“A day wasted on others is not wasted on one’s self.” Charles Dickens (A Tale of Two Cities)
What are your red lines? Your line in the sand moments? Your points of no return, for which you just aren’t prepared to compromise? The things you stand for that others who know you well wouldn’t dare to believe you would ever change? Never thought much about them? Well today I challenge you to think… Read More Tell me . . .
Someone shared a story with me (and I’ve told them I’d be turning it into a blog, so no confidences breached here) …. it was one about a challenge of everyday life many of us face – keeping up with laundry at home while juggling a hundred and one other daily tasks, chores, meetings, appointments,… Read More Making a clean sweep . . .
“Boss Stigma.” An interesting concept. Curious? Dan Hoppen provides an explanation, together with some tips to combat it … Tips for New Managers – Overcoming “Boss Stigma”. Make up your own mind about it. And if it doesn’t apply to you, could knowing that it might affect others help you to help them?
“Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.”Oscar Wilde
“Oh my sweet Saturday, I have been waiting for you for six long days”Charmaine J Forde
Imposter Syndrome is a common theme discussed in coaching conversations. Believe me, I know. This TED Talk by Elizabeth Cox describes the psychology behind this particular phenomenon, with some ideas about what you might do to overcome it. See … What is imposter syndrome and how can you combat it?
Are you feeling motivated? Right now? Often? Less frequently these days? Amy Brann discusses motivation as a thought and a feeling, using the analogy of a costs versus benefits analysis, and offering 9 ideas to increase your motivation. See … How to Find Motivation.
There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me. (Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice)