Success is measured by how much fun we have

January 26th is the day we celebrate our luck at living in this amazing country. So why that date and what is the history behind this united Australian identity day. On the 26th of January, 1788, Captain Arthur Phillip took ‘formal possession of the Colony of NSW’ by unfurling the English flag at an area which is now known a …

CHINESE YEAR OF THE DRAGON

If my second niece/nephew arrives on its due date, it will be born into the Chinese year of the Dragon which begins on the 23rd January 2012. According to the Chinese belief, those born in the year of the Dragon are highly likely to excel in life, due to their strong personality and determination. Not a bad sign to belong …

Has Christmas Screwed You Up?

Would you agree that the two most important days in a child’s year are Christmas and their birthday? And if you asked a kid, “What is the best part of Christmas or your birthday?” most would say, “the presents“. We all love gifts! There is something special about ripping off the paper to discover the mystery that lies underneath. I …

A guaranteed way to become more passionate and motivated

“Extraordinary passion is a symptom of an exceptional mission.” – Robin Sharma   The 2 most important days of our lives are: The day we were born The day we found out why we were born Everyone is born to do something.  Everyone has a purpose. Our purpose is to serve in someway – to add value to our planet or other …

A little but really useful guide to achieving FREEDOM

“The secret of happiness is freedom.  The secret to freedom is discipline.” When I look back on why I started a business, it was because I was after freedom and fulfillment.  Freedom financially – so I could do whatever I want – whenever I want.  I was also after a deep sense of satisfaction and fulfillment from life. It took …

Slow Down – We Are Moving Too Fast

We are moving too fast. Our brains are working over time.  Thinking is the biggest consumer of energy. And sadly most of our thinking is scattered thinking instead of concentrated thinking.  That is, we are jumping from one thought to the next. I recently spent 3 days camping with an amazing guy – Terry Hinze who runs a company called …

How you FEEL is more important than what you THINK

When something happens to us that we don’t like, it typically creates a negative feeling or negative emotion (e-motion :energy in motion). Unfortunately we can hold onto this feeling for some time. For example – you park your car for 1 hour and put enough money in the meter to last for that hour.  However, you get caught up and …

The Fisherman And The Banker

This story has been around for a long time, and it illustrates a very poignant point. If we are continually striving so hard for success, we can easily miss the point that success is not just about the accumulation of wealth and power. What is it that you really want in your life. Think about this carefully, and ask yourself …