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Pulling out the stops to reach your goal

Are You Pulling Out All The Stops To Reach Your Goal?

Are you pulling out all the stops to reach your goal? “Pulling out all the stops…” I do love an expression, don’t you? If you’re not familiar with the origin behind this one, it comes from playing a traditional pipe organ. The volume of the organ is controlled by knobs or stops, and ‘pulling out […]

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Three Reasons Your'e Not Taking Action

3 Reasons You’re Not Taking Action

We all have them. The items on the to-do list that never get crossed off. The weekend projects that never get done. The big long-term goals that never get started. Think about a particular task or goal that’s been on your radar a while and see if one of the below is a reason you’re […]

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Forget The Resolutions: Use This Formula Instead

In some regards, the transition from one year to the next is simply the transition from one day to the next. Nonetheless, there is a marking of time that inspires a deeper pause for reflection. A time to review the events of the year, celebrate successes and identify what to do differently over the next 365 days. […]

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Not Making Progress? Stop Stopping

A few years back I went on a SwimTrek holiday in Croatia. If you’re not familiar with SwimTrek, it’s a brilliantly organised sport holiday for open water swimmers. Many of the swims are island-to-island, a wonderful way to enjoy open water swimming while improving your technique. Standing on the beach of our starting point, the […]

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One Way To Motivate Yourself Into Action

How do you motivate yourself into action when your to-do’s leave you uninspired? Let’s face it, not all tasks are created equal. Some duties are fun and give us those coveted quick wins. Others can be downright loathsome, daunting, tedious, mundane or boring. One reason for our struggle to get moving is due to a […]

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How to Achieve Goals? The Power of Incremental Steps

Can you do 100 push-ups right now? OK, ‘right now’ may sound outrageously impossible, but try the 100 push-up challenge and I’ll wager you can at the end of a few weeks. One of the most effective methods on how to achieve goals is to exercise the power of incremental steps. I know because at […]

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Stay Focused And On Track – Reach Goals Faster!

Over the Easter break I rode in a 112km sportive (essentially a long bike ride). These rides are typically well organised, marshalled and sign-posted. And while not a ‘race’ per se, they are set up with the incentive of placing in a gold, silver or bronze category depending on your time. You’re given a map […]

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