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Pencil drawing of Yoda

They won’t do it!

When you hear… ‘I will do it…’ vs. ‘I will try to do it…’ Which one gives you confidence? I know which phrase I prefer to hear. When you hear ‘I will try…’, challenge it if you can. Ask if …

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Rplls and rolls of oriental carpets

Are you asking for lots of carpet?

A man in Gandhi’s entourage was forever complaining about this, that, and the other. Finally, Gandhi said to him, “If it is a peaceful and calm life you are seeking, I think it will be easier if you change yourself …

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A carwash experience…

Last week I went to a hand car wash that had recently opened nearby. My car was pounced on by seven people and literally within minutes it emerged clean and sparkling. I was impressed. The team boss was watching, and …

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Paul Matthews on stage at L&Dpro munich 2021

Back on stage…

A few weeks ago I went to L&Dpro Conference & Expo in Munich. It was fascinating, and a delight, being back on stage in front of a live audience for the first time in so long.  It was also fascinating …

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Catch them doing something right

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How to Reboot Training Post Pandemic – 2nd edition eBook

How to Reboot Training Post Pandemic – the updated 2nd edition of my eBook is now available. Well over 2000 downloads of the original “How to reboot training for 2020 and beyond” and over a year later it was time …

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If I were you, I would…

We love to give advice. It makes us feel good. The passing of knowledge and experience to others in our ‘tribe’ to help them survive is built into us by natural selection. The danger comes when we advise others to …

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The idea that starts everything

Look around you at some of the amazing things people have done. Every one of them started with an idea, a thought. So, if you want to achieve anything, you need that seed thought first. Your chain of thoughts will …

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