Archives for September 2013

How YouTube Can Help Your Personal Development

Personal Development How YouTube Can HelpI don’t know about you, but I am one of those who has only started a few years ago to use YouTube as a reference tool and not only for entertainment.

How about you?

Isn’t there this word called “edutainment”? Well, I think nowadays, there is plenty of such kind available on YouTube. And there is really no reason why you should not take advantage of it to advance on your personal development path! [Read more…]

How to involve others in my personal development? (Community Question)

Personal development goals involve othersBefore I dig into the topic, just a note: this is the first post, which is dedicated to answer your questions! I mean those questions that were raised explicitly.  🙂

Today’s question “How to involve others (as support) in my personal development?” came through a short survey that I send out to my subscribers, where I ask about topics that you would like to have covered on this blog. After all, the blog is about you, not about me!

And in case you are wondering, the answers of this questionnaire are being saved anonymously, so give it a go (we will get into the details at the end of the post)!

Now, let’s get into it! [Read more…]

What If There Are No Alternatives? (And What You Can Do About It)

what if there are no alternatives?Do you hear yourself often asking: “What if there are no alternatives?” Or even worse: “What alternatives do I have?“

These are common questions. For a lot of people.

It is common, especially when people want to find alternative solutions to a problem that they want to solve. Or simply if they are frustrated because they cannot think of any alternatives.

Apparently it is normal to ask such questions, because we human beings (at least the modern version) have the tendency to see lots of negative aspects in a given situation.

It often feels like walking around in a forest during sunset. [Read more…]

What this movie should have taught you earlier!

life of brian - Relentlessly helpful mindsetAre you familiar with the Monty Python movie “Life of Brian” from the late seventies?

If you are about my age or older, you must be familiar with it.

If you are younger and have never heard of it, you probably should be familiar with it. [Read more…]

Wisdom from Mike Tyson?!

mike-tyson self developmentWhat do you think of when you hear the name “Mike Tyson“?

You probably don’t think of self development, do you?

He delivered one of the greatest quotes I have come across, in fact, I had just seen it again this morning. It comes from one of the interviews before a fight when he is being asked how he is going to do against his next opponent.

Here comes his quote: [Read more…]

Want to develop? Visit a foreign country!

want to develop_personal developmentI am back from vacation!

After the first few days of sorting out everyday business matters, I am ready to be with you today. It feels good to be back!

Anyway, to get to the point, today I would like to talk about your personal development, our personal development.

Very often, we tend to look very far and reflect on complex things when thinking about personal development. [Read more…]

2 Stories That Help You To Make a Difference

Make a DifferenceToday, I got told two stories, two stories that moved me and inspired me once again to try to make a difference.

So, I decided to share them with you.

This is it, nothing more nothing less. They are powerful!

Two videos that, in my view, really make a difference. (Thank you, Carina and Petra for pointing them out!) [Read more…]