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How to Let Go of Shame and Guilt and Embrace the Future

How to Let Go of Shame and Guilt and Embrace the Future

There is not a single person on this planet who has not done something they are ashamed of. Part of the human condition is feeling shame and guilt … to a degree. However, you have a problem if you are so overwhelmed by these sentiments that you can no longer function in the present. Have
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What to Do Before Visiting a New Place

What to Do Before Visiting a New Place

It’s high summer in Australia and many people are either returning from holidays or planning trips away. Do you like to travel? Are you good at it, or are you a reluctant tourist? I’ve been thinking about the best way to prepare for trips away. How do you prepare before visiting a new place? In
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The Most Popular Self-Development Books in Australia – Part 1

The Most Popular Self-Improvement Books in Australia

According to the highly reputable, Nielsen BookScan the best-selling book in Australia last year was Scott Pape’s The Barefoot Investor. Australians bought more than 500,000 copies of The Barefoot Investor. It is a financial self-improvement guide, teaching us how to become wealthy, and was first released in December 2016. It also topped last year’s best-selling
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The Most Popular Self-Development Books in Australia – Part 2

In my last blog I looked at the Nielsen BookScan of best-selling books in Australia.  The most purchased book in Australia was Scott Pape’s The Barefoot Investor – a financial self-development book.It is a financial self-improvement guide teaching people how to become wealthy. In number three was Mark Manson’ The Subtle Art of Not Giving
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The Secrets to Building Instant Rapport With Strangers

The Secrets to Building Instant Rapport With Strangers

It is a reality of life that we jell more with some people than others. It is also one of the joys of being human that sometimes we feel instantly at home with another person. We just seem to like and understand some people more than others – after all we are only human! But
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How to Master the Art of Having Interesting, Engaging Conversations

How to Master the Art of Having Interesting, Engaging Conversations

In a recent blog I looked at how to create a rapport with people you’ve just met. I covered a lot of ground. I suggested doing your research prior to meetings to learn more about individual and their interests – research the person on social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn). I also suggested using positive body
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The Secrets to Generating Publicity to Grow your Business

The Secrets to Generating Publicity to Grow your Business

I recently wrote about the virtues of blogging. Having your own website is a great way to raise your profile and credibility, and promote your business. Naturally you need to have quality content on your blog – thoroughly researched and well-written articles, strong photos and interesting videos. But there are numerous other ways to raise
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