07 Jun 2021

Before you can begin to improve your productivity, you have to slay your habit of procrastination. This article is going to present you with the three general strategies for overcoming your procrastination. These tactics can motivate you even more to continue staying clear of the habit of procrastination. 1) Keeping it simple Simple plans of action and expected results are much eas...

10 Nov 2021

What you tell yourself, you believe Sometimes it's only by reflecting that we can make sense of things. We operate a large proportion of the time on autopilot, running subconscious routines and this can sometimes work for or against us. Recently, I recall what a client said in a coaching session, "What if I'm not good enough to do this? Every day I doubt my decisions, my thinkin...

27 Oct 2021

Resilience is the ability to bounce back from adverse situations. Some people seem naturally good at this, while others really struggle to get past tough situations. "According to a study by Brevet, 80% of sales require an average of five follow-ups in order to close the deal. However, 44% of sales reps follow up with a prospect only once before giving up. After four follow-ups, 94% o...

09 Sep 2021

We’re told we need to upgrade our mindset yet how can PowerPoint slides, training or coaching sessions succeed here? I acknowledge how important they are and accept that they do get results, however, I wonder, are they enough? If what’s driving our mindset and our behaviour is rooted in our subconscious (having been imprinted there because of a past event or trauma that caused us to f...

23 Jul 2021

Have you ever driven to work and wondered how you got there? It's a common thing for people to be in automatic habits and not even realize, which is why I do a lot of work with clients at the beginning to empower them to become self-aware first. How long does it take for a new habit to form? 66 days is the average according to a study in the European Journal of Social Psychology. R...

22 Jun 2021

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22 Jun 2021

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22 Jun 2021

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19 May 2021

When you first hung out your virtual shingle, you likely were thinking: “I can’t wait to get away from this awful job.”“I just want to be home with my kids.”“This dead-end job is going nowhere.”“I’m tired of working crazy hours and holidays.”“I know I’m worth more than they’re paying me.” These and many, many other thoughts go through the heads of every would-be business owner, and...

03 May 2021

There are many ways to interpret and define the concept of awareness. For our purposes, let’s look at this term as it relates to self-development and growth. Awareness refers to the unbiased power of observation, without self-influenced thoughts or perceptions getting in the way. As humans, we are inherently biased to view the world through our own lens. We make meaning of the world arou...