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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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The Miracle Morning For Writers by Hal Elrod & Steve Scott

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

Miracle Morning For Writers

The Miracle Morning For Writers by Hal Elrod and Steve Scott Sub-titled “How To Build A Writing Ritual That Increases Your Impact And Your Income.”, this is a book for all budding writers. I am more than ¾ through this wonderful book and have highlights on almost every page. Many pages I ended up tagging • Read More »

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The Miracle Morning SAVERS And Your WHY #3

April 11, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership, Writing.

Miracle Morning and Why #3

The Miracle Morning SAVERS & WHY Last time we talked about picking a why. What do we want to change? We chose grief at losing a loved one and spoke about how we could apply the six parts of SAVERS (well 5 + exercise) to help us deal with the seven stages of grief. It • Read More »

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Killing Time by Elleby Harper

April 9, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Book Summaries / Reviews, Writing.

Killing Time by Elleby Harper Gee, there’s not much you can say about this one without giving away too much. It’s a very intricate and very heavily intertwined plot. Can I say there are two ways of interpreting ‘Killing Time’? This is another one of those books that you love to hate. You start reading • 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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Career Change Strategy

March 21, 2019 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Thought Leadership, Writing.

Career Change Strategies Plan A Career Change Strategy is just that: a plan relating to changes in a career. Does this mean changing a job? What is a career anyway? What is a Career? We need to establish this before we talk about change. A job is, simply put, swapping time for money. Jobs can • Read More »

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What is this Change of which you Speak?

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

What is Change? What is Change? Today we will look at our plans for these articles, and what is likely to be on the list to be discussed. Changes Are Everywhere Changes, as we have already become aware, are everywhere. Over the next weeks, months even years perhaps, I am going to discuss different types • 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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Nightmare Sally – by Renee Pawlish

December 6, 2018 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Book Summaries / Reviews, Writing.

Nightmare Sally – The Reed Ferguson Mystery Series Book #15 by Renee Pawlish Nightmare Sally – really? However, I very much enjoyed this story it rollicked along at a breakneck pace. The main characters were interesting and vulnerable at the same time. There seemed to be less laid back, laconic bogey style dialogue, but I guess • Read More »

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The Falling Girl by Thomas Fincham

December 4, 2018 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Book Summaries / Reviews, Writing.

The Falling Girl by Thomas Fincham – A Review Sometimes I comment, in reviews, about the convoluted plots, the fairly large cast of characters, and the fact that I find difficulty understanding where the book is going. I now realise after reading The Falling Girl by Thomas Fincham, that it has nothing whatsoever to do • 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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Cheaper by the Dozen

November 7, 2018 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Book Summaries / Reviews, Musings and Ideas for Discussion, Writing.

Cheaper By The Dozen – Frank B. Gilbreth Jr, and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey A few weeks ago someone asked me about the book that had most changed my life. A big question. One I couldn’t answer. Until a cupla days ago. I was pottering around my kitchen organising breakfast and thought when I went back • Read More »

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What’s it all about? We are in Control of our lives!

April 15, 2016 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Thought Leadership, Writing.

not the boss of me

I had my leg over the edge. 22nd floor. St Kilda Rd. Up and Over I was going to do it this time. Jump off the building. After the bankruptcy, the retrenchment and the Government taking almost all my payout, there was nothing left. It was hopeless. I had even lost the $1M insurance policy I • Read More »

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Writing and 2016

January 6, 2016 | By Colin | No Comments | Filed in: Our Jillian, Writing.

Writing For those thirsting for more of the life and times of Jillian, be assured there is still more to tell. Much more. If you don’t know what I am talking about, what is that matter with you? For the start of these episodes go to: http://career-change-strategies.com.au/jillian-1-meet-my-friend/ Lately I have allowed myself to be sidetracked • Read More »

The 500 Words A Day Challenge

September 18, 2015 | By Colin | 1 Comment | Filed in: Writing.

My 500 Words

Some of you may have seen the Facebook notification when I signed up for this 500 words per day writing challenge. It is awesome You go for the passion. You ignore the other stuff. The guy who runs this challenge says the power is in the process. You show up. You write 500 words a • Read More »

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