How To Regain Your Balance++

How To Regain Your Balance In The Post-Covid Chaos

"I’ve got so much to do…I don’t even know where to start." “I’m so busy my head is spinning!” Have you ever made a statement like this? According to Drake Baer in “Busy Is The New Lazy”, when people say they are busy what they really mean is: “I’m importa ...

THIS IS WHY YOU CAN’T QUITE REACH THAT BIG GOAL

It is crucial that the feedback you get is valuable – especially feedback about your Blind Spots (things about you known to others, but not to you). This is a big challenge as this information can be hard to come by, especially from your team and direct reports. However, for you to grow and develop yourself, it’s critical that you get access ASAP. Success in achieving your goals depends on it – especially the ones that really stretch you. This article aims to help you tackle this challenge.

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This Is Why You Should Keep Wasting Your Time

Je ne parle pas anglais – the short bark I got every time I asked a train attendant for help.  I’d flown into Paris a week earlier and even managed to find my way into the city center, despite a city-wide transport strike.  But this was a whole new animal ...

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TO BE OR NOT TO BE: HOW TO VERIFY YOUR TALENT

“I believe every artist had someone who told them they were dirt and someone who told them that they were the second coming of the baby Jesus, and they believed ‘em both". – Bruce Springsteen BBC Radio 4 Springsteen’s observation got me thinking… ...

Talent to Strength

How to Transform Natural Talent into Unique Strength

"People have several times more potential for growth when they invest energy in developing their strengths instead of correcting their deficiencies" (StrengthsFinder 2.0). "What's right with people?" - this the question Gallup scientists set out to ans ...

Blind Spots?

HOW TO CHECK YOUR BLIND SPOTS FOR REAL CHANGE

There’s a BIG MISMATCH between how you think you’re viewed by others and how they actually see you. In fact, you really have no idea how you come across.  “What matters about you, to someone else, is whatever has the most meaning for them – not for you,” ...