Letters from a perfect imperfectionist: There’s no such thing as…

There’s no such thing as…

Get results quick
The easy way
Done for you
Passive revenue
Secrets of success

“The sure-fire formula that has helped thousands of people just like you to escape from their day-to-day struggle, unleash their potential and enjoy a trouble-free life”

So why, I ask myself, is the internet and my local bookstore so full of this?

And why does it sell?

Is it because we are all really waiting for that magical moment when nobody else dumps their load on us, nothing else breaks and no more situations go wrong?

Live completely on your own and you will end up talking to a volleyball.

Live with other people and you will spend the rest of your life responding to the challenges they create for you.

Either way around, you will get irritated.

So here is my strategy for life – share this with your kids:

results worth having come slowly – learn patience
the hard way is usually the right way
deal with problems quickly – win or lose is better than procrastinate
delegate 80%, do 20% – figuring out your 20% is important
revenue requires effective effort
success is not a secret – it is contagious – hang out with successful people
when it comes to the self-help stuff, read about those who have genuinely overcome adversity and made a success of themselves in all walks of life

Perhaps most importantly of all – take the time to give back and pay forward.

“These “letters” are the personal observations of me, Chris Barrow and are not intended to reflect the views of 7connections and its team members, they just give me permission to publish here on the basis that they can keep an eye on me, a bit like a mad relative at a wedding reception. I’m likely to upset the sensitive and outrage the sensible – if you fall into either of those camps then read at your peril.”


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Chris Barrow

Chris Barrow has been active as a consultant, trainer and coach to the UK dental profession for over 20 years. As a writer, his blog enjoys a strong following and he is a regular contributor to the dental press. Naturally direct, assertive and determined, he has the ability to reach conclusions quickly, as well as the sharp reflexes and lightness of touch to innovate, change tack and push boundaries. In 2014 he appeared as a “castaway” in the first season of the popular reality TV show “The Island with Bear Grylls”. His main professional focus is as Coach Barrow, providing coaching and mentorship to independent dentistry.