The Real Reason We Resist Making Positive Change in our Life

Humans are strange animals. We congratulate ourselves on our many and varied achievements and unparalleled intellect. Yet we are quite possibly the only animals that don’t do the things we know we need to do to be happier and more fulfilled. We self-sabotage consciously and unconsciously.  Self-deception is a very powerful force in our lives. Other animals don’t have the same burden. They have much simpler brain hardware that is…

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Lose Your Illusion

Lose Your Illusion All of us are deluded in some way – in life, work, business, career or relationships.  Some delusions and illusions are harmless enough.  Some though can be debilitating and may permanently prevent us from reaching our true potential. As a business coach and executive mentor, some common delusions and illusions I see regularly (and may have been guilty of myself!) include: – Executives and Managers – believe…

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Have the wheels already fallen off your New Year’s Business or Career Goals?

Have the wheels already fallen off your New Year’s Business or Career Goals? You know the drill. The old year draws to a close.  Some good progress here and there, but perhaps some larger business or career goals not quite met or not met at all.  In our pre Holidays optimism we start thinking how we will improve our business or career in the New Year. It’s easy to make…

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Ask Yourself These Questions As 2016 Comes to A Close

Ask Yourself These Questions As 2016 Comes to A Close For 2016, write down: What worked well for you professionally…  (e.g. sales targets, promotion, product launch, business wins, staff success, other) What wins you had with your personal finances… What you were happy about in your personal life…

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5 Things You Must Do When Considering A Mentor or Coach

5 Things You Must Do When Considering A Mentor or Coach If you’re choosing a business, executive, or career mentor (or even a life coach), there are some critical factors you need to consider to get the most out of your investment. Choosing the right mentor or coach could either be the best thing you ever did –

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