THE BUSINESS BRAIN BLOG


Outcome-led thinking, the secret to getting what you want

Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP was founded on the science of human excellence). John Grinder and Richard Bandler joined forces and modelled genius to create the field. A distinction I observe in high achievers is they know what they want in... Read more
14.10.2019
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Mission Possible

Most serious companies, including most of the Fortune 500, have corporate mission statements. Mission statements are initially designed to provide direction and focus to employees within an organisation, an enduring statement of purpose. A... Read more
14.10.2019
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The Art of Happiness

I spend a huge amount of time coaching people on various skills and topics. One that may surprise you is happiness. Many businesses help create success but not always an infrastructure for generating happy staff/employees. Creating happiness as a... Read more
14.10.2019
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9 rules for young business people

This week is the last on relationships so, i thought i would answer a common question i get from many young people i meet in my work. "What can I do with my life?" What an extremely tough thing to figure out: what to do with your future when... Read more
14.10.2019
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Elon Musk and his Failure Mindset

Musk seems like a go-to-guy to learn how to fail successfully. Failure is probably the least of his worries, rather a necessity. Click Here to Watch : Elon Musk Explains Failure Video In his own words: "Failure is an option here. If things are... Read more
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Three qualities that help cultivate grit when faced with adversity

GRIT is one of the biggest contributors to being successful This is especially important in the early days of starting a business. You'd agree most of the time things don’t go the way you would like. It would be nice if it were easy, but it... Read more
14.10.2019
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Your brain is doing this and it may be changing your reality

Before you started reading this article (which I'm grateful for) your brain has already taken in millions of data points and observations around you. Not just externally but the responses you made internally. It's logged it all. The challenge... Read more
14.10.2019
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Move from stress into mindful awareness with these six simple techniques

How much time do you spend to actually think and consider what matters most in your business, life and career? It is a question I needed more than ever in different stages in my own life and now I want to share it with you because the impact of it... Read more
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Do you know a David Brent?

David Brent is a cultural icon of how not to do leadership. Deluded. Irritating. Arrogant. Sexist. Foolish and above all utterly ignorant to the fact that he was totally incompetent. Ring any bells? Even though he is a caricature of many... Read more
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Pursuing the Impossible

Roger Bannister is a true legend of sport and specifically someone who utilised failure as a powerful force towards greater things. At the 1952 Olympics he was a hot favourite - but failed miserably. And he was gutted – so much so that he spent... Read more
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It’s not working out! Keep trying

The inventors and aviation pioneers ORVILLE & WILBUR WRIGHT battled depression and family illness before starting the bicycle shop that would lead them to experimenting with flight. After numerous attempts at creating fling machines, several... Read more
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Upping Your Business Game

Upping Your Business Game: Bringing Leadership into 2017 Core Growth Topic 1: Increased attention on curiosity. Curiosity has topically been a leadership trend throughout 2016 and will continue into 2017. The beauty about curiosity is that it... Read more
14.10.2019
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The top 4 causes of stress and how to overcome their effects

I don't believe I've met anyone who at one point in their life has not experienced stress. It can show up and be experienced in different ways and if you're aware enough you may be able to feel it in a certain part of your body. Here's the... Read more
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New to leadership? Here are the common communication challenges you’ll face and how to deal with them brilliantly

Here's the truth. Leadership is hard but a necessary and worthy skill and quality to pursue. It's so so fundamental that in a study of 14,000 businesses by the European commission among four other traits leadership was ranked in the top three traits... Read more
14.10.2019
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How to overcome the fear of failure

The fear of failure is a crippling vice that keeps many from starting and achieving their personal goals. Our past, the perception of others, the wrong advice giving by those who mean us well but don't have our ambition and much more. All of... Read more
14.10.2019
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Mirrors and windows. An insight into how we see ourselves and the world around us

Mirrors and windows : Is EQ for YOU? The key to successful interactions with people – relationships, if you like – can be simply described with the following metaphor. You can choose to look at that moment using a mirror or a window. If... Read more
14.10.2019
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GRIT – The biggest asset to being successful

Most of the time things just don’t go the way you would like when starting a company. It would be nice if it was easy, but it usually is not. Frankly, startups are hard as hell. There are a lot of character qualities that can help you succeed. For... Read more
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How to discover, tame and activate your egos to supercharge your thinking

Find yourself an ego. This might sound like an odd phrase to start with but it's exactly what it says it is. Knowing first that study and discovery of ego isn't about how pig headed you are or how people experience you. It's about your unconscious... Read more
14.10.2019
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How to know what drives you and what your values really are

If you have ever worked in selling you will likely know about hot buttons. They are the values or emotions which drive our behaviours. Although some people like to think of themselves as rational human beings the reality is that all of us are... Read more
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The Principle of Living to our own Limiting Beliefs

We can learn about this principle (surprisingly) from a jar full of fleas. If you fill a jar with fleas and place the lid on the jar, the fleas will jump and hit their heads on the lid. But leave them for a few days, and the fleas will adapt to... Read more
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The greatest minds and how they treated failure

Not everyone who's on top today got there with success after success. More often than not, those who history best remembers were faced with numerous obstacles that forced them to work harder and show more determination than others. Next time you're... Read more
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Managing peoples ‘maps of the world’

Our conscious awareness has a limited number of 'chunks of attention'. In order to make sense of the huge amount of information that our senses take in each moment from the world around us, we unconsciously filter it. We have to do this... Read more
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