Posts Tagged 'strategy'

Deleting messages what about conversations

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I was going through my phone the other day deleting old text messages. I like a tidy inbox :)

It is quite easy to delete a text message or even and email – just a click of a button. But what about the meanings and the feelings that were associated with them.

I was recently at an event where a presenter asked the audience to carry out a test. Most of us did. I did – of course ...

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Are children afraid to lose?

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I listened to my neighbor playing football with his son in the garden and I had to restrain myself form interrupting.

Every time the father scored a goal the boy explained why that goal did not count, every time he missed a shot he argued that the goal was in. His total focus was on winning. I did start to wonder where the pleasure was for either of them – but that was just my values and beliefs interfering.

Then I started to see ...

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Feet in or feet out?

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Are we incompatible or perfect partners? If you have a sleeping partner (in your bed rather than your business) how do you sleep? Does one like lots of bed clothes and the other want all the windows open? Or like me and Bob does one want their feet out of the bed (me) and the other like to be tucked in (Bob)?

As we went through the same nightly bed sheet battle we have been having for 12 years I wondered ...

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How good is your strategy?

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I am not sure if you have a copy of Make More Money from Property, my second book launched in March, yet, but my whole philosophy is to focus and make money from what you know.

If you have no money, but know how to invest in property (or any other business skill) then why not focus on selling your skills and time for cash – as many times as possible. I was just talking to a mentoring client ...

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Predicting the future or just guessing?

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What is the difference between guessing an outcome and predicting it? Bob and I had this as a “debate” as we travelled down to Exeter the other week …

The conversation meandered for a while before drawing the conclusion that I “predicted” things by gathering data and then calculating the odds of something being correct based on other environmental factors. While Bob used guessing to short cut the process, he claimed it was a speed thing – I suggested it was ...

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