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HOW to Implement Ideas After An Event

Keeping On Top of Everything You’ve Learned. We all go to seminars, conferences, lectures, and training events, full of excitement at the information with which we’re going to fill our notebooks and minds. But what do you do with all that stuff? How do you implement...

New Habits Start with Cravings.

Crave Your New Habit’s Reward. Your new habit's reward is key to its being instilled. New habits will only stick with an effective reward. We know by now that habits are produced through the cycle of cue, response, and reward. You receive a stimulus from your...

The Secret to Bad Habits.

Bad habits can be defeated – even when we think we are doomed. It takes two little changes in our mindset: awareness of cues and replacement of responses.

Five Things I’ve Learned from Yvon Chouinard.

Learning from the CEO of Patagonia. He’s one of my idols, really. Every book he’s written I’ve devoured. Every time I see an interview with him, a podcast or an article, I track it down and pour over it. I think he has a lot to teach us all about what business can and...

Use Mindfulness to Break Bad Habits.

The Secret to Breaking Bad Habits: Mindfulness! Habits, to me, are an inexhaustibly interesting phenomenon. But whilst we’ve talked a lot about building new habits, it’s worth taking a moment to gain some perspective on those bad habits – and how to break them. The...

Do Less, Then Obsess

Working productively and performing well is not about how much you do. It is about how well you do it. Focus and obsession are the key.

HOW to Use Consistency

Consistency is often discussed in terms of change, but maybe we’re getting it wrong. Let’s have a new sense of consistency, to make change the new normal.

Thriving Through Change.

Let’s think change differently. It’s time to think how we can thrive in change – how can we can create an image of change that is no longer painful.

Habit Formation

Around 45% of your behaviour is habitual – meaning that you’re not really thinking about it. But how do these habits work, and how do we improve them?