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Discipline is…

Discipline is…

Time to read: 42 Seconds Naked Leader Week 1073 – Monday 13 May 2024 Discipline is… Destiny As coined by William James in the late 19th Century I had to really apply it when I secured my first ever writing ‘gig’ – a weekly column for ‘Computer Weekly’ – 500 words on any subject I…Continue Reading

It’s Not Just About Income

It’s Not Just About Income

Time to read: 13 Seconds Naked Leader Week 1072 – Monday 6 May 2024 It’s not just about Income Honestly – the number of companies, and sales people, who go on and on and on about revenue… Who really cares what your revenues are? What are your costs? What’s your profit? And most crucially, how…Continue Reading

7 Best Selling Books Rejected By…

7 Best Selling Books Rejected By…

Time to read: 70 Seconds Naked Leader Week 1071 – Monday 29 April 2024 7 Best Selling Books Rejected By 12 or more publishers… 1. Zen and The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance – Robert Pirsig (1974) 121 Rejections – 4 million copies sold to date. 2. Chicken Soup For The Soul – Mark Hansen and…Continue Reading

Pavlov’s Cats

Pavlov’s Cats

Time to read: 50 Seconds Naked Leader Week 1070 – Monday 22 April 2024 Pavlov’s Cats When I had a proper job, I came home at pretty much the same time each evening. And my two cats knew – ‘Ah David’s home – feeding time’, and they headed towards their bowls. And I followed and…Continue Reading

Pass That Exam – Free Audio!

Pass That Exam – Free Audio!

Time to read: 3 minutes Audio 30 minutes Naked Leader Week 1069 – Monday 15 April 2024 Pass That Exam – Free Audio! How to Pass that Exam (please forward to anyone you know who is sitting an exam) 0. Listen to this free audio – it is designed to embed your study learning deep…Continue Reading

The 8 Secrets To WOW Projects…

The 8 Secrets To WOW Projects…

Time to read: Forever Naked Leader Week 1067 – Monday 1 April 2024 Monday 1 April 2024 1. Projects are complex thingies, so ensure your project proposal reflects that 2. To get it approved promise massive financial benefits 3. Have at least two co-owners – it splits the workload, which is only fair 4. Focus…Continue Reading

If You Nod Off In A Meeting…

If You Nod Off In A Meeting…

Time to read: 18 Seconds Naked Leader Week 1066 – Monday 25 March 2024 If You Nod Off In A Meeting… When you wake up suddenly, you need people to know you have been following events, so simply say: “I think its very important to remember what we want to achieve here”. Three reasons this…Continue Reading

Do It Your Way

Do It Your Way

Time to read: 51 Seconds Naked Leader Week 1065 – Monday 18 March 2024 Do It Your Way Last week I had a coaching session with a young, smart and ambitious guy who works in the retail sector. He is good enough to, one day, be the CEO of his company, and I told him…Continue Reading

3 Amazing Things About Your Brain

3 Amazing Things About Your Brain

Time to read: 71 Seconds Naked Leader Week 1064 – Monday 11 March 2024 3 Amazing Things About Your Brain On a recent Zoom call with a network of Academic Psychologists, I asked this question: What are the top three little known, surprising and wonderful things about our brains? After much discussion, debate and, eh,…Continue Reading