Being at the top is always a mixture of skills, hard-work, knowledge and luck. The first two are within your control. The last one is a bit out of your control but you still can influence it. Below I will try to explain what you have to do in each and one of these areas.
Skills is what helps you interact with the world around you. In consulting quite ...Continue Reading →
T.S. Eliot was clearly onto something when he asked, “If you aren’t in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?” The very act of stepping outside of your comfort zone is critical to your success and well-being.
Our brains are wired such that it’s difficult to take action until we feel at least some stress and discomfort. In fact, performance peaks when we’re well out of our comfort zone. If you’re too comfortable your performance suffers from ...Continue Reading →
7 positive traits found in the most successful consultants.
There are a number of things successful people do differently than the “mediocre majority”. If you learn to develop these good habits, you’ll get much more done during the day. Consequently, you’ll have more freedom and time to do the things you really like to do.
Here are seven positive traits I commonly see among the most productive consultants, coaches and entrepreneurs:
- Start your day early. Those who get up early ...