Make Friends With Failure

This can be tough to hear, but our ability to be successful correlates with our tolerance of failure. If you ‘can’t’ fail, you can’t succeed. Getting things wrong, making mistakes, learning and trying again- THAT is how we progress at everything we learn. There is no route to success that bypasses failure along the way. […]

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Living Feisty: Overcoming Adversity

*FEISTY* adjective: feisty; comparative adjective: feistier; superlative adjective: feistiest (of a person, typically one who is relatively small) lively, determined, and courageous. – Oxford Dictionary   I’ve been thinking a lot recently about what it means to be feisty. This is my favourite definition so far. I love how it doesn’t require someone to be […]

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“A Rising Tide Raises All Boats…” and how that relates to our attitude to success

How’s your attitude to success? In business, competition, and life generally, there are times where it is tempting to look at success as a zero-sum game. That is, that when others win, I must lose. And in the smaller picture, perhaps there’s something to that. If you get the job and I don’t, yes, I’ve […]

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Your Own Script

There’s a traditional social script that tells people they ‘should’… grow up, go to university, get married, have children, work in a job that bores them moderately or that they hate, drudge through their weeks waiting for the next holiday, retire and THEN whatever is left, they get to enjoy… Maybe the social script you’ve been taught is more along the lines of ‘girls […]

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