In the fast-paced and dynamic nature of business, it can be a real challenge to stay focused and keep up. Our schedule and priorities are constantly changing as we scramble to stay nimble and ahead of the curve. How do our emotional struggles, which can range from a nagging fear of rejection or failure, anxiousness … Continue reading How to Stay Flexible at Work
Are you a people pleaser? What is people-pleasing? Is it helping others? If it was, wouldn’t that be called people helping not people-pleasing? To please is to give someone happiness or satisfaction. There is no helping in that definition. To help is to give assistance or support-not to deliver an outcome. People-pleasing is a focus … Continue reading The People Pleasing Habit
Who do you compete against? Other people or yourself? Whatever your answer, how can you use this to help you achieve more of what you want? For some, competing in business or sports is a thrilling game played with formidable opponents. It reflects a combination of strategy and skill. For others, competition is about being … Continue reading The Games We Play
The status quo, as it applies to our lives, is the result of our habits. Challenging the status quo is challenging our habitual way of seeing and doing.
Respect is admiration or reverence for someone or something. I noticed some time ago that out of efficiency, I was semi-consciously breezing through tasks, conversations and decisions in order to “get to the good stuff” or what I assumed was of a higher priority.
What comes to mind when you hear the word responsibility? Is it positive or negative? Whatever our answer, we can recognize that our ideas about responsibility are nothing more than learned patterns of thought. In other words...they're habits.
Are you determined to take your life to the next level? Sick and tired of the status quo? Tempted to stick your head out the window and shout,” I can’t take it anymore?” Then there is one habit you must change. Can you guess what it is?
Desire is at the heart of being human. We are wired to acquire. In some circles however, MORE has become a 4 letter word. Rather than resist this very human tendency, how about working with it? How about asking, "what do we desire and why?" Meditation is an excellent way to see how confused we … Continue reading Who Else Wants More?
What? Failure is such a taboo word in our culture. But when we’re making changes in our lives, we're certain to fail as we try different strategies. The good news is every failure is a reason to celebrate! Why? Because it gives you a direct experience of what doesn’t work. It’s an excellent way to get clarity.
So, you’ve decided to make some changes this year. Maybe even decided to have some fun with it. Pumped yourself up with a list of what you want more of. Framed that in statements as if they are already true like I have an amazing network of awesome people who support me. I earn oodles of … Continue reading What You Should Know About Habits