Summary: By being consistent, focused, having the right guidance and patience to wait for delayed gratification, you’re on the right path to achieving your goals.
Continue reading “18 minutes quicker in 5 months? This is how I did it”
Summary: Examine your relationships at work – a manager might be unconsciously the reason for someone’s poor performance. Be aware of the Pygmalion Effect and don’t let it affect you and your teams.
Continue reading “The forgotten lesson about leadership – the Pygmalion Effect”
Summary: Empathy instead of subconsciously putting yourself in someone else’s shoes and “consoling” them by applying your perspective to their goals.
Continue reading “If someone falls short of their target – don’t make it about yourself”
Summary: The healthiest way of accepting compliments is The Assertive Way, in which you don’t diminish yourself and you don’t oversell your accomplishments. You acknowledge your effort, learn from your success and grow.
Continue reading “Accept the compliment and shut up”
Summary: You don’t need to come up with a completely new product or a ground-breaking innovation to be successful in business – make it easy for your customers and they will love you.
Continue reading “Your competitive advantage is how you treat your customers”
Summary: If you are more of an introvert and manage / work with extroverts, you first have to acknowledge that they are different to you and then above all let them speak and don’t kill their enthusiasm. Also, train yourself in the extrovert ways.
Continue reading “How to survive in a room with an extrovert”
Summary: Change what you want and can change. Accept what you can’t change. Explore, though, whether what you’ve deemed unchangeable really is that.
Continue reading “Choose what you stress over”
Summary: Start doing before you begin finding reasons why not to or looking for other things to do. Be faster than your excuses.
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Summary: Healthy carb-loading, appropriate pace, no ice during the race.
Continue reading “Learn from my mistakes – Great North Run”
Summary: In 1983, 61-year-old man named Cliff Young ran an 875 km ultramarathon from Sydney to Melbourne and won it, breaking the previous record by two days. Learn from his story – full of lessons for business and life in general – and be like Cliff Young!
Continue reading “Cliff Young – a guy whose story you need to know”