The Power Of Questions: Shift Your Focus

“If I had an hour to solve a problem and my life depended on the solution, I would spend the first 55 minutes determining the proper question to ask, for once I know the proper question, I could solve the problem in less than five minutes.”
–  Albert Einstein

Questions are powerful tools. When you change the questions you ask yourself, you change the direction of your life.

Remember, it’s not the events of your life that determine how you feel and act, it’s meaning you create from the experience.

Learning to ask empowering questions – especially when something bad happens – is a critical life skill that will ultimately shape the meanings you create and therefore the quality and direction of your life.


Modeling Success – How To Get On The Fast Track

Some of us learn from other people’s mistakes; the rest of us have to be the other people.
– Zig Ziglar

Let me start out today’s post with two ‘what if’ questions:

1. What if there was a faster and easier way to achieve the results you’d like to achieve in life?
2. What if there is a way to shorten your learning curve for anything you’d like to master in life?

Would you be interested?

Of course you would… anyone would!

Well, there is and that’s what I want to talk about in today’s video.


How To Use The Ultimate Success Formula

Let me start this post by sharing one of my favourite quotes:

“There are no secrets to success. It is the results of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure”

– Colin Powell

A lot of people ask me how they can have the success they want in their life. They ask, why am i struggling when other people are succeeding? Why aren’t things working out the same for me?

Although there will be a number of reasons for this I can generally boil it down to one of four things they are not doing.


“I Don’t Know What I Want!” 7 Reasons “Why” And A Remedy

“But I don’t know what I want!”

I’ve heard this so many times over the years of coaching people. It can be really daunting to be asked the simple question, “What do you want?”

As one lady said to me when I asked her that four word question, “Colin, I know what my boss wants. I know what my husband wants. I know what my children want. But I haven’t got a clue what I want!!!”

You may relate?

We all go through this. Me included. I’ve hit this roadblock many times in my life and the accompanying feelings of confusion, frustration and loss of hope that go with it.


Stop Making Excuses and Start Taking Action

“Excuses change nothing, but make everyone feel better.”

– Mason Cooley

In today’s video I want to share how to stop making excuses and start taking action.

Do you ever find yourself creating elaborate stories about why you aren’t achieving your goals or achieving the success you really want?

Of course you do, we all do to varying degrees.

Don’t believe me?


The Circles of Life – Which One You On?

“When writing the story of your life, don’t let anyone else hold the pen.”

― Harley Davidson

The Circles of Life. There are only two of them, and we’re all living on one of them!


How To Achieve Anything You Want In Life & Business

Have you ever wondered why some people seem to just get the things they want with ease and others struggle? Maybe you’ve experienced finding it easy to achieve your goals in one area of your life whilst in another area of your life what you want


How To Find Your Purpose In Life – Today!

You have a purpose. You were born for a reason.

Do you believe that?

You’ve probably asked yourself questions like these many times: “Who am I?” or “Why am I here?” or “What am I meant to be doing with my life?” In fact, it’s rare to meet anyone who hasn’t asked themselves these or other similar questions many, many


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Raise Your Standards & Change Your Rituals!

This is such an excellent video by Tony Robbins. His message reinforces how important our daily rituals are and how they are linked to our standards.

After you have watched Tony’s video ask and answer this question: Where in my life are my standards too low? Then raise your standards and back them up with rituals because rituals = RESULTS!


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