…No chance

My notes from Chapter 2 of Orison Swett Marden’s brilliant “Pushing to the front” – “The Boys with no chance”. It is not every calamity that is a curse, and early adversity is often a blessing. Surmounted difficulties not only teach, but hearten us in our future struggles – SHARPE A poor start can lead […]

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Are you having a 007 year?

Here we are, almost quarter of the way through the year. Is it a Bond-style 007 year? it is 2007 after all! Is there adventure? How is the mission going? Making progress on goals?

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Chasing Mice and Eating Elephants

Following on from the discussion about planned abandonment, there was an interesting post over on Ron Martoia’s velocityculture blog, where he talked about hunting elephants rather than mice, with the follow on comment by Ron: “…focused on and how do you align time, energy, creativity and any other resource to the accomplishing of that mission. […]

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Ready. Aim. Focus. What’s the point?

What is the value of focus? Why have a mission? Should you set goals for yourself? I’ll warn you now, I  this is a long one, but you’ll get something good out of it I am sure! In the beginning At the start of my career I was trained as a teacher, a domain where […]

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