Find out from one of the best known advertising experts how he has accelerated his knowledge in business and understanding of life in this snippet of an interview between Dale Beaumont and Simon Reynolds.
Simon Reynolds is one of Australia’s best known advertising experts and Executive Director of the Photon Group, which currently turns over $180 million per annum.
How have you been able to accelerate your knowledge of business and your understanding of life?
I read books and magazines constantly, and I study the best in any field that I want to become successful in. I probably have more than 800 books on personal and professional achievement and aside from personal experience, these books have been my teachers.
I also have rituals of success which I practice every day, so that I know what the intention of my learning is. I find that knowing why you need certain knowledge accelerates your acquisition of it. The first thing I do every morning is meditate and do a prayer. I then sit in the bath, write out my goals and read about my ‘future self’, or what I aspire to become. I also focus on my own ‘brand positioning‘ – the way I would like to be seen by the people in my life. And I think that gratitude is of the utmost importance, so before I go to work I think of a few things I’m grateful for.This daily ritual makes going to work so much easier.
Sometimes we don’t feel like going to work and that can affect us for the ten hours that we’re there. It’s important to be centered so one of the greatest gifts you can develop for yourself is trying to get control of your mind. By doing my morning meditation, I’m trying to guard and cultivate my mind so that it is supporting me and not destroying me.
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