Intentional Growth

Intentional Growth

Growth takes commitment and discipline. I’m coaching myself on being all in and taking massive action for growth this week. I’m at an exciting point of business development, creating greater value for my clients, but my mind for sure would like to pull back from the challenge and forget all about it. It longs for …

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escape stuck and helpless

Stop feeling stuck and helpless

You’re still working at 9pm. The kids went to bed hours ago, without interrupting you. You feel trapped and helpless against a relentless barrage of demands. You Inbox is bursting with unread and unanswered messages. You’ve almost stopped caring. Too bleary to sleep at night, you turn work problems over and over in your mind. …

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heart-centred leadership

Heart-centred Leadership

Burnout recovery is a wonderful thing, but it’s not the MAIN thing. A bit like sex. Don’t get me wrong, I have a HUGE passion to help people recover from burnout. I see burnout as a self-perpetuating chronic condition, where the same hard-hitting attributes that initially bring professional success are brutally reversed to generate anxiety …

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essential failure

Go for the essential FAIL

You’re not delivering at work the way you’d like to. Things are starting to fall by the wayside. It’s extremely irritating, because you normally have very high standards. Right now, though, you’re just so overwhelmed with work, you can’t seem to fight your way back to the surface. The way the boss runs the business …

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Maslows Hierarchy of Needs

Why all the fear?

Affluence Despite living in affluent times, where our needs are fortunately met in most cases, we’ve got more anxiety, fear, depression, loneliness and stress now than we’ve ever had. Suicide rates are higher. Addiction consumes us. Our bodies are sicker. Obesity and chronic disease are rampant. Mental illness growing. Being your ‘best self’ We might …

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how to achieve an impossible goal

10 key steps to achieve an impossible goal, instead of stopping half way

Follow the impossible goal video series on Facebook Here is what has inspired me this week 10 steps to achieve your dream COVID – the dark cloud Let’s admit it’s been a tough, challenging year for most of us. Covid has left an indelible mark on our minds and hearts. It has impacted …

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negative capability

Working with difficult circumstances

I came across a new (to me) term today. Apparently coined by the poet John Keats in 1818, in a letter to his brothers. Negative Capability, that is, when a man is capable of being in uncertainties, mysteries, doubts, without any irritable reaching after fact and reason Negative Capability, then, something I aspire to. It …

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Is self-doubt getting in your way? Right now, is there something you want to achieve that you’re just not showing up for? Maybe you’re– not showing up for meetings– not completing work– not setting or pursuing a big goal– not proposing some new venture or idea– not going for a promotion or new job If …

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