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Money, money, money – how do you get rich?

Money, money, money - how do you get rich?

I’m not poor, but… If you’re already rich, or at least have as much money as you want, then this may not be for you. However, if you see people doing things that only your lack of money prevents you doing, then read on. A lot of people who couldn’t be described as poor have […]

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I should be so lucky (lucky, lucky, lucky)

I should be so lucky

There’s a form of farewell used by Londoners that fascinates me. “Be lucky”, they say as you are parting. Although similar to saying “good luck”, “be lucky” suggests that you have some choice in the matter and that you can decide to be lucky. But can you? What is luck? You can find all sorts […]

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Goooooooooooooooooooooooool!

Goooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool!

If you’re not a fan of football (or soccer as it’s usually called in North America) you may not realise what the title of this post refers to. It’s the word “goal” screamed at top volume by a South American commentator when someone scores a goal, and it’s intended to last as long as possible. […]

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Do we need to feel the fear before we do it?

Eliminate fear

In Susan Jeffers’ famous book of the same name we are told to “Feel the fear and do it anyway”. This is a great piece of advice since it enables us to act in the face of our fears, making it more likely that we will be successful in any endeavour. But how realistic is […]

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Think and grow rich

Think and grow rich

It can’t be that easy, can it? If it was then everyone would be rich. Well, it’s not just about thinking, you need to take some action too, and that is often where people fall down. However, let’s stick with just the thinking bit for now. Thinking is hard work. So hard, in fact, that […]

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Stop the train!

A friend of mine told me a funny story about something they had seen on a train near London some years ago. This was back in the days when passengers could open the doors themselves. The train stopped and a man got up, opened the door and stepped out. Unfortunately there was no platform there […]

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How do you get what you want?

There’s a very funny bit in the audio version of “Unlimited Power” by Tony Robbins where he talks about goals. He says that when you ask most people what they want they say (he uses a funny voice), “I dunno?!?”. He goes on to make the point that if you aren’t clear about what you […]

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