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#110: Step out again and again

#110: Step out again and again

Yesterday, I had the wonderful opportunity to give my Step out of your comfort zone workshop 7 times in a row. Yes, you heard me right, I gave it 7 times, one after another. It was for a company’s annual kick off meeting. We were up in the mountains, surrounded by...
#109: What triggers you?

#109: What triggers you?

Years ago, I used to get a little panicky around 5pm on Saturday nights. Why you wonder? When I was a teenager, I used to work in my parents takeaway shop and Saturday nights were the busiest night. We had to get everything ready by 5pm as once the shop opened, the...
#108: Do nerves ever go away?

#108: Do nerves ever go away?

Last night, I gave my second 5 keys to create a side business free webinar (1) and about an hour before, I could feel the nerves coming. It made me wonder if nerves ever go away? Throughout the year, I give a number of speeches, either at Toastmasters or in companies...
#107 – Letting go of documents

#107 – Letting go of documents

This morning, I managed to let go of a large pile of documents. They’ve been weighing on my mind for a while. I’ve been meaning to scan them and they just piled up and up. I used to have even more but a couple of years ago, we went through and scanned everything....
#106: Fear of missing out

#106: Fear of missing out

Are you afraid of missing out? It’s when you have your thumb in so many pies because you think you will miss something? I wrote about this in an old blog post (1) and I was reminded of it again. I often wonder why I have to face the same lesson again and again before...
#105: Meal planning and activities

#105: Meal planning and activities

I sat down last night and planned a basic meal plan (1) for the upcoming weeks. When I say basic, it’s truly basic, Monday: beef, Tuesday veg, Wednesday chicken, Thursday veg, Friday fish. Each night, I have listed three recipe options per evening which I can cycle...
104 – Eating the accounting frog

104 – Eating the accounting frog

Yesterday, I managed to sort through my clothes and the only reason I was able to do it so quickly is because I had a baseline. I put in the effort beforehand, so getting back to the baseline wasn’t so hard. Once you get things to a certain level, it’s easier to...
#103: Start somewhere

#103: Start somewhere

When I announced my new challenge last week, I received a number of helpful ideas about how to get started with automating and delegating tasks. They were mainly about getting systems setup for eating properly. This was a good reminder to get the basics like the...
#102: A new challenge

#102: A new challenge

As I work with people to overcome procrastination, many struggle with boring tasks or tasks they do not want to do, for example administration work, repetitive work or accounting. It is understandable that they do not want to do this work however it still needs to get...
#101: Happy Healthy New Year

#101: Happy Healthy New Year

They say that health is the most important thing. It’s one of the things we take for granted until we get sick. Over the Christmas period, I came down with what I thought was a small cold so as usual, I pushed through, doing all the Christmas activities, meeting up...