Inspiration

Put It Out There

Put it out there!

The reason most people do not achieve the things they want to achieve is because they simply do not put it out there. By putting it out there I mean, moving it from our mind and just something we would like to do, to communicating the idea and speaking and acting like it has already […]

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Take Back The Controls

Take Back The Controls

Last week my BLOG looked at making decisions, any decisions, and the fact that we cannot move forward until we have mastered the art of taking back the controls and laying down plans for ourselves. Well what if that right has been taken from you? What do you do then? I have been watching with […]

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Make A Decision Any Decision

Make a decision – any decision!

This week I have had to deal with a situation outside of the workplace that had blown way out of all proportion, all because the people involved procrastinated for years on making decisions. The statements– we are just about to do that, or, we will do that when something else happens, or, we can’t do […]

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Love What You Do!

Love What You Do!

This article was taken from the February edition of Proteuslife magazine. Recently on the blog, I wrote an article entitled ‘Get out if you hate it,’ which was inspired by countless numbers of people I have interacted with that not only disliked what they did and where they worked, but they actually hated it. Without oversimplifying things, I […]

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Return To Positivity

Return To Positivity

Hi Disturbers, well my last Blog ‘ Watch each other’s back’ certainly got people reading. It had the highest amount of clicks since I commenced the Optimistic Disturber BLOG. I am thrilled, because looking after each other and supporting each other is so important – especially when you are a Disturber. This week I want […]

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Let's Look Out For Each Other's Backs

Let’s Look Out For Each Other’s Backs!

Hi there Disturbers, Recently we heard about swimmer, Ian Thorpe’s  ongoing battle with depression.   I really feel for him and the pressure that he has and is going through however, it made me focus on the many people who are doing it hard in businesses and homes right across our country. Some not knowing how […]

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Change the world – starting with us!

Most people have dreams that they would love to see come to pass, but very few people take the risks required to make them happen, or if they do, they don’t work at the dream long enough to see it come to pass. Two years ago I had a dream to change the ‘static’ way […]

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Love What You Do

Love What You Do!

Hi Disturbers, welcome to a brand new year and a chance to realize more goals and dreams. During the Christmas break of 2013 I receive an inspirational email from a person who had attended a Proteus event and been encouraged to make personal changes before her situation changed her. This is Michelle’s story: Hi Des, […]

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A Beautiful Noise

A Beautiful Noise

Hi there disturbers, Well, I have to say right up front that I am a bit of a Neil Diamond tragic, must be an age thing! Neil Diamond wrote one of my favourite songs called ‘ It’s a Beautiful Noise”. It talks about the sounds of the street, the hustle and bustle of people, the […]

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