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Is it possible to be scared of success?

Imagine this conversation – ‘What are you thinking about? You look worried.’ ‘I have nothing to wear.’ ‘I’m pretty sure that’s not true – can you be more specific?’ ‘For the Oscars. I have nothing to wear to the Oscars.’ … Continue reading

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Should you quit if it isn’t perfect?

Let’s assume that you worked through my 20:18 exercise and set yourself three goals for the year. Let’s also assume that having done all that reflection, you’ve ‘closed the books‘ and have set to work on achieving those goals. It’s … Continue reading

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Perfectionism: friend or foe?

In my previous role, I used to do a lot of interviewing potential members of staff. One question I avoided asking was ‘what would you say is your greatest weakness?’ as I never found the candidates’ answers very enlightening. It’s … Continue reading

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