It’s a new start and a new chance to reset, take stock and kick off hard to reach greater heights than you ever have before. New Year’s resolutions won’t cut it, in fact, any goal or vision will not cut it unless it is followed up with massive action. I mean determined and focused action that will guarantee you in getting to where you want to be. An action that will make it inevitable that your goals and targets will become real in the world.
Stress may often seem inescapable, plaguing our minds and impacting our physical health. If you feel this way, know that you are far from being alone. In fact, in the UK, over 50% of people report being stressed daily, and around 75% of adults have reported feeling so stressed at one point over the past year that they are overwhelmed or unable to cope.
I had a mid life crisis in my mid-20’s and experienced financial adversity and hardship. How many of you have experienced something like this in your life?
Some of you may have and some not, for me it was a crucial learning curve for my success in later life. From experiencing bankruptcy, to generating significant income over my lifetime, I’ve accrued many skills that I would like to share with you so you can earn and keep more of your money.
The key to creating strong mental health is to have a compelling future, a life full of meaning and to learn the skill of state management where you own your state instead of it owning you.
The meaning of life is to have a life full of meaning. The purpose of life is to have a life full of purpose. The reason for living is to have a life full of reasons to live fully.
These last 4 months have been the most challenging of my life, and have been the reason for my absence, which some of you may have noticed, while others not.
My father, Brian Carroll, passed away in New Zealand (NZ) early August after battling lung cancer for many months. Earlier this year in February, he lost his home in Australia in the Queensland floods, and decided to move back to NZ to live out the rest of his days. I flew down in April to help him settle in with family friends and set him up in the medical system post-Covid, which was very challenging.
A team of people working together focused on a mission and without ego. This is where high-level creativity, productivity, and innovation occur. This is where magic happens.
We’re social creatures, hard-wired to enjoy working with groups on missions that are bigger than ourselves. This behavior is so essential to us that cognitive scientists have referred to it as Team Flow. If flow describes a state of consciousness where high performance is achieved automatically and without effort, Team Flow is when a group of people working together achieve this powerful state, simultaneously.
How to handle challenges and uncertainty.
Sometimes life has so much momentum we find ourselves caught in the flow of it, unable to swim to shore. We feel uncertainty and a loss of control.
We all have challenges in our lives that can knock us down. I have great news: There is always an opportunity in the midst of a great challenge. It is up to you to find it.
Consider these 10 tips to support and guide you through times of uncertainty, bring out the best in you amidst challenges, and help you achieve your desired goals with resilience…
Presence equals Effectiveness
The number one thing that stops all people, including Leaders, from being effective is distractions. Distractions from what? From being present with the task at hand. When we are distracted, multi-tasking, finishing things halfway, we are unproductive. Read More
Seeing is believing, and what we believe is what we achieve…right?
Of all the principles of success, the creation of vision is the simplest, yet a lot of leaders fail to make it a reality. I don’t mean the achievement of goals. What I mean is the attainment of what you really TRULY want, long term. How do you transform desire into reality?