Inside The Mindset Of Extreme Athletes

By Saturday, July 26, 2014 2 Permalink 0

Funny how one person’s nightmare is another’s fantasy. Most would never think of getting close to the edge of a cliff, yet others leap off for a living. Whether it’s staring into the face of a charging beast, or running through the scorching desert, it’s fascinating to think what goes through the mind of an extreme athlete. How are they able to achieve such supernatural feats? As we peek into the mindsets ...

50 Greatest Quotes To Transform Your Life

By Thursday, June 26, 2014 8 Permalink 1

"Freedom lies in being bold."– Robert Frost. "Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate, our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure." – Marianne Williamson. "Let the beauty of what you love be what you do." – Rumi. "Risk more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise. Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think is possible." – Ronnie Max ...

12 Inspiring Ways Truly Alive People Approach Life 

By Tuesday, June 3, 2014 6 Permalink 0

To quote the great philosopher—Forest Gump—“Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what your gonna get.” So true. But why is it that some people get boxes filled only with the finest chocolates? Life may certainly be unpredictable, but truly alive people approach life in a way that squeezes out the positives from the unpredictable. Marcus Aurelius said, "When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege ...

9 Subtle Enemies That Will Sabotage Your Goals

By Monday, May 19, 2014 6 Permalink 0

One of the biggest bank heists in history was one of the sneakiest. $69.8 million was stolen when robbers dug a 78 metre tunnel below the Banco Central in Brazil. You’ll face plenty of obstacles and enemies as you chase after your dream. The obvious ones come through the front door; the subtle ones dig tunnels underneath you. We need to be on guard against both. Just like the frog in the ...

10 Compromises Never To Make On The Path To Success

By Saturday, April 12, 2014 4 Permalink 0

There’s no doubt success changes lives. For better and for worse. Everybody loves a great rags-to-riches story. But nobody wants to be the star of one that leaves behind a trail of destruction and regret. Compromise gives birth to regret. Your journey is filled with decisions and opportunities to move forward and succeed. The tricky part is that the journey doesn’t always follow the script right? Compromise and sacrifices are inevitable. And ...

10 Epic Ideas From 10 Thought Leaders

By Tuesday, April 1, 2014 5 Permalink 0

We'll jump straight in! 1. Cyril Northcote Parkinson: Parkinson’s Law. “If you wait until the last minute, it only takes a minute to do.” Profound and proverbial: work expands to fill the time available for its completion. We’ve all experienced this when complaining about having a month to finish an assignment, but then magically getting it done in the final week. It extends beyond the concept of time: possessions expand according to income and ...

The YOLO Effect | 7 Essentials For A Contagious Idea

By Tuesday, March 25, 2014 6 Permalink 0

YOLO. Equally the most loved and hated acronym in the world. Everyone knows what the letters stand for. In fact, I’m somewhat embarrassed to use it, but its ubiquitous nature makes it the perfect example. What does it take for an idea to explode and go viral? We’ve all got a ton of ideas and potential ventures floating around, and frankly, we’d be over the moon to have the YOLO effect and ...

6 Unique Skills To Add To Your Arsenal

By Friday, March 21, 2014 2 Permalink 0

Most people are already working on skills such as public speaking, negotiating, and self discipline. But you, like me, are probably more interested in skills looming under the radar. Here are 6 to add to your arsenal: 1. Reading micro-expressions. Perhaps as close as you can get to reading somebody’s mind. It's a common skill in the toolbox of detectives and mentalists. You may be familiar with the basics of reading body ...

Flipping Toxic Thoughts | 5 Cognitive Reappraisal Techniques

By Wednesday, March 5, 2014 6 Permalink 0

      If I told you that you were looking at the image of an old woman, you would call me delusional. But flip the image upside-down and that is exactly what you see.                   Surprise!             Successful men and women will always redirect the course of negative thoughts and situations into advantageous ones. What if you were able to start flipping obstacles into opportunities? To see breakdowns as breakthroughs?  This powerful change in the trajectory of ...


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