Thursday, 24 January 2013

16 random thoughts...

1. Why is being a ‘celebrity trainer’ some sort of badge of honor?  Like you’re supposed to know something because you train Madonna - or - Oprah?

2. Do less....just do it better

3. 2013 is the first year since 1987 that has all digits different from one another

4. Generally, we place too much importance on scientific evidence, and not enough on intuition and experience

5. Don’t confuse silence with ignorance. Or kindness for weakness

6. Nutrition underpins everything related to health.  Yet doctors know nothing about it;  instead waiting for disease, then treating it guided by big-pharma

7. Have a philosophy. Revisit it daily

8. Figure out what is good for you (not easy).  Go do that

9. Take chances.  Growth comes at the expense of safety and comfort

10. Take action.  Fake it till you make it.  Do it often...with purpose

11. What we do is not impregnates everything around us

12. What do we really know? 
Knowing. Thinking. Guessing. All just varying degrees of certainty

13. Plans are inconsistent with improvisation.  Sometimes it’s OK to wing it

14. Evolution requires stronger leadership than a revolution

15. Work-life balance is bollocks. If you don’t enjoy your job to the point where it doesn’t feel like work, then quit.  Find another job. There is no separation between work and life
It’s just life...integrated

16. He ain’t heavy. He’s my brother