Jun 17

Master Coach Training – January 2013

By Robert Holmes

I think running a business in the 21st Century is one of the most amazing privileges that can be afforded to me. I am humbled by the quality of people that have come to join us in the endeavour. I am amazed at the depth of field, and range of opportunities that stand before us. […]

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Jun 16

Relax And Be Productive

By Sue Hefren

By Tony Schwartz THINK for a moment about your typical workday. Do you wake up tired? Check your e-mail before you get out of bed? Skip breakfast or grab something on the run that’s not particularly nutritious? Rarely get away from your desk for lunch? Run from meeting to meeting with no time in between? […]

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Jun 15

Why Paying Yourself First Is Key To Getting Rich

By Sue Hefren

By Robert Kiyosaki They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. Study the diagrams above and see if you can pick up some of the distinctions between the two stories: If you’re financially intelligent, you can see important distinctions in the diagrams above. The Power of Cash Flow   The first diagram depicts […]

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Jun 14

Freeconomy Modelling

By Robert Holmes

Mark Boyle is a crazy Irishman. He decided that, starting on “Buy Nothing Day” in 2009, he would live without money for a year. He wrote a book about his experience titled “Freeconomy” and a great blog site called www.justfortheloveofit.org. Yeah OK, living without money is a pretty radical idea, but Mark invested himself heavily, […]

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Jun 13

Going After What You Want

By Robert Holmes

Last week I talked about the power of modelling – finding someone who has what you want, finding out what it took the to get there, then copying them. Being inspired! This week I want to delve into going after what you want. I recently sold my car, and I was without one. I knew […]

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Jun 12

Too Many Options

By Robert Holmes

There is a psychological phenomena called “option fatigue” which results from the over-abundant alternatives and options we face, especially in the West. There is an excess of choice. Sometimes what looks like a personal problem is actually situational or environmental problem. What looks like lack of motivation (laziness) turns out to be fatigue (exhaustion). We […]

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Jun 11

Check Your Values

By Robert Holmes

Have you ever been in a meeting, which had an agenda, but the discussion wandered around from topic to topic, or someone took it off in a direction you would never have predicted. I was in a board meeting like that recently. I was there as an observer. The meeting kicked off with the usual […]

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Jun 10

What to do with “I Don’t Know”

By Robert Holmes

By Robert I Holmes Being a parent is very close to being a coach – at least that becomes more and more true as they get older. We transition from being over the kids, to being ahead of the teens (or at least trying to be), to being beside our adult offspring. Of course I […]

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Jun 08

Reducing Stress

By Robert Holmes

Most of us think we’re smarter than average, quicker than average, weigh less than average and that our choices are better than average.(1) Can we really also be so good? Take stress relief for example. Most of us, when asked to list our top five ways of de-stressing, think of what we do – and […]

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Jun 06

Who’s Listening to You?

By Robert Holmes

Marketing is simply the process of telling someone about a cool thing you want to share. It might be a sermon, a blog post, a youtube video, a product or a service. When I talk to people about marketing, I discuss the various aspects related to the process. I use a very simplified model (not […]

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Jun 05

Holding on to your Dreams

By Robert Holmes

Sometimes you have a big dream in your heart, something you know belongs to you, and you should have it. I’m not talking about idolatry, greed or violent things… I mean destiny – calling – vocation. It should be yours. A friend of mine knows he’s supposed to crack the one-to-many training environment. Another knows […]

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Jun 04

Internal Struggle

By Robert Holmes

Have you ever lent a friend money when they were desperate? My friend was pretty desperate, and had asked before, but this time it was serious. I explained our situation, the conditions under which we’d lend and so forth. But after agreeing… I found myself judging their choices fairly strongly. I just didn’t agree with […]

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Jun 03

Let’s Make a Deal!

By Robert Holmes

Will power. Most of us want more of it. We lament when we lack it. It’s a limited resource that we get new every morning like the milk that used to be delivered in glass bottles to the door. That will power resource is depleted one decision at a time, until at last we have […]

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