I’ve struggled with procrastination my whole life. When I was young, I wasn't called a procrastinator, I was called lazy. I even referred to myself as lazy. I recently had a realisation that I think all so-called ‘procrastinators’ should have. One that's changed the way I look at my work and the way I do … Continue reading Why you should stop worrying about being a procrastinator
To be successful at something you need to be awesome at it first. If you’re not awesome at what you do, someday you will be found out, probably humiliated and likely hit a ceiling that will put a halt on your career. There is some good news, though. As long as you’re willing to put … Continue reading Success doesn’t just happen
The days of ‘cog-in-the-machine’ employment is coming to an end. As the information economy grows and develops, people who can do more than shift a lever or press a button on a production line are more important than ever. But, what is it exactly that we need people, in this new era of work, to … Continue reading How to make a dent and have a successful career in the new era of work
In the early pages of their book The Power of Full Engagement, Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz share a turning point in the trajectory of their business working with world class athletes. After years of helping athletes perform consistently at a high level under competitive pressure, Jim and Tony were invited by a number of … Continue reading How to manage your energy, instead of your time
In 2003, two of the greatest ever to play the game of basketball faced off in the NBA Allstar Game: Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant. The old school and the new school battled in what would, in hindsight, become a passing of the crown from one king to the next. At one point in the … Continue reading What Michael Jordan can teach you about career success
A list of every Medium article I ‘Recommended’ in 2015. Enjoy.