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THE FOUR DISTRACTIONS

What are the four major distractions that stop us achieving our dreams?

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Do you spend too much time on Facebook?  I know I do.  Every day I promise myself I will not waste any of my previous life tiddly-diddling around on Mark Zuckerberg’s amazing invention.  But here’s the thing.  Facebook is actually far from being your biggest distraction. It’s not the thing that stops you living in the here and now, experiencing every wonderful thing this beautiful planet has to offer. It’s not the thing that stops you from building the business of your dreams or the project that makes a difference to the world. No, there are four bigger distractions than Facebook – the Four Major Distractions that stop us from experiencing  every entrepreneur, change-maker or activist from achieving their dreams.  Here’s what they are:- Read More

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The Future is Back to The Future

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Today is a very important date. Why? October 21st 2015 is the day Marty McFly and The Doc arrived in the ‘future’ in Back To The Future. Today you’re bound to get an email flying into your inbox about it, and here’s mine!

Did they get it right? Well, it’s true that we do have hover boards, Nike have released some pretty cool boots to celebrate 30 years of BTTF, we don’t quite have a flying car but we do have a space station, robots on Mars and space probes sending us back imagery of the far and distant parts of our galaxy. We can communicate virtually anywhere at anytime with anyone in the world at the pop of a button on smartphones. We are creating bionic people, robots will soon take over many services that humans perform, artificial intelligence is making a difference to our lives and futures. We can perform intricate medical procedures like face-transplants and genetics have advanced cancer treatment at the speed of light in the last decade. Read More