For the sake of it, or for a good reason?

Think about what you do in your day, the routines you go through, the good things and the bad – are all of those things done for a good reason, for a real purpose?

Probably some of them are.

But definitely some of them aren’t.

Some of what you do is done for the sake of it, or because you’ve always done it, or because you can’t think of a reason to stop doing it, or because you haven’t thought about other ways of doing it, or because it’s the easiest way, or because it’s the safest way, or just…

Some of it is simply habit and if you think about it you’ll probably struggle to find a good reason why you actually do it.

Either way, it’s worth checking.

Opportunities Are Where You Find Them

Image: MikeLove Making the most of opportunities has been the key to the success of many people. There are countless quotes from successful people that come to mind when writing about them. But what is an opportunity? How will you know when you are presented with one? Dictionary.com says an opportunity is an “appropriate or…

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A Tetraplegic Farmer?

“I’ve learnt a lot of things about life that I wouldn’t have learnt if I hadn’t broken my neck.” – Grant Calder. You’d think being a tetraplegic would stop you from being a farmer on a large sheep station in the rugged South Island of New Zealand wouldn’t you? Well not for this guy. Despite…

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20 Famous Failures

The famous failures below are now well known and their names are synonymous with success, but it wasn’t always this way. At one point the idea of these people reaching the heights they have reached would have seemed absurd – toally impossible – and yet they did it. Many of them didn’t just fail, they…

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