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Go the extra mile


When you try to give 110% effort in everything you do, you can definitely go further, and perhaps even go beyond the previous benchmarks that you have set. Always deliver more than expected. Constantly push the boundaries. There are no limits to what you can accomplish!


“If you're going to be a winner in life, you have to constantly go beyond your best.”

― Robert Kiyosaki,

Businessman and Author of Rich Dad Poor Dad

Uncover your potential using self-affirmation


When you work towards your goals, sometimes self-doubt and the fear of failure can get in the way and you feel discouraged as a result of the prolonged negative thinking. Escape this pattern and start using self-affirmations to gain the confidence you need to succeed. There are already so much negativity around us so we need to balance everything out and use affirmations as our mental vitamins to improve our mindset.


“Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory.”

― Diane Arbus, Photographer


Practice is everything


The more you do something, the better you get at doing it. Practicing effectively is the only way to excel so if you want to develop important skills, you need to have the patience to practice.


“Winners embrace hard work.”

“No matter what happens on the field,

getting an education makes you a winner.”

Lou Holtz,

Former Football Player, Coach, and Analyst

When at first you don’t succeed, don’t give up easily! Quitting will not solve anything. You may not be able to beat the odds on your first try but you need to let your challenges shape you, don’t let them bring you down. They are building blocks of life that gives you the opportunity to grow and flourish.


The mind is powerful. When you establish and continue to develop the right belief system, you will find yourself winning victory after victory while overcoming your weaknesses at the same time. Learn how to face and conquer your fears. Don’t tread lightly. Always keep the momentum up!


The road that leads to success may be long and winding, but it doesn’t really matter how you travel; as long as you have the right mindset, your personal journey will be a more meaningful and enjoyable experience. 


The winner's edge is not in a gifted birth, a high IQ, or in talent. The winner's edge is all in the attitude, not aptitude. Attitude is the criterion for success.

Denis Waitley,

Motivational Speaker, Writer and Consultant




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Have you ever considered to turn your favourite hobby into a real career? In this day and age, technology is much better, faster and cheaper so this allows us to make use of tools that can help us explore different ways of doing things that we love. A lot of people have generated income from their hobbies, perhaps you can try that too?

“A hobby you really enjoy can be an important part of choosing a career because your hobby is a window into what you love and value and do most naturally, which are all important components of a career where you’ll flourish.”

Phyllis Mufson, Career Coach


“The earlier we are able to observe our personal tastes as they show up in hobbies and outside activities, the more powerful a lead these things will provide in steering us to meaningful professional and career choices.”

Joyce K. Reynolds, Expert Business Coach


According to a survey we conducted, their number one stressor is work. It seems like career burnout is becoming more common these days and going on a holiday is not a solution. Click here to read more about career burnout. As the old saying goes “Find something you love to do and you’ll never have to work a day in your life.” This simply means when you’re doing something you’re passionate about, work won’t feel like a burden in your life and you will be happier and emotionally healthy.

Start in believing that you can succeed in doing something you enjoy and make sure it truly reflects who you are as an individual. Here are some ideas on how to make your hobby a career:


Do you write for fun? If you like expressing your thoughts into words, then you might be able to practice the art of shaping words and make use of your talent in writing and establish yourself as a Creative Writer, a Subject Matter Expert Content Writer, a Technical Writer, a Speech Writer or any type of writer you want to be!

Strengthen your skills by studying a Writing Course with Australian College. You will learn the tools of the trade to achieve your writing and publishing goals. Explore our Writing, Film and Television course online.


If you are a bookworm, you can turn your passion into a career by becoming a professional proofreader or editor. Editors and Proofreaders play a vital role in the publishing sector. Have a masterful grasp of the written word by studying a Journalism, Editing and Publishing Course online and you will be ready to enter into any number of positions involving writing, editing or journalism.


Nurture your creativity and use your passion for art to make beautiful things. There are actually a lot of industries that are in need of artists and designers so start creating your portfolio to launch your career.

Decorate homes

Do you have the eye for interior design? If you enjoy decorating and arranging furniture in your own home and have earned praises for a job well done, then you might want to start monetising this hobby. Enrol in the Interior Design & Decorating online course to gain more knowledge required to design and decorate a space in a balanced and informed way.

Take photographs

Photography is probably one of the most popular hobbies in the world. If you can picture yourself doing this full-time, this is the right time for you to advance and nurture your creativity and practical knowledge to thrive in your chosen field. Our photography courses can help you jumpstart your new career.


The Fitness industry is currently blooming as a lot of people want to adopt a fit and healthy lifestyle. If you already go to the gym with your pre-planned workouts in your head or written down on your phone and great with your diet, you could do really well when you complete a Fitness qualification.

Consider studying to develop skills as more than just reading books, memorising words, and having good grades - it’s also gathering practical knowledge and wisdom that you can certainly benefit from in your daily life... Read more

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