The short but powerful guide to finding your passion

Following your passion can be a tough thing… but figuring out what that passion is can be even more elusive.

5 ways to find work you love

One of the keys to happiness — as well as productivity and effectiveness at work — is finding work you love, that you’re passionate about. Work you want to do, instead of just have to do.

9 simple daily habits to ignite your passion

It turns out passion is not as elusive as we think.

Don’t just wish – make your dream a burning desire

Wishing will not bring riches. But desiring riches with a state of mind that becomes an obsession, then planning definite ways and means to acquire riches, and backing those plans with persistence which does not recognize failure, will bring riches.

One key to setting goals you will actually achieve

When people consider a particular goal, they often worry about the time commitment: ‘If I start a business now, it could take years to make it profitable.’ Such thoughts reveal a total misunderstanding of the nature of time.

How to make your beliefs work for you

None of us make decisions based on reality itself. We make decisions based on our beliefs about reality.

What’s a mindmap? Get some examples

What is a mind map? Put simply, it’s a type of diagram, used to help you outline information in a visual format. But really, a mindmap can be anything you need it to be.

How to achieve your dreams, despite everyday pressures

Do you have dreams you want to pursue, but never seem to have the time because of the twin demands of work and family?

How & why you might want to create a belief board

If you don’t believe you’ll succeed, then some parts of you will resist your goal, and your progress will be frustratingly slow.

The 3 do-what-you-love conundrums

I make a living doing what I love, and doing what you love for a living is fantastic.

Don’t die with your music still in you

What if you currently live a very comfortable lifestyle and you have a lot of assets? How can you justify running off to do what truly makes you happy if it might put all your current assets at risk?

The number 1 dream killer: Doing what works

I don’t know about you, but I want more than just security. I want to live, not simply survive.

Dreams can overpower conscious thoughts

When dreaming is believing: Dreams affect people’s judgment, behavior

Crazy talk: The do-what-you-love guide

When I wrote the first words of my blog, more than five years ago, I had no idea those few keystrokes would change my life.

Respect matters more than money for happiness in life

Research suggests that overall happiness in life is more related to how much you are respected and admired by those around you, not to the status that comes from how much money you have stashed in your bank account.

Entrepreneurs pray more, see God as a personal, interactive being

American entrepreneurs pray more frequently, are more likely to see God as personal, and are more likely to attend services in congregations that encourage business and profit-making, according to a study by Baylor University scholars of business and sociology.

How ambitious goals lead to greater satisfaction

A study by assistant marketing professor finds people are more satisfied if they set ambitious goals, as opposed to conservative goals.