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It Works Both Ways: Helpful Hints On Building Trust

  For those of you who have never met me, here I am in all my glory! ­čÖé One of my passions is helping others overcome their fears & for that, I use friends like Geoff (also in the picture). … Continue reading

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Light At The End Of The Tunnel?

The saying, ‘Light at the end of the tunnel‘ is often used as a term of optimism for when things in the here-and-now are a bit rough. Indeed, I am aware firsthand how dark, confusing & directionless life can seem, … Continue reading

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30 Things To Stop Doing To Yourself

Today I’m posting a link to a blog page that is very challenging, very encouraging & very relevant. Enjoy reading … http://www.marcandangel.com/2011/12/11/30-things-to-stop-doing-to-yourself Until next time …

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Confidence: Theory or Practice?

My last blog explored how although confidence can come from within, we usually also require external help to enable us to grow & move forward. Today I want to look at how important practical application & experience is in completing … Continue reading

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Confidence: From Within or Without?

Confidence doesn’t always start from within: sometimes it needs a kickstart from outside. That’s why I disagree with the “think positive & everything will be well” brigade. We can think as much as we like but some things only begin … Continue reading

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HR: A Waste of Time?

How many Human Resources departments contain people whose ability to communicate on a human level is close┬áto or less than zero? I have friends who see themselves as leaders of people and therefore, the ideal┬ámaterial for a career in HR, … Continue reading

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Self-Esteem & Self-Confidence

Today I’m going to start a ‘mini-series’ on what I see as possibly one of the most crucial elements to any success story:┬á self-esteem and self-confidence.┬á I’ve put them his way round for a reason that will become apparent as … Continue reading

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Our History Determines Our Success: True or False?

Lately I’ve been thinking about how our achievements in life are shaped and moulded by our history and experiences, with some of the strongest stimuli for success or failure being in our childhood years. I know this can be an … Continue reading

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Bridge Builder, Pace Setter or Record Breaker?

How often do we come up against an issue or problem and immediately think, “I can’t do that“? How often do we look to others to solve our problems because we feel inadequate? Why do we think others find things … Continue reading

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Bushcraft, Fires & Growth

My 13 year old son, Matthew, completed a 5 day bushcraft course last week.┬á For him, the experience of being out in the wild was an exciting challenge, despite the fact that he had to cancel an activity he was … Continue reading

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