In better shape? Would you have more energy? Less Stress? • Read More »

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Change is Different

February 28, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership, Writing.

Change is Different We are going to talk about change again today. In it’s most basic form it is just another word for different. You wake up one morning to blue sky, wake up the next to clouds. The sky is different. It has changed. The weather has changed. We as humans need to adjust • Read More »

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Passive Income Freedom – 23 ways

January 2, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Book Summaries / Reviews, Thought Leadership.

Passive Income Freedom

Passive Income Freedom – 23 ways. Passive Income Freedom. Yes. Give me some of that. This book started extremely well.  Gundi gave us her credentials; why we should believe that she has the goods. No boasting. Probs there could have been a bit more boasting, because she’s obviously very good at what she does. And • Read More »

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Loose Lips Sink Ships – Negative Self-talk

December 21, 2018 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

Loose Lips Sink Ships – Negative Self-Talk Especially if they are engaged in Negative Self-Talk. Hmmmm. It all starts from childhood and our parents. Doesn’t it always? YES! NO Research has told us that a young child, in the first 3 years of life, has heard the word NO more often than any other word • Read More »

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Life Plan – How to write

December 3, 2018 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership, Writing.

Life Plan – What is it? A life plan is a detailed description of your decisions, intentions, hopes and dreams for your future. Educational pursuits, career aspirations, recreational interests, marital life, children and end-of-life preferences are common subjects to address in a life plan. A detailed life plan is instructive for creating greater clarity regarding • Read More »

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Get A Mentor #2

November 30, 2018 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

Get A Mentor #2 What do I need a mentor for? Or if you consider Sir Winston Churchill a mentor: “For what do I need a Mentor? WHY We last talked about who or what a mentor might be, and we found that without knowing why you want/need a mentor, you may not be able • Read More »

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Nothing Changes By Sitting On Your Hands

November 22, 2018 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

Have you been in a situation where things are not as you would like them to be and yet you DO NOTHING about it?  You sit on your hands? Action Unfortunately ACTION is necessary before anything changes. Change is not easy, but it is much harder if you sit on your hands. OK. Read impossible. • Read More »

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The Pareto Principle And Decision Making

December 13, 2017 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

The Pareto Principle And Decision Making The Pareto principle (also known as the 80/20 rule) states that, for many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes. Management consultant Joseph M. Juran suggested the principle, and named it after Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto, who noted the 80/20 connection while at University • Read More »

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