The Important Power You Should Never Surrender

You only have to spend a few moments in heavy traffic or a couple of minutes on Twitter to discover that otherwise normal people can lose their minds at the slightest thing. We seem to be living in a new cultural moment where small things can cause major problems and...

The One Big Question To Reduce Stress In Your Life

The pace of modern life means that so many of us can end up feeling stressed, worn out, short-tempered or worse. Does it have to be this way? In today’s episode I want to share with you a very simple question that can really change how you filter the many...

What I Learned on Yesterday’s 185km bike ride

Yesterday I woke up at 2am and drove two hours in the dark to start at 185km bike race in near freezing temperatures! Today’s podcast is all about how events like this teach us that there lies within us so much capacity and potential that we rarely use. I want...

Why You Don’t Need To Overcome Every Fear

It’s easy to feel that we should all be able to step up to our fears and overcome them. Much personal development literature seems to suggest that if we follow a simple series of steps then personal freedom is just around the corner. However, what if there are...

Creating Luck and Executing When It Happens

Hi everyone, after another four week US speaking tour I’ve just got back to Australia and I’m ready to get back into the daily podcast. Flying from Honolulu to Sydney on the way home I watched a brilliant new movie called Danger Close starring the...

What Determines The Quality of Your Life Experience?

What if just one thing was shaping your entire experience of life? What if just one small process was changing your daily happiness…or lack of happiness. Today I want to share a very short quote with you from Dr. Tara Schwart. It’s an issue that has been a huge part...

Which Zone Defines Your Life?

Today I am sharing with you a very simple but very powerful insight from a man who knows what he is talking about. He suffered extraordinary torture and brutality so I feel he has the right to our attention. He makes the simple point that the world is split between...

Are you prepared to suffer for what truly matters?

Today I’m responding to a listener question about how I ended up becoming a professional speaker, podcaster and author. Was it by choice, random accident or deliberate planning? In this episode I want to talk about the key factors that can shape the life we end up...

The Danger of Self-Sabotage

Ever wondered why so many people in Hollywood end up in rehab? It can’t be a coincidence. There seems to be some kind of unusual relationship between what we think about ourselves at the deepest of levels and how much success we will allow ourselves to...