Chris Markiewicz's Blog
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Posts Tagged ‘Success

If I can do it…….

April 7, 2014

The past twenty years or so have seen me engage in all manner of personal development activities. Listing them will probably use up my maximum weekly ration of 500 or so words that I allocate for this blog. I’ve also read and enjoyed many personal development and inspirational books about peoples’ successes and how they’ve […]

Mr Porsche Driver Man

December 17, 2012

Many years ago, when I was still driving, I was creeping along in slow moving traffic just by Carshalton Ponds, near where I lived at the time. The traffic in the other direction was just about at a standstill. About fifty yards ahead of me, in the oncoming traffic queue, I could make out the […]

Influencing skills – oh dear…….

June 11, 2012

There is one particular aspect of modern life that I am certain many of us feel uncomfortable with: The need to go out and influence. The internet is awash with people offering help with influencing, selling, marketing, networking and whatever else you want to call it. In other words – how to engage with people […]

My dream of success – you may be surprised

March 12, 2012

A few weeks ago I had a dream about this blog. So, what happened in this dream? Simple really. I had logged on to my stats page, which shows me how many people look at my blog on any given day. What I saw on the screen in front of me came as shock. There […]

The wisdom of Gareth

October 24, 2011

I am the parent of two teenage children. They’re great kids, but of course I’m biased. Like most parents I wonder about their future, how they’ll make their way through life especially given the increasingly uncertain nature of the world we occupy. I wonder how things will be when they’re in their 20’s, 30’s, 40’s […]