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Writing Everyday

September 2, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership, Writing.

Writing Everyday Writing, journaling or scribing as Hal Elrod calls it in The Miracle Morning, is the final task in the SAVERS morning routine. Daily Thoughts The idea is to put down on paper with an actual pen or pencil some thoughts, on a daily basis. Hal Elrod gives you a number of options in • Read More »

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The Teacher will Appear

August 26, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Book Summaries / Reviews, Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

The Teacher Will Appear When the Student is Ready the Teacher Will Appear – Tao Ti Ching. Early Writing For approx 50 years, maybe more, I have wanted to be a writer. When I was at teachers’ college in Dunedin N.Z. and we went on a family holiday to the resort town of Queenstown, for • Read More »

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How To Overcome The Fear Of Change

August 19, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Book Summaries / Reviews, Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

How to Overcome Fear Of Change FOC not FOMO, but Fear Of Change. It is a thing, and it even has its own word. Metathesiophobia. Breakfast We all like routine. Hell, I have the same 3 pieces of grain bread toast every morning. Lashings of ‘unhealthy’ butter, 2 slices with honey and one with vegemite. • Read More »

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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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Fiverr

July 31, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership, Writing.

Fiverr G’day. Interesting. I just said the word Fiverr when I started this article which I read into Evernote; and Evernote knew to put the extra ‘r’. More about that in a moment. Affiliate Today I joined Fiverr as an affiliate. Now I don’t know if this affiliate business is a new thing or not. • Read More »

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Fear Mongering

July 22, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership, Writing.

Fear Mongering Fear mongering in particular on social media with a side serving of the news. Agenda I think the main problem is figuring out what the agenda is for those were stirring up the fear. For politicians, it’s easy to understand. Fear will help them get elected and then they will have power and • Read More »

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Writing Every Day – Journaling

July 18, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

Writing Every Day – Journaling I find I don’t think about my daily writing task all that much. I just start writing and it kinda flows. I don’t have an agenda, although I sometimes, like today, reflect on a conversation I had a few days ago and wonder what I did/said that was capable of • Read More »

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Downsizing Minimalist Approach

July 15, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

Downsizing – The Minimalist Approach Recently, I have stopped (or am in the process of stopping) a lot of the things I have been doing around town. Not because I don’t enjoy them, but because with so much happening I was beginning to let people down. And this was a huge let-down for me. You • Read More »

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Fear of Change eBook

July 11, 2019 | By Colin | 3 Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership, Writing.

“Fear of Change” eBook Within the next 6 weeks or so I will be publishing my first full book. (I already have a published chapter in the book of which I spoke in an earlier post). All Me, Quotes and History This will be just me. And a lot of quotes from, I guess you’d • Read More »

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ARE YOU A CARROT, AN EGG, OR A COFFEE BEAN?

July 9, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

ARE YOU A CARROT, AN EGG, OR A COFFEE BEAN? A young woman went to her grandmother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she was going to make it and wanted to give up. She was tired of fighting and struggling. It • Read More »

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New Kind of Alarm Clock

July 9, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership, Writing.

New Kind of Alarm Clock I’ve found a new Alarm Clock. I think. My bladder. Backtrack Let’s go back for a moment. Recently I’ve been following my doctor’s orders (no mean feat in itself) and doing my level best to drink approx 2 litres of water each day. Unfortunately, (or perhaps fortunately as you’ll see • 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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Neville Goddard’s Revision Technique

June 13, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

Goddard - Revision

Neville Goddard’s Revision Technique. Go back and change the past in your mind. See things that didn’t go so well; working the way you had planned. It talks about editing the memories in your mind so that any time in the future that this or a similar situation arises, you will only see the positive • 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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The Ego & Positive Thinking

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

The Ego & Positive Thinking Today I want to talk again about positive thinking. I’ve been reading ‘The Power Of Now’ by ‘Eckardt Tolle’ and it is wonderful. He talks about the equality of opposites. What? He goes on – he mentions ego – quite a lot. In fact he maintains that “ego” which we • Read More »

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Published Author

May 31, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Book Summaries / Reviews, Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

Published Author Being a Published Author is supposed to be of great assistance in furthering your career as a writer. I reckon that means you have to tell people about this published bit? Right? There is a book published in 2015. Success Unlimited – The Key to Unlocking the Secrets of Success, Kizzi Nkwocha (Ed), • Read More »

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Goals, Change and and Process Improvement

May 29, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership.

A book I recently read about Change, called “Switch” by brothers ‘Chip and Dan Heath’ mentioned some research they had encountered in relation to popcorn – discussing how the size of a popcorn bucket influenced the amount a person would  eat, even if the smallest quantity was more than enough; and more importantly, even if • 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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