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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So you think you can draw?

This amazing video shows the winner of ” Ukraine ’s Got Talent”, Kseniya Simonova, drawing a series of pictures on an illuminated sand table that depict how Ukranian people were affected by the German invasion during World War II. The images, projected onto a large screen, moved many in the audience to tears and she […]

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Let’s get moving!

Five good reasons to do some regular exercise. New year is traditionally the time when people decide to start doing some exercise. Gym memberships are taken up, which often cost a lot of money, then not used as the initial enthusiasm disappears. Here are five very good reasons to stick with the plan to do […]

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So, what do you do?

How many times have you been asked the question, “what do you do?” and you mumble some reply that rambles on until the person who asked you wishes they hadn’t. You need to be ready to answer the question To be in control of the situation you have to be ready with a reply that […]

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New Year Resolutions – 5 days in

So how are those resolutions going? At the end of each year we decide what we want to achieve in the forthcoming year and come up with some New Year resolutions. Great idea, but the execution is often not that good. We assume that when the New Year comes, things will be quiet and we […]

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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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Eight Steps to Zero-Resistance Selling

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Maxwell Maltz’s Eight Steps to Zero-Resistance Selling When people use the term “Zero-Resistance” in relation to sales and selling they usually mean reducing the buyer’s resistance to produce a sale. However, the main obstacle to sales success is ourselves and the Zero-Resistance here refers to reducing our resistance to becoming successful, whether that is overcoming […]

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