Keep Stepping! Blog

Keep Stepping! Blog

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Before you begin.....

Before you begin.....

Posted: Fri, 02 Jan 2015 13:41

At the start of 2015 there is no doubt much to consider about the year ahead and the things you want to achieve. Personally I'm a great believer in having a worthy goal to work towards but even more important are the steps you will take along the way.

Before you begin...consider where you are now and... Read More »

Living Courageously!

Living Courageously!

Posted: Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:00

The picture may make some of you gulp, but I'm not talking about living dangerously, or necessarily jumping out of an aircraft in a 'semi-controlled' environment as my son did here... but if we want to live a life of adventure, boldness and creativity ...we will most certainly miss it if we live in the... Read More »

The Motivational Leadership Style

The Motivational Leadership Style

Posted: Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:01

Leaders with a motivational leadership style have a God-given ability to encourage their team-mates at just the right moment. Leaders like this are on the constant look-out for sagging shoulders and dull eyes and they move quickly to inject the right kind of inspiration into those who need it most.

They... Read More »

One simple way to stress less

One simple way to stress less

Posted: Tue, 19 Aug 2014 07:00

During a speaking engagement, I stopped and asked the audience these two questions:

"How many of you feel weary in life?"

"How many of you feel like you just don't know how much longer you can keep going?"

Can you guess what percentage of the audience raised their hands? 20%, 40%, 60%, 80%?

What astounded... Read More »

What is it you want?

What is it you want?

Posted: Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:25

I called a coach supplier this morning with a complaint. On one of my journey's last week the supplier messed up so badly that I managed to miss the connecting coach journey to my final destination. The problem wasn't just that I'd missed it, but that I was left with the task of searching through local... Read More »

The power of 'words' in business

The power of 'words' in business

Posted: Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:43

Having just completed another week of speaking at business conferences and schools, I am struck again by the importance of the words we use. There is an old scripture which says 'The tongue has the power of life and death'.

Which would you choose to have spoken over you? Life or death?

We can all probably... Read More »

Small steps are ok!

Small steps are ok!

Posted: Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:45

Do you have a big goal?

If you don't, I suggest you have one for your life, as having big goals helps us to see the real potential that we have; But if you do have a goal and you're feeling like you're not going to make it...

Fear not...

Whilst it's good to have goals that are beyond our reach it can sometimes... Read More »

The smaller wins count!

The smaller wins count!

Posted: Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:00

Giving 100% of you 100% of the time isn't really possible, yet so many of us put ourselves under the pressure of trying to be perfect in everything we do. Much of what you do on a day to day basis is driven by the thoughts you have and the actions you take.

Yes, some days the sun is shining and every... Read More »