Are you struggling to make a change? Stop relying on Motivation and focus on the power of habit.

Motivation. It’s one of those funny words. You see motivational quotes on Instagram and watch motivational videos on YouTube. A quick google search reveals thousands of articles written by personal development bloggers on how to become more motivated. We read articles and listen to podcasts hoping to find some magic […]

The story of ‘Alcoa’ and how one simple habit, can lead to monumental change.

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One day in October of 1987, Paul O’Neill was announced as the new CEO of Alcoa, a company that for many years had been one of the largest producers of aluminium products in America. They literally made everything from the teapots in your kitchen to the components used in gigantic […]

Manufactured for success: How to design your environment so that good habits flourish.

  Products of our environment.  The dominant view of human behaviour in the early 1900s was that of behaviorism, sometimes referred to as Behavioural Psychology. The central idea being that human beings are mere animals, and that all of our behaviours are simply the result of environmental learning. Fortunately today, […]

How to use Psychology to destroy your bad habits.

Introduction Habits. We all have them, maybe you have a habit of biting your fingernails or perhaps you have a tendency of swearing too much during conversation. However habits are much more powerful than that. An innocent game of blackjack can turn into a financially devastating gambling addiction. The habits […]

How to develop the mindset of a champion: 5 lessons from Sports Psychology.

“Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them – a desire, a dream, a vision.” – Muhammad Ali   I have recently finished reading the fantastic book “The Champion’s Mind”, written by world-renowned mental game coach Dr Jim Afremow.  In this book […]