• 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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  • High Performance Habits
  • Mindset

Scientifically Proven Key To Health & Happiness

It’s life’s big, magic, ultimate question really… How can we live longer and stay happy? As it turns out there’s a definitive, scientifically proven answer to that question. And it’s a pretty simple one: relationships are the key. Our culture teaches us that a ‘good life’ is the result of working hard and achieving a…

Paul Blackburn |

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  • Success

Why You Need A Personal Success Routine

My middle class baby boomer life went off a cliff in 2003 when I was diagnosed with terminal cancer. Recovery brought me a ‘second chance’ and the usual question arose. “What would I do differently?” Many personal bests followed. I wrote a best seller, deepened a forty year (happy) marriage into the type of relationship…

Paul Blackburn |

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  • High Performance Habits

What You MUST Know To Reach Your Goals

Personal development blogs, magazines, podcasts, blogs and books have long touted the importance of setting goals. Why? Because, simply put, goal setting is one of the most effective success tools there is.  Gail Matthews, PhD, professor at the Dominican University in California, conducted a study by tracking the success rate of 149 individuals, male and…

Paul Blackburn |

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  • Mindset
  • Money

How To Punch Above Your Financial Weight

With economies struggling, banks flailing and governments stretched to help everyone, now more than ever it is up to us to create our own financially secure future. Success in the financial arena relies on our ability to realise that money in itself is just an idea. We don’t have to look at a 50 dollar…

Paul Blackburn |

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