Success coach essex “The Road goes ever on and on down from the door where it began. Now far ahead the road has gone, and I must follow, if I can, pursuing it with eager feet, until it joins some larger way where many paths and errands meet. And whither then? I cannot say” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

A monkey keeper told his monkeys that they would be having three chestnuts in the morning and four at night.

But the monkeys were furious with this arrangement.

So the keeper said they might have four in the morning and three at night, with which they were all well delighted.

The number of chestnuts remains the same. But the monkey keeper achieved his goal.

There are several paths to the same goal.

But what strangles our success is the cursed ‘how’.

We spend so much time worrying about ‘how’ instead of progressing forward.

We will never be shown the true path to our goals.

I even question whether there is such thing as a true path.

All we can do his take the next steps towards our goal and trust the further steps will be shown to us.

Remember it is the journey that makes your goal worthwhile.

Enjoy whatever path you choose to take.


What is the price?

26 August 2014

“The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” – Vince Lombardi Everything in this universe has two sides. The Yin and Yang. So does success. The other side of […]

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Mind the gap – there is money in it

21 August 2014

“Music is the silence between the notes.” – Claude Debussy A void always gets filled. A gap does not remain a gap for long. Silence has the same effect. In a conversation between two people, silence is rare. But silence has power. In selling, silence is golden. After asking your prospect a question, your job […]

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Please go backwards

19 August 2014

“Start with the end in mind.” ― Stephen R. Covey A young soldier wakes up in his army barracks one morning and begins acting very strangely. He spends all his time searching, looking under, in, behind – everywhere- in an obsessive search for something. When his commanding officer asks what is going on, the soldier […]

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Are you being used?

17 August 2014

“Anything that does not belong where it is, the way it is, is an “open loop” pulling on your attention.” David Allen I use to think I must manage my time wisely. My understanding was that time is there to be ‘used’. Now I look at it differently. All of us have 24 hours in […]

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What can great comedians teach us about building a great value bridge?

14 August 2014

“A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals.” – Larry Bird When you look at great comedians on stage, they look and sound effortless. It appears that everything is flowing smoothly and the comedian has natural talent. […]

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Why you should lead your market?

12 August 2014

“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” — John Maxwell If you want to be regarded as a leader in your field, then you must get out in front and stay there. When you are leading, there will be nothing in front to guide you. You will […]

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What to do next (when progress seems impossible)

8 August 2014

“The one thing all famous authors, world class athletes, business tycoons, singers, actors, and celebrated achievers in any field have in common is that they all began their journeys when they were none of these things. Yet still, they began their journeys”― Mike Dooley The King of procrastination is visiting you. The Queen of distractions […]

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What happens when an acorn wants to become a BMW

7 August 2014

“Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Do not bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.” ― William Faulkner One day an Acorn suddenly became aware of itself. It realised that it was next to a BMW showroom and there were no […]

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Who is pushing you?

5 August 2014

“Surround yourself with people who push you, who challenge you, who make you laugh, who make you better, who make you happy” – Unknown I was watching Pharrell Williams being interviewed on BBC TV. He was asked the reason for the popularity of the song ‘Happy’. He credits it to the producers of the film […]

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