March 2014

27
Mar

Routine Sets You Free! by Ian Kinnery

There is something about many of the people who do great things, who build great careers, who create something new and who build businesses. Often they are characterised by a level of restlessness. They want to do better, they are not satisfied with the status quo, they want to be constantly moving. They have an almost obsession with the new and the vibrant and the different. All of which are really positive and useful traits which smooth the way.

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20
Mar

Deliberate Practice! by Ian Kinnery

It is generally accepted these days that to become truly expert in something we need to have experienced at least 10,000 hours of practice. There has been a lot of research and much written about this theory and if you want to know more I would point you in the direction of Malcolm Gladwell’s excellent book called Outliers.

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12
Mar

Learn Something New! by Ian Kinnery

The rate of change in the modern world is more rapid and expansive than it has ever been. The renowned Management consultant, educator and author Peter Drucker once said “My ancestors were printers in Amsterdam from 1510 or so until 1750, and during that entire time they didn’t have to learn anything new.”

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06
Mar

People Before Profit! by Ian Kinnery

The boss of Dell computers Michael Dell said “Start with smart executives and keep them smart”. A great piece of advice and most of us will be able to see the wisdom in those words.

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