This week I am applying Mindset 4 of the Octagonal Mindset, Generosity. Generosity Mindset is all about doing what you say you will do, regardless of how you feel and whether you want to or not. It is about being open handed and giving your time, effort and energy. Generosity goes further than integrity. Integrity creates trust and trust is essential in fulfilling our potential. If you are genuine, honest and demonstrate integrity you will build confidence and trust and it wi
Once we get started it is often not pretty or elegant and it can be a lot harder and longer than we expect before we start to see results - overnight success is a rare experience. We can become frustrated and tempted to cut corners or give up. Regardless of the challenges and however far you have to go when you respect the process you can enjoy and celebrate the journey. This week is week 3 of Ironman training and I attempt my longest ever bike ride (100 kms) all on my own!
Lots of people have the same eye colour but no one has the same iris pattern or even retina pattern. Not 2/7,000,000,000 have the same fingerprint. Most people have 2 hands but no 2 people have the same hand pattern. People may speak the same language, even have the same accent but they won’t have the same voice pattern. Things that we see as weaknesses often develop our unique abilities. This week I look to flip the script on my fears and doubts to grow my confidence in my
Week 1 and Mindset 1 of the Octagonal Mindset has been all about overcoming fear of failure. The first step in unlocking our potential is to begin but the fear of failure or being different can be intimidating enough that we never get going. When we accept that failure is just a part of life, a learning process and that we all have a 'L' plate on our back. When we understand that we are all learning, that everyone experiences failure at some point, that is when the fear of f