endgame “The end is in the beginning and yet you go on.” ― Samuel Beckett

How often do you stop to think about your end game in life?

In the last few years, I have been asking this question a lot.

In order to gain more clarity I had to ask more focused questions.

What is my end game in my business?
What is my end game with my family?
What is my end game with my personal growth?

When I ask these questions, I realise that in most areas I am not very clear on my end game.

Once I gain clarity on the end game, I am able to fully focus on the journey that will get me there.

What is your end game?


What to do when things are not going to plan

19 October 2014

“We are all wonderful, beautiful wrecks. That’s what connects us–that we’re all broken, all beautifully imperfect.” ― Emilio Estevez In business and in life not everything works. Whether it is a relationship or a marketing plan, what do you do if it does not work? To be precise what do you do if it is […]

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Why you should ignore marketing professionals

16 October 2014

“Unexplained, obscure matters are regarded as more important than explained, clear ones.” – Friedrich Nietzsche To be an accountant, you have to study, pass exams and be certified by a relevant body. To be a plumber you have to practice for a few years, pass exams and be certified by a relevant body. To be […]

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How to get your prospect off the fence

15 October 2014

The answer is out there, Neo, and it’s looking for you, and it will find you if you want it to. – Trinity (The matrix) Your prospect is yet to make the decision to work with you. For some reason, she is ‘sitting on the fence.’ What do you need to do to get her […]

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It is not about starting or finishing

13 October 2014

“You don’t make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.” – Shirley Chisholm Not everyone who starts first, finish first. (Unless you are Usain Bolt). The glory of finishing first only lasts until some one else beats you. Life is not about starting and finishing. It is […]

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Are you living in your head?

10 October 2014

“If I keep a green bough in my heart, then the singing bird will come.” – Chinese proverb Whether we are building a relationship or learning to drive a car, we are conditioned to look for a step-by-step guide. For example, the publishing world is littered with lists. Here is what I picked up in […]

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Third time lucky!

2 October 2014

“Everything you want is on the other side of fear.” – Jack Canfield In the US, the average millionaire goes bankrupt at least 3 times before they become millionaires. Michael Jordon lost almost 300 games in his career. ‘Queen’ the rock band did not enjoy major success with their first two albums. The third album […]

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How to read people

30 September 2014

“We considered behaving, but it’s against our nature.” ― O.R. Melling, The Book of Dreams Do you know … Someone who turns up late is likely to turn up late in most cases. A person who lies will lie in most cases. A person who gets up early will get up early in most cases. […]

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Time is never an issue

28 September 2014

“Action expresses priorities.” ― Mahatma Gandhi The laws of space and time bind you and me. We cannot get away from it. That does not mean we need to be bound by it. We can use gravity to propel rockets and conserve fuel on rockets. Same applies to time. Most of us are unconsciously bound […]

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Why you should challenge your preconceptions

25 September 2014

“It’s amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.”- Ben Stein In the beginning, ships were built using wood. It is because wood floats on water. If you did not know anything else, this was sufficient to build ships using wood. Then several hundred years later, Archimedes helped us look […]

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