• Emotional Intelligence

How To Set Your Children Up For Success

For years now, there’s been much discussion of the vital role emotional intelligence plays in creating a successful life and living it with ease and grace. Despite that, we don’t often talk about emotional intelligence with reference to building an emotionally intelligent family unit or raising our children. Several generations ago successful parenting meant feeding,…

Paul Blackburn |

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  • High Performance Habits

How To Get Into The Peak Performance Zone

Too often people think of the peak performance zone as the domain of world class athletes and performers when in truth, the experience is universal. ‘Being in the zone’ is a fantastic feeling and the ability to regularly get into the zone is one of the most vital skills for life mastery. So, what exactly…

Paul Blackburn |

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  • High Performance Habits

What Dying Can Teach Us About Living

“The peace each of these dear people found before their passing is available now, without having to wait until your final hours. You have the choice to change your life, to be courageous, to live a life true to your heart, one that will see you pass without regret. ” Bronnie Ware, The Top Five…

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  • Fear
  • Mindset
  • Success

How To Use Failure To Your Advantage

Do you remember being sent to your room when you were a child because you’d been wrong, bad or you’d failed at something? As the memory comes back to you, see if you can also recall the feeling that you had about yourself and the situation at the time. For most of us, the awful…

Paul Blackburn |

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  • High Performance Habits

How To Change A Negative Habit

On any given day, most of what we do, we do out of habit. Daily life runs on a familiar, comfortable routine – we get up at the same time, drive the same roads to work, eat lunch, run errands, drive home, turn on the television and go to bed. The result? We form daily…

Mary Blackburn |

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  • Fear

Imagining the Worst Might Be The Best

The hard choices – what we most fear doing, asking and saying – are very often exactly what we need to do. How can we overcome self-paralysis and take action? In his short, practical Ted Talk (which has almost three million views), entrepreneur and author Tim Ferriss encourages us to fully envision and write down…

Paul Blackburn |

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