Our focus on impossibility

And all the reasons it won?t work! Why are so many people focused on impossibility? Why things won?t work. We talk about these amazing ideas and dreams then counter it with a myriad of reasons why it won?t work, why we shouldn?t do it and why we should just be grateful for what we have. It?s one of the many …

Making sense of change

If it aint broke, don?t fix it! As a natural default most of us opt for doing what?s easiest right now (also known as taking the path of least resistance) rather than doing what?s best long term. We prefer to do things the way they?ve always been done…so we?re not having to switch our brains on. And why not! If …

Surround yourself with people who inspire and elevate

And limit time with those who don?t! ? I?m sure you?re familiar with the saying that ?you are the sum average of the five closest people you spend your time with?. So how much thought have you given to the people you?re spending your time with? As an exercise, write down a list of people you?ve spent over two hours …

How I came to like people!

By focusing on what I can control and becoming curious about others As the second of four children I didn?t have much space or ?me-time? when I was growing up. For most of my childhood I shared a bedroom with one of my three siblings and the arguments and disagreements were endless. We would fight (sometimes physically) over space, we …

The fluff that matters!

Building relationships, running staff engagement and team culture activities and even development conversations are often referred to as fluff! In 2018? Really, that can?t be! Yep it actually is. I?ve heard it used by several leaders over the past few months. Leaders who were in different states, different organisations and different industries?so yep, it?s still happening. If I?d just heard …

You are capable of so much more!

Over the weekend I became a Master NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) Practitioner, which is a huge accomplishment and something I’m so very proud of. Over six months the program forced me to ?challenge myself in new ways and do things I wouldn’t?ordinarily do or didn’t think I was capable of. One of the biggest mental challenges was believing I could …