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Mastin Kipp Interview – Live Your Purpose

36 – Life – Live Your Purpose, Interview with Mastin Kipp Dec 3rd, 2017     What is purpose? Where does it come from? Why do some find it hard to uncover? Mastin Kipp is an American entrepreneur, best-selling author, and renowned public speaker. Mastin is the creator of Functional Life Coaching™, an innovative, unique and accelerated approach to creating …

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How to Write a Book – Part 4 – Heather Ness

You wanna write a book! This is part 4. Missed any of this series? Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Now on with the celebrations! – Robin     Celebrate. You just wrote a book! Reward yourself! In fact, for every subgoal or step along the way, reward yourself for finishing that step. But put some thought into how you …

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Oliver’s Brighton – The Opening Party

Wizards of Brighton   OK, let’s address the Harry Potter shaped elephant in the room. Oliver’s Brighton is not associated, nor endorsed or connected with JK Rowling, Warner Brothers or the Harry Potter franchise. All Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts products sold are official Warner Brothers licensed products.  But damn. If you fancy something a bit magical and happen to be …

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How to Write a Book – Part 1 – Heather Ness

Heather Ness She’s the author of Broken Heroes: An Unofficial Guide to the Trauma and Psychology of Marvel’s Defenders (that’s an affiliate link, just a heads up) Heather’s also been on the podcast to talk superheroes, comics, cartoons and more. She also did The Psychology of the Legend of Zelda at Atlanta Anime Weekend. Check out what else she’s doing …

Being nice for no reason

I’ve been having a shitty day. I’ve spent 4 hours getting to Avonmouth. Trains were cancelled. There were no taxis. I waked for 30 minutes through industrial land, muddy footpaths, HGVs tearing past. I delivered a presentation that I was ill equipped to do -it needed in depth technical engineering know how – but I muddled through and no, sorry, …

Feeling lost? Free event to get you back on track.

I’m a prime example of what can happen without a plan. I climbed my way to the top of the corporate ladder and wondered why I was there and why I was so miserable. I had been coasting without a plan, drifting from island to island, mixing my metaphors and ending up on a sandbank of misery (OK enough of …

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Making Decisions in the Mushroom Kingdom

I wonder if I ever told you about a friend of mine, from the Mushroom Kingdom, who was forever talking about visiting Green Hill Zone… but there was always something somehow… It just wasn’t the right time… they couldn’t afford it this year (the coin blocks were empty)… they had way too much work on (rebuilding after Bowser’s latest escapades)… …

Goal Setting for People Who Hate Goal Setting

Goals! So last week I was talking about my goals so let’s do something that makes loads of people roll their eyes so hard that they look like they’re warging. Goal Setting! Yes, I know, groan. Work goals, SMART goals, targets, oh my god can you fucking not?   Well tough tits, it’s my blog and I’m doing this today, …

Taking Control

Last week was a tough week. Changes are afoot for me, my living arrangements, the business, and more. After some of these changes my landlord ramped the rent up massively – the old me would have sulked, blamed the world, my current housemate for leaving, the landlords for being greedy, my employers for not paying me enough, anyone in the …