LA 024: How to find your talent, practice it and achieve greatness

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”http://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4321310/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/custom-color/06416d” height=”100″ width=”480″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] It was 4.30 on a cold and wet morning and I was choking on the stench of thick layers of years old grease behind the deep fat fryer and I was ecstatically happy as I scrubbed and cleaned the once white tiles back to […]

LA 026: The Two Enemies to Your Success-and How to Defeat Them

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”http://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4249255/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/custom-color/06416d” height=”100″ width=”480″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] FEAR is the number one reason that people never achieve their breakthrough to success. Yes, we can blame other people for not giving us the chance. We can lament that we took the wrong course. We can express concern about the uncertainty of obtaining […]

LA 023: How to Hack Motivation and Be Happy

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”http://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4321264/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/custom-color/06416d” height=”100″ width=”480″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Motivation is chemistry. That feeling you call motivation is to do with the dopamine in your brain, specifically the increase in dopamine in your “nucleus accumbens” is the brain’s feedback for predicting rewards. Dopamine is known as a neurochemical of pleasure, and sure, dopamine […]

LA 023: The Busyness Delusion – Why Your Efforts May Not Lead to Success

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”http://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4252186/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/custom-color/06416d” height=”100″ width=”480″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] He who stays latest is working hardest. It’s 10 O Clock as you turn the lights out that you switched on that morning as you leave after a 16 hour slog of a day. Grabbing a quick bite as you run for the train […]

LA 022: Why transformation fails—4 Ways people deal with change

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”http://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4244590/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/custom-color/06416d” height=”100″ width=”480″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] “Change is the only constant” goes the refrain. There would be little need for change if people were happy to stay the same as they are now. You know that change is uncomfortable. It doesn’t matter how big or small the change is; it’s […]

LA 021: How to influence someone you don’t know well—4 universal appeals

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”http://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4244532/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/custom-color/06416d” height=”100″ width=”480″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Jeff sat on a bar stool at the front of the room. He had no slides, no props, just sat and talked. Within minutes, he had everybody in the room on the edge of their seats eagerly nodding and ready to follow him wherever […]

LA 020: How to Align Yourself to Getting Things Done and Enjoy Success

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”http://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4158901/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/custom-color/06416d” height=”100″ width=”480″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Have you set yourself a SMART goal and still not achieved it? Goal setting, we know is a powerful tool in helping us focus on a specific objective and put our energy and resources towards achieving it. But did you know that human beings […]