medium_12177985094I’ve spent my career consulting – 20 years now and still continue to learn on a daily basis. I’ve tried to condense some of these lessons into this article, so here we go.

1 – Beware first impressions
To be conscious of this, you need to understand what forms first impressions and whether these

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I’d recently been in thesmall_3376061921 market for a new car. New for me anyway, as the model I wanted was no longer in production and I had to look long and hard to find a suitable pre-owned vehicle. Over the space of a couple of months I managed to find a number of candidates, the majority being at non-branded dealerships or car supermarkets as they are known.

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DSC06889As we grow older we become more risk averse. This is usually noticeable when we look at our kids and watch them leap out of trees, jump off high diving boards, or take to their skateboards; things we used to do without a second thought when we were their age.

In my early 20s a bunch of friends and I took up sky-diving. Even with thumping adrenaline and bravado, there was still a moment of hesitation as I as I stepped out of a perfectly good aircraft. But as I clutched the wing strut and let go to plunge earthwards, nothing was going to stop me.

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