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Success v Perfectionism

Success v Perfectionism

Psychologists have long since recognized the perfectionist complex as one of the most destructive to human growth and development. Many people use it as an excuse. Making a statement such as… “when I learn to do it perfectly, I’ll start being successful”, is a...
Are you admiring the right people?

Are you admiring the right people?

A few Saturdays ago, my wife noticed a man cleaning the gutters of the house next door. She asked him how much this would cost? He had very little English but told her he would inform his boss. That evening, his boss knocked at our door and agreed to have the job done...
Who is the only person we can change?

Who is the only person we can change?

If we step back today, we’ll discover that we’re still in control of our lives. We still have the power to create significant positive change. When we are faced with any situation we always have two choices: Accept the situation as it is or take self-responsibility...
Stop trying to motivate other people…

Stop trying to motivate other people…

Motivation is often seen as something we can ‘do’ to another person.  This is not so, we can’t motivate someone else to do something… try getting your kids to study! What we can do is, create an environment that people will be engaged to motivate themselves. ...