January 2015

29
Jan

Life Is A Confidence Game  Part Two  

I said I would share the sure fire method to build confidence and this is it. It is something I call the Wins Diary. It is simplicity itself. Anyone can do it and everyone can benefit from it. It works because it is a counter measure to that distinctly human trait of naturally noticing what went wrong rather than what went right, of noticing why we can’t rather than why we must. Here is how it works.

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22
Jan

Life Is A Confidence Game.

It doesn’t matter what pursuit we are talking about, our performance seems to be directly related to our confidence. The more confident we are, generally the higher level we perform at. The better we perform, the more confidence we gather. The two are inextricably and irretrievably linked. If you think back to your school days you probably performed better at those subjects you liked and worse in those ones that you didn’t. Liking is often synonymous with being confident in this context.

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15
Jan

Creating Your Niche

“These are probably the most important words I will say to you tonight” are the words I heard myself say during my last business seminar. Picking out some individuals in the audience I went on to say “ if Dave and John sell exactly the same thing in exactly the same way. The only way they can compete for Jayne’s business is on price. The problem with that is that whoever wins, loses, because ultimately that position is unsustainable.

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01
Jan

The Best Thought to Start a New Year

If the technology works you will be receiving this edition of Thursday’s Thoughts on the very first day of a brand New Year and I can think of no better way of kickstarting a whole 365 days of opportunity than by quoting the words of Marianne Williamson th at Nelson Mandela spoke on his presidential inauguration in 1994.

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