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Removing A Key Obstacle To Authenticity

If I had a prayer, it would be this: “God spare me from the desire for love, approval, or appreciation. Amen.” Byron Katie What a statement that is above. But I know most people would probably think they don’t desire these things as much as they really do. Yet, they are usually pulling the strings […]

Enhancing Your Inner Bandwidth

“If you want to fly, give up everything that weighs you down.” I was doing some work in my office recently when music randomly started playing on my desktop computer. It was strange because I hadn’t been using Spotify at the time. I went to turn it off but for the life of me I […]

Challenging The Limits Of The Possible

“The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.” – Arthur C. Clarke I found myself expanding my own limits of the possible on Friday night last. I was one of about 50 men sitting amongst 850 women on Friday night, in a huge […]

Something To Be Grateful For

“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson I found myself in my home county, Kilkenny, in the South East of Ireland, over […]

Get Into Flow: The Key To Unlocking True Success AND Fulfilment

“It is how we choose what we do, and how we approach it, that will determine whether the sum of our days adds up to a formless blur, or to something resembling a work of art.” Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Pioneering psychologist, Best known for his work on the concept of “flow.” “All work is an opportunity to get into […]

Keeping The Fire Within Alive

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.” Plato Back in March, I sent a survey out to people on my mailing list about the inner side of business and leadership. The results were very revealing as people were very open in sharing their perspective. One of the key […]

Inspiration From The Masters

“I try not to think about the past or future too much. I love trying to live in the present. I’m going to continue to put in the work that’s got me here. That’s pretty much it” Scott Scheffler (US Masters Champion 2024) You don’t need to be into golf to get value from the above […]

One Life, Not Two

“You can’t separate your personal and professional life. They’re one and the same. Your attitude and outlook in one will always influence the other.” – Unknown “I don’t want to focus on my personal life.” Someone said this to me in relation to one of my offerings, which is a 12 month forum for business owners/CEOs. […]

The Happiness Paradox: Rethinking Success and Your Well-Being

“The happiest people don’t have the best of everything, they make the best of everything.” – Unknown “Don’t look for happiness in outcomes.” A mentor of mine said this to me many years ago, and I’ll be honest, it didn’t make sense to me. ‘But when I get ‘x’, I will be happier’, was my thought. I […]

Imitate The Daring To Cultivate Courage

“If you can’t be a genius, imitate the daring.” Eudora Welty I was chatting with someone recently and they remarked that they wished they could be more like a mutual friend we have in common, because they were fearless and brave. They were surprised to hear me tell them that that same person had told […]