In sports, the word pressure is used liberally. We all know people in high-pressure jobs or situations. The question is what is pressure anyway? In this context, it is used to describe harassment or oppression as dictionary.com would define it. We talk a lot about external pressure, pressure from family,
Every day can be viewed as a challenge. A chance to go one step further. An opportunity to face adversity and grow. If you are an athlete, compete with someone better than you. If you’re an entrepreneur, sit down with someone with more experienced than yourself. Learn from these encounters
Following everyone else’s lead is safe, takes little effort and rarely leads to anything extraordinary. Nine times out of ten, we follow the crowd. It isn’t our fault that things are this way, we are just hardwired to take the path of least resistance. If more people took a different
Planning is useful, research is necessary, pre-launch work has to be done. A lot of the time though these things can get in the way of actually starting something. I am 100% guilty of this myself. Filled notebooks, Evernote, Google Sheets and Docs with ideas, budgets, marketing strategies etc. Yet
There is something incredibly fun and exciting about planning a trip away. I can lose hours to Skyscanner, hotel booking sites and Tripadvisor. The time spent planning flies by. My complete loss of a sense of time I attribute to two things. Escapism and ‘flow’. I love travelling, I love
Crushing it is when you feel invincible, like everything you touch turns to gold. It is when we feel at the height of our powers. We’ve all had our moments when everything just feels like it is going right and we are used to giving the praise to ourselves. Then we stumble.
Losing focus is easy to do and is part and parcel of our ‘always on’ environment. There are so many distractions, so much to see, to do, to hear, to watch. Sometimes we forget, even if only for a second, what is important to us. I lose focus quite easily.
It is one of the biggest pleasures in life to celebrate someone else, their milestones, their achievements and show them what they mean to you. It is something I personally haven’t been great at but believe I am addressing. This year I have decided to do something big to celebrate a
67 days. 67 Consecutive days of writing and posting something. In reality, I never thought I would get anywhere near that number. I started out with the intention of sharing ‘something’ every day, it just happened to be that writing was the habit I fell into. I would have been
This is a short post on having a job or work in general. When your goal is running your own business full time but you have taken on work, any kind of work, there are really only 3 things that matter. What will I be paid? What will I learn?