T-Bomb: Why we get stuck in bad patterns

Truth Bomb Tuesday: Where did these patterns come from anyway? Why do we get stuck in behavioural patterns that don’t serve us? Maybe you grew up in a household where money was always a drama, and now you tighten up and get a shame response every time we talk about money. Or maybe you grew […]

T-Bomb: Fail fast, fail furious

Truth Bomb Tuesday: Mistakes are a cost of doing business. “Wow. You work so fast.” I was messing around with my messaging system while a friend was over the other day. I didn’t know what I was doing, but I was trying to figure it out. Click that setting. Have a look. Youtube what that […]

T-Bomb: Why only humans think growth looks like this

Truth Bomb Tuesday: Change is tiny kid’s cardigan. There’s a funny thing that happens when your kids are little. You accumulate your own favourite outfits for them. They’re almost certainly not the clothes that they want to wear all the time themselves. But they’re your favourites. That cute little cardigan. The one piece romper suit. […]

T-Bomb: The ‘hour to midnight’ practice for getting unstuck

Truth Bomb Tuesday: If you only had an hour, you’d be surprised at what you could get done “You’ve got one hour. Go.” That’s the beginning of an exercise I do with my students sometimes. It’s called ‘an hour to midnight’. It’s not particularly complicated. Basically I just give them a task that would normally […]

T-Bomb: Why households let men work more

Truth Bomb Tuesday: The gender pay gap persists, but not for the reasons we commonly think. The Nobel Prizes were awarded last week, and I thought the economics one was a bit interesting. The award went to Harvard Economist Claudia Goldin, making her only the third female economist to win the award, and the first […]

T-Bomb: Why you need successful friends

Truth Bomb Tuesday: The power of networks is actually astounding. I have an argument with my marketing guys pretty regularly. At ILRE we have a range of systems and strategies that people can access. And they also have a powerful community that they can be part of. Which one do you think is more important […]