Is it OK to be motivated only by making money in business and work?

When my team and I coach and mentor clients, one of the first exercises we do is to get people to identify and write their Personal Mission Statement – much like a Mission Statement of an organisation. In the Personal Mission Statement they are to succinctly outline their primary reason for doing what they do in business or career. It might be to serve people, to help customers maximise enjoyment,…

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The Real Reason We Resist Making Positive Change in our Life

Humans are strange animals. We congratulate ourselves on our many and varied achievements and unparalleled intellect. Yet we are quite possibly the only animals that don’t do the things we know we need to do to be happier and more fulfilled. We self-sabotage consciously and unconsciously.  Self-deception is a very powerful force in our lives. Other animals don’t have the same burden. They have much simpler brain hardware that is…

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