We may not think about it, but relationships go much further than the ones we have with the people around us. In fact some of the most important relationships are the ones we fail to realise even exist.
These are the same relationships that shape and dictate our behaviour through every day events and actions through to some of the biggest decisions of our lives.
One of the most important relationships that you may not even know you have is your relationship with ‘Risk’ – the relationship that determines when you ‘take a chance’ and ‘when you don’t’.
By the time you get to the end of this, you’re either going to like me (and this page), or you’re going to hate me.
I was part of an interesting chat the other day. Actually it wasn’t mine. I wasn’t even part of it. It was a conversation near me.
(Photo by: Marvin Ng)
Why do we accept failure so easily?
Very few people are honest enough to openly talk about what
they want. Social pressure and long held beliefs tell us that wanting more is
greedy, but there is a silent underground of achievers out there who do talk
about wanting more, and within this faction there are two camps. Those that ‘do’, and those that ‘talk!’
Those that do, not only achieve toward their goals, but many
also do their best within reason to inspire and motivate those who talk to come
across to the doing camp!
Failing is easy. Failing is comfortable and more often than not this is how the conversation goes!
You can’t work your way to wealth
Despite the social mantra, you can’t work your way to
As long as you trade time for money, you’re part of a losing
strategy and here is why.
Imagine starting your working life at the age of 20, and your first wage is worth $65,000.
The difference between being self-centred and selfish
The first point that has to be made is that these are two
So what’s the difference?
Being Selfish or Self-Centred both put you first, but the
real difference is the costs that comes with putting yourself first.