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Stress Management

Energy building rituals

Energy building rituals

The working world is getting more and more demanding. In difficult economic times, the employee is asked to give more and increase their productivity. If not managed properly, this can add a significant amount of additional stress to the lives of each employee. To increase productivity, you often need to increase your energy levels. When […]

By July 16, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
How to respond to stress before it gets worse

How to respond to stress before it gets worse

Stress is something which is best avoided. The consequences of prolonged exposure to stress can be quite severe, having a serious impact on your health, your relationships and your ability to hold onto your job. You may confuse pressure with stress but this can be a dangerous mistake to make. Pressure exists to the point […]

By June 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
7 Natural energy boosters

7 Natural energy boosters

You know those sluggish days when you have little or no energy? You feel as though you couldn’t possibly get anything important done. Here is the harsh reality; everyone gets days like that and if you want to keep on top of your work, you need to find a way to suck it up and […]

By June 16, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Time Management

Balance your focus and learn to eat the elephant

Balance your focus and learn to eat the elephant

Throughout your working life, you will regularly be required to take on new challenges. These challenges may push you beyond your current capabilities. While you may initially worry about your ability to do the job, you should remember that extending yourself and learning new skills and knowledge are an essential part of life. You are […]

By July 24, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Eliminate distractions to improve focus and performance

Eliminate distractions to improve focus and performance

When it comes to the time to perform your task, it is imperative that you are able to focus. When you are able to focus solely on the task, you get into a flow which allows you to make rapid progress. By only focusing on one task at any time, you are able to give […]

9 Productivity habits to boost your performance

9 Productivity habits to boost your performance

If you are constantly trying to determine the right thing to do, your productivity can be severely hampered. You are forever stopping and starting. This failure to gain momentum can easily lead to you spending more time determining the correct course of action than you spend carrying out the action. Some people even use their […]

By June 30, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Effective Relationships

Work effectively with others

Work effectively with others

We all have to work with others if we want to fulfil our potential and meet our objectives. Even those of us who are solopreneurs have this requirement. Just because the other people do not work within the same company; it does not mean that we do not have to cooperate with others. If you […]

By July 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
How to deliver feedback without arguments

How to deliver feedback without arguments

Feedback is one of the most essential skills in life. It is not realistic to expect that everything will always go as planned for you. If you want to correct the errors, or make sure that things improve, you must be able to deliver feedback effectively. When you deliver feedback you are usually commenting on […]

The power of principle

The power of principle

A principle is akin to a rule for life. When you have a clear principle it guides you as to how you would like to behave in a particular situation. As long as you remain true to your principle, you will know that you are doing the right thing. If you do not adhere to […]

By March 15, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Emotional Intelligence

Build better relationships with emotional intelliegence

Build better relationships with emotional intelliegence

Regardless of what you want to achieve in life, you will need the help of others to achieve it. You need to build relationships with people who are in a position to offer you help and support. You could try and assert authority and dictate to, and bully others into doing what you want them […]

By June 27, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Live in the moment and be happy there

Live in the moment and be happy there

The greatest sign of a successful life is not your bank balance or any of your material possessions. It is not your reputation or standing in your profession or community either. The greatest sign of a successful life is your ability to live in the moment, and be happy there. Goals are important in life […]

By June 18, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Be optimistic

Be optimistic

I cover many issues related to stress and performance on this blog and they do all play their part in determining the level of success which you will achieve. Things such as planning, productivity and communication are absolutely essential, if you wish to fulfil your potential. However, there is another factor which impacts every area […]

By June 11, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Personal Effectiveness

Measure your progress. How to stay on track with your goals.

Measure your progress. How to stay on track with your goals.

There is little point in setting a goal if you will never know whether you were successful or not. To determine the level of success that you achieve, you must be able to measure your progress. When you measure your progress you can see how you’re coming along, and this is a powerful motivator to […]

By July 28, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Core qualities of a strong leader

Core qualities of a strong leader

Is a strong leader born or made? It’s a common question. While you may be born with some of the qualities required to be a strong leader, it is certainly possible to develop those traits. So if you do not currently possess those qualities, it is time to start working on a plan for development. […]

By July 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Creating your own personal story? A prerequisite for success.

Creating your own personal story? A prerequisite for success.

A clear vision for life is a prerequisite for success. If you want to know what action to take in any given moment; you must first try to understand what you are trying to achieve. We use vision or stories in almost all aspects of life. Stories are one of the most important communication tools […]

Career Coaching

Developing a career driven mindset

Developing a career driven mindset

To succeed in your career you need to have a career driven mindset. The difference between having a job and having a career is mindset. When you have a career driven mindset, you take full responsibility for your career path and your development. When you lack a career driven mindset, you abdicate responsibility. You end […]

8 Goal setting mistakes which you must avoid

8 Goal setting mistakes which you must avoid

Goals can be a wonderful tool for inspiring and motivating you. They give you a clear sense of direction and help you to prioritise your tasks in the most effective manner. Setting effective goals is one of the most important steps for improving your effectiveness; your happiness, and your health. In order to set effective […]

By October 21, 2013 4 Comments Read More →
8 Coaching questions to create a career development plan

8 Coaching questions to create a career development plan

Whether you are an entrepreneur, a manager or an ambitious professional; you will want to get the most possible from your career. To do this you need to have a career development plan.  A career development plan sets out what you aim to achieve and your plan to achieve it. It outlines the knowledge, skills […]

By October 7, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

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Effective goals: why they are so important

Effective goals: why they are so important

Whether in your business or personal life, if you want to fulfill your potential and, create the best life possible; you must set effective goals for yourself. Effective goals are the biggest difference between a life spent daydreaming and a life spent experiencing the riches and rewards that you desire. Many people see goal setting […]

Productivity through small positive actions

Productivity through small positive actions

One of the biggest deterrents to setting up an effective productivity system is the size of the task involved. There can be a lot of work involved in setting up an effective productivity system but if done right, this is a project which only needs to be completed once. It is perhaps ironic that people […]

By June 23, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
How to stay productive throughout the day

How to stay productive throughout the day

I am naturally lazy. I will never make any attempt to deny that. I enjoy being lazy and while most people would argue that laziness is a bad thing; I will always argue that it is possible to be lazy and stay productive i.e. to get the things that need to be done, done. The […]

By June 13, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
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