Tag Archive: discipline

Work hard. Live humble.

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Small, determined steps. Consistently.

Why Should I Work Hard?

Because I want to love what I’m doing so much, that I don’t need to check Facebook every half an hour to distract myself. Because when someone asks me “how is work?”, I… Continue reading

Sir Walter Raleigh

Wise men [should be] like coffers with double bottoms; Which when others look into, being opened, they see not all that they hold.

Four Leadership Traits.

The aim of this article is to explore the four traits that I believe are embodied by great leaders, and ones that can be applied across a range of different disciplines. Is there… Continue reading

Welcome to Apatheia.

I’ve come to the conclusion that I’d be happier with (far) fewer possessions. This is the logical conclusion of one who has realised that more material possessions do not only not make you… Continue reading

Rumi

Every moment I shape my destiny with a chisel. I am a carpenter of my own soul.

Advice to a Young Man Hoping to Go Somewhere – Ryan Holiday

Great advice to someone starting out on a new career, or achieving a new goal. I’ve listed just a few (my favourite) points below, but strongly recommend you take some time to read… Continue reading

No shortcuts.

As much of a cliche as it may sound, it appears that a sub-section of todays society chases materialistic goals. This is through no fault of their own, they’re bombarded with messages throughout… Continue reading

Inspired.

Inspired by film. Inspired by pictures of gyms, by pictures of roads less travelled. Inspired by peoples achievements, by conversations. Inspired by everything around me.

Opinions – from Gym Jones

A number of statements I agree with, and a very good article amongst other very good articles. Yeah, go to your local gym and see what passes for work. Even the people engaged… Continue reading

Equilibrium (Film)

Prozium – The great nepenthe. Opiate of our masses. Glue of our great society. Salve and salvation, it has delivered us from pathos, from sorrow, the deepest chasms of melancholy and hate. With… Continue reading

Hysterical Strength (and Thinking)

I was watching a TV show other day about stories of people allegedly exerting almost superhuman levels of strength in times of extreme danger/panic. One example was of the lady who saw her… Continue reading

Details. Details. Details. DETAILS.

I believe that one of the (few) defining characteristics of successful* people is their attention to detail. By observing more closely, by seeing more than just the initial observation, one has more information… Continue reading

What would your perfect day look like?

This is the question that was posed to me recently by a friend training to practice NLP (neuro-lingustic programming). It’s a simple enough question, but one that requires an answer in the kind… Continue reading

Al Pacino’s Inch By Inch speech – Any Given Sunday

Full speech I don’t know what to say, really. Three minutes till the biggest battle of our professional lives all comes down to today. Now either we heal as a team or we’re… Continue reading

Jamie Oliver – TED talk on food education