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The importance of confidence

It’s incredible to think of the impact confidence has on the results people achieve in so many different walks of life. Whether it’s on the golf course, a job interview, speaking in public, communicating your fees, asking for referrals… the list is endless. In so many situations confidence is critical. Why? Well in the absence …

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What’s your “pre-shot routine”?

Any professional golfer will happily confess that they have their own “pre shot routine”: habits that they have developed to help them to execute every single shot to the best of their ability. Much of that routine will be mental and involve a fair amount of visualisation about the swing, where they want the ball …

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Profitable Practice Management – Part 3

Executing the plan In this, the third in our 9 part video series on profitable practice management, we explore how to make sure you execute your plan effectively.

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Quote of the week

Change does not happen when your circumstances improve; chage happens when you decide to improve your circumstances Paul McGee

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The worst thing about meetings is…

Answers on a postcard please. Whatever your personal views, I suspect that your response would likely include one (or more) of the following No clear purpose or objective No agenda Too long Boring (nothing new or interesting) Not inspiring or motivating Doesn’t start on time, stay on track or finish on time Lack of interaction …

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A cure for Procrastination

We are all guilty of procrastination to some degree or another. However we choose to rationalise our failure to take action, there can be no question that it is the single biggest reason that great ideas never see the light of day. This, combined with our obsession with short term results, mean that few businesses …

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The missing ingredient?… Accountability!

One of my “pet hates” is seeing a person, business, organisation fail to realise their full potential due to a culture where accountability isn’t particularly high on the radar. I believe that in many cases it is purely a lack of accountability that stops people or organisations achieving their goals. When I set up SBCL …

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Top 2 tips to maximise your effectiveness (part 2)

Last week I asked you to try to start your working day by NOT looking at your Inbox, but to focus instead on YOUR top priorities before  allowing the urge to take a look at the dreaded Inbox to take over. Today, as promised in that post, I want to look at the second key …

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Top 2 tips to maximise your effectiveness (part 1)

Over the more than 35 years of my working life I, like many other people, have tried and tested many different time management and personal effectiveness techniques, some more successfully than others. Getting “stuff” done is a constant challenge. In many cases, getting the right “stuff” done is an even greater challenge. With so many …

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The Olympic Attitude

Well, it’s finally here. After all the hype and the seemingly endless torch relay, the opening ceremony of the London Olympics is just a couple of days away. On Friday evening every single athlete that walks into the Olympic stadium during the opening ceremony will be enormously talented. Indeed being enormously talented is simply the …

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