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Big Rocks vs Little Rocks : An Outside idea

Big Rocks vs Little Rocks : An Outside idea   In the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey tells the story of a professor who takes a jar and fills it up with big rocks. He holds the jar up for his students to see and asks them if it’s full.The students say...
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The Never Ending To Do List : An Outside idea from Rebecca Cheetham

The Never Ending To Do List : An Outside idea from Rebecca Cheetham   As a mental health and wellbeing specialist, I’ve spent many hours chatting to people about how shifting back to “real life” has been feeling a little overwhelming. Although we may have that feeling of excitement as pubs and restaurants are opening,...
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Kelly Drewett Kaydee Web

Blog like a Pro : An Outside idea from Kelly Drewett

Blog like a Pro : An Outside idea from Kelly Drewett For many of us, running a business is not so much about raking in a shed load of money. It’s about having enough to create a comfortable, enjoyable lifestyle. Building a business can add meaning to our lives and give us a platform to share a...
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Why you procrastinate and what to do about it

Why you procrastinate and what to do about it It’s Friday and the deadline for that task you’d been putting off since Monday is in a few hours. You wanted to get started earlier, you really did but for whatever reason – you have many – Monday just wasn’t right and neither was Thursday. Efforts...
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We become what we think about : An Outside idea

We become what we think about : An Outside idea “Our doubts are traitors and cause us to lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.” ~ William Shakespeare.George Bernard Shaw said, “People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I do not believe in circumstances. The people who get on...
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Practice makes permanent : An Outside idea from Ali Sinclair

Practice makes permanent : An Outside idea from Ali Sinclair As a Worklife Empowerment Coach, I am passionate about helping people improve their work lives. This doesn’t necessarily mean they need to change jobs or companies, most often any changes a client is seeking usually start with creating the space to build self-awareness. In a...
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Do something nice : An Outside idea

Do something nice : An Outside idea Meet the world’s nicest car salesman. He holds a world record for the most cars sold in a year.   Most American car salesmen average four or five sales a month. But not Joe Girard. Joe sold 13,001 cars over the course of 15 years – roughly 72 cars...
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Ripples of Kindness : An Outside idea from Sandi Marshall

An Outside idea from Sandi Marshall : Ripples of kindness The boring bit………Random Acts of Kindness day began in the United States when, in 1995, The Random Acts of Kindness (RAK’s) Foundation was founded in Denver, Colorado.  It was seen as a movement to inspire good and promote RAK’s. The first actual RAKday was in New Zealand...
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Work life balance

Work-Life Balance : An Outside idea

Work-Life Balance : An Outside idea This week I met with a business owner who has a partner and 2 young kids. They we’re hell bent on building a successful business and were working some incredible (and unsustainable) hours as a result. Rising at 6am, they would work until their young workforce came online at...
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