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How to Develop a Growth Mindset!

Growth Mindset is a thought theory developed by Dr Carol Dweck, it has been around for so long, as is so well received that it seems to have suffered the curse of all great thinking - adopted by the mainstream, diluted over time, and inevitably Growth Mindset has become little more than white noise in... Continue Reading →

Why there will always be more power in giving!

The Go-Giver is a business book written by Bob Burg and John D. Mann.  This book was published back in 2007 when I was a full-time recruiter. Working in an industry that is so focussed on getting, I was used to the mindset of always be closing and the deal, at any cost but this book changed my... Continue Reading →

The Six Thinking Hats and how they impact you!

Presented by Edward de Bono in 1986, the Six Thinking Hats is a thought experiment and roleplaying technique used to sense check decision making.  It can serve as a team-based problem solving and brainstorming technique, and can also be used as a solitary tool when there is a focus on overcoming cognitive biases. The human... Continue Reading →

Cognitive Biases and how they impact your life!

Cognitive biases are hot topics in psychological circles and it is an area that is sure to invoke some heavy debate. A cognitive bias is like a lens, through which we 'see' or experience our individual version of reality. All of us have cognitive biases that are formed because of our experiences, preconceptions, environmental, social... Continue Reading →

How to get to know yourself in five steps!

Historic people can be defined easily in a single sentence, this sentence is the legacy of that person. Abraham Lincoln's sentence would be: "Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, he saw the country through the Civil War and successfully campaigned for the abolition of slavery". Some people know themselves from an... Continue Reading →

9 Characteristics of Deeply Creative People

believe that all human beings are creative beings, but there are definitely different levels of creativity. The world that each of us perceives is created by our senses as we make sense of the stimulus within our environment. Creativity is in everything that we do, it's not just a person sat with an easel on... Continue Reading →

How storytelling can elevate your authentic power!

How storytelling can elevate your authentic power! As a boy, growing up on a council estate in Manchester, my favorite day of the week was Thursday because the mobile library came to visit. My primary school, like many in deprived areas, had a painfully limited library. The mobile library was an initiative that allowed schools... Continue Reading →

Make room to be happy in life by creating a routine

The daily routine examples that I have seen over the years have ranged from the sublime to the ridiculous. I have posted previously about Hijacking Habits without making life hard! and a good daily routine will empower you to maximize on the opportunities that become available to you by freeing up the power in your mind... Continue Reading →

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