I’m always tempted at this time of year to rush headlong into goal setting. But I’ve found it much more powerful to reflect on the previous year first. These questions work for me: Question Number One What were the highlights of 2018 – the things that brought you joy and personal satisfaction? Know what brings… Read more »
Posts Tagged: habits
I recently shared a post giving you 7 ways to significantly reduce your meeting times. One of my loyal (and very experienced) readers Harry Brooks read the article and added these additional tips which I think are great!
Depending on how much you love Christmas that heading made you sigh or smile…….. The thing is many of us wait until 1st January to think about how we want our next year to pan out. But imagine if you started now – If there is just ONE thing you would like to be different… Read more »
As always I’m taking a break from writing new blogs in August to recharge my batteries (I try to practise what I preach) so over this month I will be sharing four of this year’s most popular blog posts with you. If you haven’t read them yet….here’s your chance! This week it’s:
For many of us, the summer holidays can’t come soon enough. And yet you know that there’s a huge amount to be done before you leave for your much-needed break…. And much as you need to totally relax when you’re away, you just KNOW that there will be things you ‘have’ to deal with from… Read more »
It saddens me that so many people with really valuable and useful things to say don’t get heard. And yet the verbose, self-aggrandising wafflers get plenty of airtime! It saddens me because when I first became a senior leader, I struggled to get my voice heard too. And when we are often brought up to… Read more »
You’re probably very familiar with the term ‘Impostor Syndrome.’ The term ‘Impostor Syndrome’ was originally coined in 1978 by clinical psychologists Pauline R. Clance and Suzanne A. Imes in a study of high achieving women. Clance later described it as the Impostor Phenomenon or Experience – simply because it’s something that most of us experience,… Read more »
Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been exploring the topic of unhelpful beliefs, stories and scripts. A few people have asked me why we behave in ways or repeat patterns that actually do us no good at all – and even though we know it, we seem unable to do anything about it.
Last week I wrote about the first step in changing the self-limiting beliefs, scripts and stories that prevent us from being successful in life. I encouraged you to: Think about the beliefs you hold that prevent you from being as successful as you like (and to write them down). I used to have a strong ‘must… Read more »
In this week’s blog I want to talk about the beliefs, stories and scripts that get in the way of effective leadership and make us less focused or successful than we could be. We often talk about Self Limiting Beliefs, old stories or out-of-date scripts – these can keep us stuck, make us feel… Read more »