If you couldn’t fail, what would you do?

image source The other day I was reading Kylie Purtell’s blog – A study in contradictions where she posed the question to her readers: “If you knew you couldn’t fail, what would you do with your life that you’re not doing now?” I’ve written about before about failure. It’s a word that strikes fear in many, … Read more

Why not fail at something you love?

  Perusing Facebook (as you do) early this morning I came across a segment of Jim Carey’s recent commencement speech to Maharishi University of Management’s class of 2014. The piece was only one minute long but it was one minute that ended with a motivating fist-pump that filled my heart with warmth, joy and inspiration. So … Read more

7 things you need to stop doing now

We have a tendency to be our own worst enemies. We are overly critical not only of ourselves, but each other. We put ourselves last and always question our gut feelings. Well the time to stop is now. After much self analysis I’ve narrowed it down to  7 things that I need to stop doing, … Read more

Talent, failure and hard work.

There are three common traits of successful people; talent, failure and hard work. Google any successful sports star, musician, writer or entrepreneur and you will find a story about how they have failed only to get back up again, dust themselves of and try again. Yes they are of course talented in their fields, exceptional even, but talent only gets you so far. A quote I found whilst researching this blog post sums it up perfectly. “Good things don’t come to those who wait, good things come to those who work their asses off and never give up.”

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