The Client-centred Blog

Welcome to The Client Centred Blog; Free content that shares a fresh approach to thriving as a financial professional in a rapidly changing environment.

This blog has its foundation in a new understanding of the human mind that gives you the ultimate platform for creating better results, thriving under any circumstances and living the life you want.     

I invite you to explore the materials, reflect upon how it relates to you and your business and enjoy the benefits.

Twice the productivity, with half the effort and none of the stress

Is twice the productivity, with half the effort and none of the stress a realistic goal for you and your business? And whether you think it is realistic or not, how much difference would this make to you? Many business people, if not all, are on the lookout for edges they can apply that will…

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Better time management – is this ever the real issue?

A while back I did some coaching work with a client who came to me with what she thought of as a ‘time management issue’. She described her situation to me and I remarked that she did indeed have the fullest schedule I can ever remember seeing! In one week, she had something like 28…

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What does a reformed prison inmate have to do with us?

Last weekend I attended my favourite annual conference, the ‘Life 2.0 Three Principles Conference’. It was my 7th conference and in that time the number of people attending has tripled to around 900. On the drive home afterwards the friend I attended with asked me if any moment stood out for me. All the speakers…

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The paradox of goal setting

‘The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.’ Joseph Campbell A while back I enjoyed a story told by sports coach Garret Kramer about a ten-year-old girl who had qualified for a big amateur golf tournament. She was being interviewed on a sports channel and the host was asking her questions such as,…

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The truth about breaking bad habits

Reaching your next level of success is so often about what you stop doing, rather than what you start doing. Executive coach Marshall Goldsmith found this in his work with senior leaders in Fortune 100 companies. He even wrote a book about it called ‘What got you here, won’t get you there’. Great book title!…

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Without the fear, what would you do?

Fear, if misunderstood, is such a debilitating emotion. When I began my coaching practice it soon became obvious that the business and personal challenges that people experienced were almost always some kind of fear in disguise. I noticed that when people were stuck or struggling – to get clients, build a better practice, make a…

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Does goal-setting work?

As we enter a new year it is that time when many people make plans, set goals and resolve to be a new, improved version of themselves – new year, new you and all that. A couple of days ago I read that something like 40% of people resolve to either start doing something or…

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Is over-thinking your barrier to a more wonderful life?

My good friend Alex Manzi created a popular podcast called Dreamers Disease where he interviews inspirational guests about what they do, why they do it and their motivations. A few weeks ago we met up for a coffee and came up with idea of sending his subscribers a couple of questions and then using their…

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The biggest lie that holds you back

Do you know what the biggest lie we tell ourselves is? I cannot change. This false belief is at the core of why so many people get stuck in a rut, living out the same old thinking and behavioural habits, often for years. It is also apparent that one of the most common, if not…

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No pain, no gain vs. no pain, no pain

Dusan Djukich wrote in his book ‘Straight-line Leadership’, “Most failure comes from quitting too soon.” I guess we have all had projects, ideas and changes we intended to implement but, as he says, we have quit too soon. If we had stayed in the game, then we would have created much greater success. And this…

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