Psychologist Dr Martin Seligman suggests that approximately 40% of your subjective wellbeing (how happy you feel) is influenced by what you do daily. (And if you were wondering, 50% is down to your genes, and 10% down to circumstances – neither of which you can do much about.) So, how can we raise our happiness levels?… Read More Happiness awaits . . .
# 2 in a series of 10 weekly 10 minute challenges Imagine if you allowed yourself just 10 minutes in each and every day to think about you Just 10 minutes of quiet time, of reflection, of focus. Not much is it? Imagine what you might achieve, and how you might feel Print it out, cut it out, keep… Read More Monday morning 10 minute challenge, # 2
Deb Weidenhamer, founder of American Auction Company, says that goal-setting, planning, and managing your time wisely are critical for success. Perhaps a message which might not surprise any of us. It sounds sensible and more than reasonable, doesn’t it. However, she also suggests that there’s another important ingredient that shouldn’t be overlooked – do… Read More Accomplishing greatness . . .
No. 8 in my Note to self series. Print if off, cut it out, keep it close.
I like words. I learnt some new ones the other day: data rot and link decay. Ouch. I’m guessing they made it into the dictionary fairly recently, or at least into a more technical dictionary than the one I’m used to. And if you were wondering, they roughly translate as this:… Read More Looking after you . . .
I’ll often start off a coaching conversation by asking my client what they want to achieve out of our session. To some, this comes as a surprise. They might have thought that coaching was a good idea; they might have been sent to me by a switched-on manager because of a difficulty they’re facing, yet… Read More If you don’t know where you’re going . . .