New year resolutions – 5 sticky tips

It's new year resolutions time. The last three hundred and sixty-five days have passed in a blur. You hear yourself saying, "After one last drink and the fireworks, I'm off and running on my new mission. And I mean it this time!" The clock strikes twelve, people sing songs and kisses get kissed. You swear … Continue reading New year resolutions – 5 sticky tips

Work smart AND hard EI Tip 6

"Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard." Tim Notke Work smart AND hard instead of work smart NOT hard. One small word change, using "and" rather than "not", makes a world of difference to your outcomes. The problem with the "Work smart NOT hard" approach There is nothing wrong with the phrase "work … Continue reading Work smart AND hard EI Tip 6

Compound growth EI Tip 4

What is compound growth and why should you even care? I often talk about using the "baby step" approach to achieve goals, make changes, and create new and lasting habits. I wrote a blog post on this which you can read here. There are several particularly good reasons why I recommend embracing the baby step … Continue reading Compound growth EI Tip 4

The baby step approach to goals

Have you ever given up on a big audacious goal whenever the going got a bit tough or it seemed like too long to wait to achieve it? Welcome to the club. It will likely have been more to do with your approach to goal achievement than your actual willpower or grit. The baby step … Continue reading The baby step approach to goals