Tag: success


Why should you be wary about NLP?

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17th February

What is NLP?
Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) is a coaching methodology that was devised in the 1970s by Richard Bandler, John Grinder and Frank Pucelik. However, many evidence-based scientists and psychologists have been intensely critical of NLP, with some even adding it to a list of so-called “discredited treatments”.

After the creation of NLP, its ideas were mainly spread in the form of easy-reading books and training programmes aimed at helping … Read more


How to raise your profile and get promoted

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28th October

Do you want to get promoted?

If the answer is yes, then you need to read this piece and act on the advice. Doing your current job well is not enough to get promoted. People who get promoted tend to do more – they pursue promotions – they don’t just sit around waiting for promotions to be offered to them.

Click the image below to enlarge the article and read … Read more


Want to understand the secrets of success?

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2nd September

In my consulting work, I get to meet, work with and interview so many interesting people. For example, I was introduced to Richard Canterbury. Someone suggested I interview Richard because he started a business from literally a market stall and has since turned it into an award-winning, multi-million pound business.

Here are just a few of his personal insights.… Read more


How does your personality affect your earning power?

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15th July

How would you like to earn around 10 per cent more every year – for the rest of your life?

A recent study led by Tilburg University researcher Jaap Denissen found that people’s personalities had a significant relationship with their earning potential. But the researchers did not find that certain personalities were better all of the time. No, they found that people earned more when their personalities matched the needs … Read more


The ONE principle you must know for career success

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22nd April

I’ve been working with someone I’ll call Marco, a wealthy business owner and managing director who mentioned recently that he doesn’t really know how to send emails. When he meets people, he gives out the email address of his assistant. Or he directs customers and other contacts to the relevant directors within his own business.

He doesn’t know how to use Excel, PowerPoint or Word to create spreadsheets, presentations or … Read more


How to keep calm and get things done

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10th March

A client of mine I’ll call Joanna had a tendency to take things personally. When projects went wrong at work and her colleagues pointed out her mistakes, she either got irritated and angry or she retreated and sulked.

Another client called Rupert wanted to change his life. He wanted to get a new job – but he wasn’t able to find the motivation within himself. When we first met, he … Read more


Want to succeed in work and life? Do this one thing soon

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15th October

What are your goals – not just in your career but more generally in life too? Perhaps you want to earn more money, get that promotion or run your own successful business. Maybe you want to be a good parent, an attentive lover or a caring friend. Whatever your goals, I would suggest that asking for feedback on your performance is one of the best ways to get you closer … Read more


Be careful! This behaviour is associated with lower success at work

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24th September

Imagine for a moment that I’m going to have a secret conversation with your boss. I’m going to ask your boss to rate his or her agreement with three statements about you:

  • “This individual always focuses on what’s wrong, rather than the positive side.”
  • “This individual consumes a lot of time complaining about trivial matters.”
  • “This individual always finds fault in what the organization is doing.”

Remember that when each … Read more