SM3 Empowerment


 International Motivational Speaker 

Personal Development Coach 

Life Coach 

Business Coach

Personal Trainer & Author



If I can't coach you directly I still want to be able to add some value to you and your life so I have compiled some life and business Self Development articles to help do just that.

I sincerely hope you can take a golden nugget of information away from them.

But remember reading is one thing and if you don't do anything with the new found knowledge it is just Shelf Development.

The minute you implement the new found knowledge in your life you start your journey of Self Development my friend.


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How Many Excuses Will You Use This Week?

Posted on 16 May, 2016 at 9:45 Comments comments (0)

We give ourselves so many excuses of why we aren’t getting ahead, our life's challenges , why we haven’t started taking the action we know we need to take... right?


Most people wait for the right time, or when everything is in place before we start making the changes we want.


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A Super Simple Way To Prioritize Your Days

Posted on 10 May, 2016 at 6:45 Comments comments (0)

Often, we hear people complaining about having too much to do with too little time. Achieving a good balance between work, family and personal time can be tough when things in your life seem too much to handle and 24 hours in a day is not enough.



How do you figure out your priorities and still make roo...

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Your 'Struggle' Is Exactly What You Need To Succeed

Posted on 3 May, 2016 at 6:30 Comments comments (0)

Isn't it funny how you can take inspiration from the most random things. As I was watching a program with my 10 year old daughter last night I was reminded of this story that I heard when I was younger so just wanted to share it.


This is how we can learn from nature. It's very powerful and motivating and if you are ...

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The art of selling without selling

Posted on 8 April, 2016 at 8:05 Comments comments (0)

We live in a world where everyone is desperate to sell their service or their product to 'customers'...mainly for their own benefit, not necessarily the customers.


From telemarketers, to door to door sales, to business networking meeting, to adverts on the media, to your kids asking you to buy them somethin...

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Integrity Check Time

Posted on 8 April, 2016 at 6:55 Comments comments (0)

The great wall of China was built so high no-one could climb over it, and so thick the barbaric hoards of the North couldn't break through it.


Yet during the 1st 100 years of the walls existence China was invaded 3 times.


Not 1 time did the enemy try and climb over ...

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Do your 'Sales trainers' teach you this?

Posted on 5 April, 2016 at 6:05 Comments comments (0)

What I am going to share IS the essential precursor to you succeeding, regardless of what dated BS techniques you are being shown, or have been shown by your in-house or external sales 'gurus'.


The methods peopl...

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How to understand your fear

Posted on 22 March, 2016 at 10:25 Comments comments (0)

Before confronting your fear you have to understand it.


It is something you will experience each time you try something new from jobs, relationships, investment, hobbies etc).


Fear is being plated up and served to us daily, ...

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4 Easy steps To Dealing With Tough Conversations

Posted on 15 March, 2016 at 6:15 Comments comments (0)

My friend there is no escaping the 'joys' of having the tough conversations you don't necessarily want, unless you are a Buddhist Monk who is at one with nature in the peaceful serenity of being by himself. For many in the western society this is not an option because of our hectic lifestyles.



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Have you found the purpose of your life yet?

Posted on 14 March, 2016 at 7:40 Comments comments (0)

Having participated in the Sheffield Entrepreneurs 2016 YES Conference as a guest speaker yesterday I was inspired at how motivated and engaged these students and entrepreneurs from Sheffield University are.


They have a sense of purpose, a sense of direction and a se...

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The power of YOUR might

Posted on 8 March, 2016 at 5:35 Comments comments (0)


In 1997 a girl called Stephanie graduated from Phoenix University in English, and married her childhood sweetheart at the age of 21.


She wanted to go to Law school as she felt she wouldn't be abl...

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Why does Doubt come so easily

Posted on 1 March, 2016 at 5:00 Comments comments (0)

Why does doubt come so easy to 97% of people?


How many friends of faith do you have that can help you in life, because you are the average of your 5 closest friend?


You need to surround yourself with like minded people, not the doubte...

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Checkmate my friend

Posted on 24 February, 2016 at 5:15 Comments comments (0)

Tom was feeling frustrated when he caught up with his mentor/coach Shiraz for their regular chat.


“I just feel as though I have no control over my life at the moment. My parents are telling me one thing, my friends are telling me another. Everything keeps changing and I’m not sure wha...

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The 3 key elements you need for your personal development plan

Posted on 16 February, 2016 at 8:05 Comments comments (0)

Why a Personal Development Plan?


Are you fully in control of your career? Do you have a clear and inspiring vision of what you want to achieve in the future? And, are you actively taking steps to pursue the career of your dreams?


If your answer is “no,” then you...

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The key to success is in your mind

Posted on 4 February, 2016 at 9:15 Comments comments (0)

Your self image creates your belief and your thoughts,


Your beliefs and thoughts create your decisions,


Your decisions cr...

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This is how powerful your mind really is

Posted on 1 February, 2016 at 7:25 Comments comments (0)

So if I asked you to read something where the letters in the words are all mixed up you would probably overthink it and come to the conclusion that you may struggle.


Let me hopefully prove you wrong


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Why do some people sell so well?

Posted on 27 January, 2016 at 7:30 Comments comments (0)

This is the million dollar question right here, isn’t it my friend.

I mean, if everyone that joins or starts a business, or joins a make money from home business, so you can fire your boss, have financial and time freedom, or even joining an online marketing entrepreneurs circus...sorry arena, could make money and li...

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10 lessons everyone can learn from this 'be more with less story'.

Posted on 22 January, 2016 at 6:40 Comments comments (0)

This story gave me great inspiration to simplify my life. It’s a story that I read every month.


An American investment banker was at the pier of a small coastal Mexican village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside the small boat were several large yellowfin tuna. The American complimented the ...

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{Story} The Sky???s The Limit

Posted on 19 January, 2016 at 6:10 Comments comments (0)

This is a fantastic story about facing life challenges. I really needed to hear this today! I hope the timing is perfect for you as well. The original posting of this story is here:


An eight-year-old boy went to his grandfather and proudly announced,



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6 Winning tips for an amazing 2016

Posted on 18 January, 2016 at 6:50 Comments comments (0)

The new year is is finally here and in full swing. We're already half-way through the first month!


Some people are already beginning to slip on their resolutions, goals and dreams for 2016.


So I decided to share some tips with you here to help keep you on track. Follow these s...

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We all have the ability to use this amazing skill, yet so many don't

Posted on 11 January, 2016 at 6:15 Comments comments (0)

The way your mind affects your performance has been widely documented.


In everything from sports to medicine, we have seen people achieve remarkable things by imagining and believing them with clarity and conviction.


It might have even happened to you already… Have you ever imagined something so clearly that it even...

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