Rise up...how to get started with your idea

Rise up...how to get started with your idea

Great ideas pop into our heads all the time and our imagination can run wild with these very thoughts and often does. Until we start hearing questions like 'What if it doesn't work?', 'What if I'm not good at it?', 'What will other people think of me?', 'I'm not good enough', 'I don't have the time.'

Achieve success through focus.

Achieve success through focus.

I find it amazing how much you can focus and concentrate so intensely on one thing only. Everything else can be blocked out no matter how much of a distraction it may normally be. I had blocked out the excitement of Queensland, the sun shining at 28 degrees; and that a crowd had lined the fence and filled two grandstands to watch us. To put all those distractions aside and concentrate was something that at 17 years old, I had trained myself to do. To otherwise be absorbed up into this exciting atmosphere was a distraction that many of my opponents succumb to.

Is 'busy' your excuse?

Is 'busy' your excuse?

Busy means to keep occupied or having a great deal to do. But it seems to me we make this word so much more. A few months ago I set out on a quest to bring awareness to how this word is used. After all we all have the same amount of time it's just how we prioritize it. Is ‘busy’ really just a mindset? Are we using busy as an excuse?