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This is a section from my book PowerLift Your Career  Try smiling more. It apparently takes twelve muscles to smile and one hundred and thirteen muscles to frown. Grab eye contact with as many strangers as you meet on your travels. Look into their eyes and smile, for no reason. “When you smile at another person, the physical action releases endorphins in your brain. “Endorphins are called nature's happy drug.” -- Brian Tracy Endorphins make you feel great and give you the confidence to take on the world. The most popular and influential people you encounter are always smiling. Empathy is...

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Every 2 hours and 11 minutes a person under 25 commits suicide. A person with Autism is 28 times more likely to have suicidal thoughts. 1 in every 4 people suffer from depression at some stage in their life.  As parents, we tell our children that we love them but what we must now do is teach them to love themselves. The Affirmation Star is a fun and simple way to encourage your child to say kind words to themselves.

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Let me ask you... what is it you’d like to achieve over the coming year? By this time next year what would you like to look back on and say yep! I did it? From my own personal experience I’ve learned that you have to be specific about what you want. So it’s not about what you don’t want it’s about what you do want, something that you can measured, something that you can quantify, something that you know when you’ve  reached it.  Example “I want to redecorate every room in my house”  A child could look over your house...

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Trying to carry the weight of the 🌎 world is always going to result in pulling some muscles.   For me it's been physically and mentally tiresome over the last few months. The stress of promoting something you believe in is enough to knacker you out.However, I really believe that each of us is born with a gift, and I know that sounds a bit cheesy but it's not all Woo Woo.I'm not asking you to believe me or even agree with me, all I'm suggesting is that you look at some of the ideas I share in my book and...

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After reading Ken Blanchard's book Ravin Fans I learned that there are many ways for business owners to turn existing customers and clients into Ravin fans. There are four levels of customer service  Meet Expectations  Exceed Expectations  Delight your customers Amaze your customers It's your job to look for ways to Delight and Amaze everyone you interact with. In this technological fast paced world, it can become very easy to replace human interaction with processes and procedures.It's so rare to experience amazement that when it happens it literally is a delightful shock.This usually forces a person to tell telling anyone who will listen about the fantastic...

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