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In the hands of the gods!

Ok, so you’re running a business, and you obviously want it to be successful. Do you do everything within your power to make it so – or are you leaving it in the hands of the gods? In other words, do you believe that the success (or failure!) of your business is down to you; …

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Camels are on the horizon!

I recently read this article about camels on the horizon and from a fixed or growth mindset point of view I thought I’d be interested in people’s opinion on the theory? Please leave your comments below! The founder of Dubai, Sheik Rashid, was asked about the future of his country, and he replied, “My grandfather …

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Competition or Collaboration?

What’s better, competition or collaboration? The trait of being ‘competitive’ often gets a bad rap, and that isn’t necessarily a bad thing. For some people, being competitive gives them an edge – the drive and motivation to succeed in all areas of life, love and business. These are the people who don’t take no for …

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Moral Dilemma!

Moral dilemmas; Sometimes I feel like one of those agony aunts or uncles they used to have in the tabloid papers; the ones where people would write in and ask for advice on whether or not they should sleep with the milkman because they think their partner’s cheating with the barmaid. I recently had someone …

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Love the one you’re with.

Love the one you’re with! A well-known comedian does a bit as part of his stand-up act where he talks about him and his wife ‘spending quality time together on their phones, at separate ends of the sofa’, and jokes that it’s not his wife’s fault that she’s, ‘not as interesting as a phone. No …

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Choose a Growth Mindset!

You may well ask how can I choose a growth mindset? It doesn’t take a genius to work out that someone with a negative, defeatist mindset is going to find it pretty hard to achieve any success in life. We all know someone like that don’t we? – someone full of scepticism; someone who second …

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