On “Should”

==== ON “SHOULD” ==== “You know what you should do don’t you?” “Of course! I know what I SHOULD do . . . . . . yet I don’t DO it.” Why does this happen? Why don’t we do what we know we should do but still don’t do?! Because “should” is based on NEEDS. And we don’t ACT...

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On Freedom

=== ON FREEDOM ===   What does Freedom REALLY mean?   I find a useful distinction is between:   freedom FROM and freedom TO.   For most, "freedom from" is the first "want" (conscious or unconscious) . . . freedom from working for a company, boss, hours, commute.  ...

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On Powers

==== ON POWERS ==== Einstein declared compound interest to be the “8th wonder of the world”. Well, according to the internet, anyway 😉 We’re talking, here, about powers - exponential powers. Whether or not Einstein DID say those words, the reality is compounding -...

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On Tactics

==== ON TACTICS ==== “I’ve spent thousands on courses, funnels, autoresponders, lead pages, tripwires, websites, Facebook advertising . . . and have had no results from them.” This was blurted out in frustration by a someone who asked to meet me because they needed...

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On Going For It

==== ON GOING FOR IT ==== “When I bring moon rocks back to Earth I’ll take over the whole diamond industry.” I’ve just been listening to a podcast interview with Naveen Jain, one of the most extraordinary humans you could ever have the pleasure of meeting. Here’s what...

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On The Wrong Focus

==== ON THE WRONG FOCUS ====   Why do people find it hard to achieve financial security and freedom from their business?   Because they focus on promoting their product.   The goal with any kind of business is not to lead with “How can I sell my product?”   Instead,...

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On Speed

==== ON SPEED ==== “Money loves velocity.” “Get rich quick.” “Don’t just sit there - do something!” The world is a frantic place right now. Everyone seems to be rushing. Getting from A to B as quickly as possible. Hustling. Striving. Being busy. If I may ask a simple...

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On Identity

==== ON IDENTITY ==== “I have no skills useful for earning money.” This was a comment in a FB group from someone who claimed they wanted to become a millionaire . . . and yet were experiencing the depths of despair. The good news for them is they are delusional . . ....

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On Sticking With It

==== ON STICKING WITH IT ==== “I’m getting results . . . but I’m bored with the process.” Yes, really . . . this is what I heard from someone recently. From the “outside” the natural reply is obvious ... “tough ... it’s working: just keep sticking with it.” It doesn’t...

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On Your Own Truth

==== ON YOUR OWN TRUTH ==== “It’s easy to make money . . . find a hungry crowd, then sell them the food they want.” Commonly offered advice. And potentially disempowering. What if you have NO INTEREST in food? What if that crowd isn’t “your kind of people”? Yes . . ....

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On Narrowing Down

==== ON NARROWING DOWN ==== “I don’t want to specialise in working with just one type of person . . . I get bored . . . and I can help so many types of people.” So said a client in a recent conversation. And they’re right . . . they CAN help a wide variety of people....

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On Safety

==== ON SAFETY ==== Your brain has one primary job above all others . . . to keep you ALIVE. It does that by "protecting" you from what it perceives might hurt you. Sometimes that hurt might be physical. More often that hurt might be emotional. The brain is EXPERT at...

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On Survival

==== ON SURVIVAL ==== After a weekend at a business development mastermind in Latvia I flew back to UK as Hurricane Ophelia was causing excitement. The skies were a deep orange . . . a distinctly eerie phenomenon. Beautiful, yet unsettling. The pilots were the...

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On Playing The Game

==== ON PLAYING THE GAME ==== I’ve just spend the weekend in a business “mastermind” in Latvia. The aim of events such as these is to share, learn and keep updated as to what continues to make businesses thrive. Members of this group have thriving businesses already ....

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On Deeper Beliefs

==== ON DEEPER BELIEFS==== “I can’t.” “I’ll never be able to do that.” “That’s unrealistic.” Which of these statements is true? None of them. Yet all of them. And it’s entirely your own choice. There’s a video on my FB page where I explain the idea that “the purpose...

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On Beliefs

==== ON BELIEFS ==== How much does a physical trainer charge? The answer is £40/hr. It's always £40/hr . . . because that's what everyone else charges. What do you think would happen if someone charged £80/hr? Think that's too much? What about £150/hr? Think you'd get...

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On Learning

==== ON LEARNING ==== “Yes . . . I know that.” “Yes . . . I’ve tried that.” “Yes . . . I’ve heard that before.” When you hear someone (or yourself) saying this . . . you know that learning has stopped. The human brain has been put on pause. The mammalian brain has...

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On Permission

==== ON PERMISSION ==== “I don’t know what Freedom is”. This was the title of an article I read recently. I wanted to read further . . . It contained a number of examples of what Freedom might be . . . things like: . . . “being able to go for a walk at 3pm on a work...

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Podcast interview with Each Generation Stronger

  Back in June I recorded a podcast with Paul Deloughery. His show is called Each Generation Stronger, and its focus is to open people’s minds to creating a secure and empowering future for … well, the next generation. He heard about my 3Fs message, and could see...

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On Making Decisions

==== ON MAKING DECISIONS ==== I’ve just spent 90 minutes on Skype - the video part is important for this story . . . They’d heard about me, and about the results my clients are getting from a program I run. They’d heard other people talking about “this amazing...

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On Simplicity

=== ON SIMPLICITY ==== You’re good at what you do . . . yes? Maybe not the best in the world . . . but good enough to earn from it . . . yes? You’re skilled and knowledgeable about your field . . . you have a deeper understanding of your specialist area than all...

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Will Your Business Model Let You Take Next Summer Off?

  When was the last time you had a holiday or vacation? Or better yet, when did you last take “time off” and ended up working your way through it? I'm willing to bet that you didn't start your business so you could work long hours. Your goal wasn't to never have...

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How Your Impact Influences Your Business’s Culture

  When we think of the idea of impact, it's important to realize that the impact you have on your business is a choice. It may not be a conscious choice, but you still make a choice to create impact whether you realize it or not. Your personal impact carries...

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The #1 Job Posting Template You Need To Start Using Now

  You or someone in your team spends hours going through CV's and even more hours vetting and searching for the perfect candidate for the job you seek to fill. But what happens when that person isn't a good fit? Or even worse, what happens when they decide to...

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