Results don’t define you

One of the detractors from living a happy, flourishing and prosperous life, is to play the zero sum game of comparing ourselves to others who we determine to have it ‘better’ than ourselves. While there are some studies that suggest comparing ourselves to others who are ‘worse off’ than ourselves, can positively impact our happiness … Read more »

Beyond Happiness – The A to Z of Intentionomics – #047 Faith

Living a ‘good life’ means more than just happiness! In this video series I’ve selected from 101 keywords and discuss how each word can impact your potential to live a more happy, flourishing and prosperous personal and work life. This is keyword #047 – Faith When you have complete trust or confidence in something or … Read more »

Intention is the enemy of boredom

If you’ve ever been to one of my presentations, you’re more than likely to have heard me quote my Dad’s mantra for life. Dad says “If you want to get stuff done… do stuff!” The key however, is to hold yourself accountable for doing the right stuff that will move you closer to your goals … Read more »

Get Over Yourself… You’re Not That Special

I think Liz and I might be bad parents… or at least that would be my conclusion, if I chose to listen to the number of other parents that I’ve met over time who believe their children are so special, have high IQ and above average in a range of other ways. But surely Liz … Read more »

Happiness without context has no meaning

If someone asks you “Are you happy?” how would you respond? Would you just say, “Yes” or would you add some caveats like “Yes… fairly (or mostly, or sort of, or even absolutely)”? I was asked this very question recently and just to share with you my immediate response, which was “Yes I am”, I … Read more »

Beyond Happiness – The A to Z of Intentionomics – #046 Failure

Living a ‘good life’ means more than just happiness! In this video series I’ve selected from 101 keywords and discuss how each word can impact your potential to live a more happy, flourishing and prosperous personal and work life. This is keyword #046 – Failure. Henry Ford said “Failure is only the opportunity to begin … Read more »

Intentional Gratitude In Moments Of Truth

Each of our personal and business lives are dotted with moments of truth – those moments that can stop us in our tracks when we become consciously and mindfully aware of them. Sometimes they teach us a lesson, other times the lessons are there for us to learn, and yet the moment just passes by. … Read more »

Intentional Emotional Intelligence

Many of us live in a world of work where we are constantly being asked to do more with less. The cut and thrust of the corporate world is constantly applying pressure to innovate in order to be able to compete where there’s a fundamental sameness about most products and service offerings. In this post … Read more »

Is The Pursuit Of More Is Ruining Christmas?

I’ve posted before about the “I can’t believe how fast this year is flying” syndrome, but it’s only early October, and have you noticed the major retailers are slowly slipping in a few Christmas items for sale? I’ve been interviewed on a number of radio stations around the country recently about this very topic. For … Read more »

Information wants to be free

In his book “FREE” author Chris Anderson explains that information wants to be free, and the internet has enabled that to happen. The internet and the way we use the internet to source information, readily available at our fingertips, has changed many aspects of our lives. When we can’t remember the name of ‘that guy’ … Read more »