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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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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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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WHO Are You Being?

Passion Is Not Enough

I’ve been Steve the Factory Worker.   Steve the bass player.   Steve the stand-up comedian.   Steve the business man.   Steve the Author.   I was accepted as I presented myself.   You will be accepted as you present yourself.   Who are you being?   Who do you really want to be?

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Are You Getting Ready To Get Ready?

Passion Is Not Enough

‘Being ready’ is an illusion because there’s always more you can learn… how much knowledge and information does a person really need before they’re ‘ready?’ I dreamt of playing like Mark King in front of thousands of people, even though I’d never picked up a bass before. I first saw him play on TV back […]

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Life Happens While You Wait

Passion Is Not Enough

I spent a lifetime creating demo songs to perfect my craft. All those demo tapes once full up ended up in plastic bags in storage, never to see the light of day. This was before the Internet. Today you can potentially get in front of millions of people by clicking a button. You don’t have […]

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Future Visible Leaders WANTED

Passion Is Not Enough

Success in business means you have to be VISIBLE to an audience. When you make yourself VISIBLE, you become a LEADER. You lead people with your POINT of VIEW. It’s not about talent, being the best or knowing the most because no one cares what you know until they know you care. We all know […]

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Head Chief Supercheese And The Handsome Chocolatey Man

Passion Is Not Enough

I’m standing at the checkout and have a ballpark figure in my head, I always mentally calculate items in my head as I go round. The cashier tells me the price, but it doesn’t match the rough numbers in my head. She rescans everything and finds that the Pesto sauce was scanned twice, no big […]

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Pink Floyd, Bees and The Security Guard

I was asleep in the van with the heater on and my mobile was ringing. I opened my eyes, sat up and with my official awake and ready for action voice clicked the green button to accept the call: “Steve speaking.” The call was from head office informing me that an alarm had gone off […]

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