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Pass it on, it’s your job!

“Success isn’t just about what you accomplish in your life, It’s about what you inspire others to do.”

Early this year I was working with a senior Executive team who were extremely open about the fact that no member of their teams could replicate what they do. At first, I thought that what they were referring […]

The Voice vs The Noise

‘What we think about when we are free to think about what we will – that is what we are or will soon become.’
―A.W. Tozer

Intent, purpose and self-belief may be in place, but something else can get in the way of our success—I call it ‘the noise’. It’s the thick, static noise, like a […]

Motivation Trumps Skill

‘Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.’ ―Thomas Jefferson

For decades, motivation has been a major management and leadership issue. It has been the subject of many research studies by figures such as Fredrick Herzberg, Abraham Maslow, John Hunt and Clayton Alderfer. Many of their […]


 ‘You are energy. What you think begins it. What you feel amplifies it. What you action will determine what happens next.’

—Renée Giarrusso

Tapping into your mind, heart and body from an energetic level can greatly assist self-motivation. When you are in sync with your motivations, you are more aware of how others are motivated.

My brother […]

Map and Design Motivated Performance


Motivation is a simple and often underestimated topic, and it has fascinated me for over a decade. It is the fuel that lights people up. Many executives are unaware of what motivates them both at in intrinsic and extrinsic level. How many people do you know—this could be you—who […]