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.

Why mental clarity is the biggest game in town

Imagine someone who absolutely needs to be in the moment. For safety’s sake. Say someone like a surfer who is out there in the ocean hanging ten. Picture this surfer riding a huge wave. Can you see how thoughts don’t help the surfer? What’s the surfer doing? Paying attention to the wave! Information about what…

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Never be derailed by adversity again

There is no question that many, if not most, businesses have been severely affected by the lock-down. For instance, if you are a retail outfit then you have had no choice but to keep your doors shut. A similar situation with restaurants and bars. Advisory firms have been unable to operate as normal. It has…

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Are you ‘sharpening the saw’?

In Stephen Covey’s book, ‘The 7 habits of highly effective people’ he shares an analogy: Suppose you were to come across someone in the woods working feverishly to saw down a tree. “What are you doing?” you ask. “Can’t you see?” comes the impatient reply. “I’m sawing down this tree.” “You look exhausted!” you exclaim….

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Why I stopped meditating

“We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.” Pierre Teilhard de Chardin I remember becoming curious about meditation, probably twenty years ago or maybe even longer. Reading the local newspaper one day I saw that there was going to be a local talk on Transcendental Meditation…

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Where is the opportunity in forced change?

It is said that a week is a long time in politics. Well, that saying seems to apply to just about everything right now! If the lock down (only!) lasts a few weeks, then my guess is that most of us will be tempted to get back to ‘business as usual’ as quickly as we…

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The biggest Megatrend of our time

Last year at one of my events at Henley Business School, Kimberley Hare, our speaker for the day, put a poster on the wall that read: “Uncertainty is inevitable, insecurity is optional” We humans have a fascinating relationship with certainty, don’t we? So often we try to desperately hang on to what we know just…

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How to stay centred in turbulent times

As you know things have escalated rapidly with the Coronavirus situation. Very few of us will remain unaffected and most of us are having to make significant adjustments to our lives. *We have lost our freedom to travel and in some cases are having to self-isolate. *The markets have tumbled. *There are real implications for…

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My favourite Warren Buffett quote

Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors of all time and one of the world’s wealthiest individuals. He also has some very astute observations about life. He was in discussion with another super successful person, Bill Gates, and one of the subjects they touched upon was productivity. Buffett said, ‘Busy is the new…

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What will make 2020 your best year yet?

What will make 2020 your best year yet? This seems like a worthwhile question to give some thought to and yet the answer may be somewhat different to what many people imagine. We are living in a world where we seem to be constantly on the treadmill of getting things done. After all, who isn’t…

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The surprising truth about happiness

“If you are doing things in order to be happy… you’re doing them in the wrong order.” Michael Neill Although happiness is something that is hard to define it is something that we seem to want more of in our lives. There are dozens of books written on the subject and articles seem to pop…

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