Courage To Speak

Secluded, on your own, busy doing the things you know how to do instead of doing the things you don’t know how to do that need to get done. Without fuss or resistance you shut yourself away, quietly quarantined yourself from the outside world, separated yourself from life and living to get ready to get […]

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The Plug In Drug

The Plug In Drug

You’ve been entertained your whole life by a box of moving images. You’re living through another’s eyes. Take away the magic box and you’re left with your own thoughts. Successful people take those thoughts and put them out into the world Create your own entertainment and let people live through you  

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It’s Not The Information

Its Not The Information

Online you have 8 billion metric tonnes of information at your finger tips. For Free. What you’re looking for isn’t ‘out there’ Whether you’re in business or want to go into business… It’s not the information If you want longevity in your business It’s not the information Why do people never want to miss a […]

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Show Up

Show Up

Everything you do has value. Not just the product you sell, but the experience and wisdom you bring to the table. People know value when they see it. Steely Dan Guitarist Jeff ‘Skunk’ Baxter tells the story of a producer hiring another guitarist friend for a studio session. This guy will get paid even if […]

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What Is Authenticity?

Passion Is Not Enough

Most people have a vague idea of what authenticity is. They call it ‘being yourself’ or something like that, which has value. Authenticity has two parts: 1/ Doing something for its own sake. 2/ Something that assumes its own shape I played bass for the love of bass playing. I was doing it for its […]

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YOU

Passion Is Not Enough

To be the leader or communicator you want to be is to be committed and consistent to being YOU in all situations. What you have to say is important but it’s not the whole communication or message. You don’t need to change your ‘self’ or style of delivery from one situation to the next. It […]

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Why?

Passion Is Not Enough

WHY Do You Do What You Do? WHY do you get up in the morning to do work? It’s important for you, customers and clients to know that. Articulating your own personal story can explain why you do what you do, why you’re in business or want to go into business. Your story gives you CLARITY […]

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Fake Factory

Passion Is Not Enough

I made the mistake… Again. After my partner passed away I was running out of money. What’s the quickest way to make some money? I saw John, Kate and Mary over their ‘Killing it’ in an industry and I knew I could make money doing that as well. I spent the next six months creating […]

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The Greatest Enemy

Passion Is Not Enough

I jumped out of planes. Bungee jumped Performed stand up comedy. I was conquering my fears. But still couldn’t get my music out into the world. I didn’t know it back them but I became ‘Overly concerned with what other people think.’ People looking at me paralysed me. I didn’t start with the problem I […]

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The Greatest Challenge

Passion Is Not Enough

Something you’re thinking about doing that you’re not sure how to do has already been done by another person. A ——————————— B Somebody worked on the problem long before you and figured out how to get from A to B. From their experience they developed a system or a process that can be replicated by […]

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