We all have one: A comfort zone. That place where we feel cozy, comfortable and safe. Our little cocoon where we don’t have to experience the discomfort of the unfamiliar. Where “good enough” is good enough. Where we can just relax, enjoy the same old routines, environments, relationships, experiences and skills that got us to where we are today. Because if it got me here, it’s good enough to keep me safe, right? Wrong. Very wrong. Death by complacency is real. Read More
Confession time: I hated business networking. Let’s just get that out there right away. As an introvert, it was pure torture for me. Nothing drained my energy faster than hanging out with a bunch of strangers, trying to make small talk. Absolute torture.
Are you happy with your life journey? Are you in the driver seat of your career and your life or are you “asleep at the wheel” hoping for a positive outcome. Find out how to use goal setting techniques to take back control and steer your life where you want it to go.
“The only thing worse than being blind is having sight, but no vision”.
We all have more time available than we have things to do, right? We have plenty of time to focus on every task to make sure we’re doing the right thing and doing it well. And while we’re working on it, nothing else distracts us or demands our time; we just work on it until it’s done and nicely tied up in a bow and then we move on to the next big thing, right? O … if only that were true! If only our lives weren’t an endless loop of rat-races embedded into rat-races wrapped in a tsunami of emails, meetings, reminders, and calendars. Fortunately, there is a way to cut through the noise, get more accomplished and get your sanity back! It’s that 5 letter F-word of the 21st century called “Focus”. Read More
Remember the last time you talked to someone who seemed friendly, polite, honest and just a really nice person, but somewhere deep inside you, something was off. Something just didn’t seem right. Very deep inside, you are hearing alarm bells are going off. What is that? Why are you feeling that way? What you are more than likely triggering, is your “authenticity alarm”. You are subconsciously picking up that this person is wearing a mask. They are not being authentic. There is much more here than meets the eye. Read More
This is one of my favorite stories: Two shoe salespeople are sent to a new country to sell the company’s latest brand of shoe. After arriving at their destination, they both call back to head-office with the same message. In this country, no one wears shoes. At all. Not a single person. The first one calls back and says: “Hey Boss, I’m coming back. No one in this country wears shoes. We won’t sell anything here. This trip was a waste of time.” Read More