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Introvert Extravert?

I was just talking to my eldest daughter, who is at a conference in Sydney for Pete Godfrey’s Crocodile Marketing. I’d have loved to be there as well but another project kept me away. However, Lesleigh was talking about how tired she is after two days of constant interaction with others, and gets the distinction…

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WordPress Hacking

This site runs on a lovely piece of software called WordPress. It is Open Source (meaning available to anyone for free) and used on millions of websites around the planet. It has a commercial arm as well, so the company is able to employ software programmers to make sure WordPress is stable and secure. I…

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Lessons from Software Updates

Have you ever noticed how, when you’re staring a deadline right in the face, your computer forgets what a printer is? Or your printer decides it doesn’t like the paper size? Or some other weird never-happened-before glitch shows up in your work day? That happened to me when I was on a project deadline in…

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How to Get What you Want

Since reading Money Isn’t the Problem, You are a couple of weeks ago, the idea of ‘want’ being a negative has really stayed with me. I’ve long advocated that negative thoughts and ideas are highly useful, because they give you contrast. That is, when you are experiencing something in your life that you don’t want,…

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Top 10 Time Wasters in a Busy Society

Time is the most valuable commodity we have! When you waste your precious time, you’re actually preventing yourself from achieving the things you desire. Here is a list of the top ten time wasters. If you find yourself spending too much time on any of these activities, try changing some of your habits so your…

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Seven Ways to Boost Self-Esteem

  Everyone needs to feel a sense of self-worth and healthy self-esteem in order to live a successful, contented life. While some people look to others and their material success to gauge their own self-worth, the most important assessment is how you feel about yourself. By taking the steps to build your own self-worth and…

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9 Time Saving Organisation Tips

Organization is a real art, and is so difficult for some people that they feel as if they’re just meant to be unorganized. The truth is, however, is that none of us are meant to be unorganized! We’re a species that functions better when we have structure in our lives. Without structure, we live in…

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Learning To Cope With Things Out of Our Control

As I write this, bushfires are raging across Victoria and New South Wales, and floods are inundating North Queensland for the second time in a week. Hundreds of people have been killed by the ferocity of the events, thousands of homes have been destroyed, and many thousands of people have been left homeless, many with…

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Getting Back on Task

After a long break, or a really relaxing short break, it can be really hard to get back to work! I know it often takes me a few days to feel like I’m really focussed and in the flow of the working week again. And every day there are dozens of tasks calling your name, both…

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10 Power Words to Motivate You

No matter where you are on your life journey, setbacks can cause disappointment and a loss of momentum. Whether it’s a new career you’re working towards or an overall appreciation of life, every step towards fulfillment can seem financially, emotionally, or psychologically draining from time to time. To boost your confidence, here’s a list of…

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