Monthly Archives: November 2013

For More Success – Forget about Goals!

Many motivational speakers and self-help books will tell you that you must have goals. I’ve even advocated goal setting myself in the past. You write down your goals and detail them for family life, friends, finances, career, recreation, health, learning, education … Continue reading

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Discover a Key Secret of Success

Do you know what one of the key secrets of success is – what makes people successful in business, sport or any other aspect of their lives? Let me come back to that in a minute. I was driving home … Continue reading

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Warning; Don’t Let Other People Decide Your Behaviour

Has this ever happened to you? You’re about to meet or speak to someone in either your business or personal life. Perhaps it’s a customer a new colleague or even a friend of a friend and someone else describes this … Continue reading

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What’s In a Name?

Did anyone ever get your name wrong? How did you feel? It may or not have bothered you; however it will bother many other people. A person’s name is very important to them; get it wrong at your peril. I … Continue reading

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How to See It the Way They See It

In any interaction between people, there will always be: The way they see it – The way you see it – The way it is. Take the example of Dave who usually arrives about 10-15 minutes late for a meeting. … Continue reading

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How To Build Your Likeability Factor

Okay, so I know you’re a very nice person and every one likes you, but bear with me on this. Why do you think Barack Obama won the US Presidential Election? Perhaps it was because of his policies for change, … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Pet Peeves Decide Your Behaviour

When I’m running a Managing Difficult People seminar, I ask the participants to make a list of pet peeves that they have about other people. Some of the participants are reluctant to admit their pet peeves. They believe they shouldn’t … Continue reading

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