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The fine art of delegation

Tuesday, 09th of June 2015

Learning effective delegation can be one of the biggest challenges for most people. It's hard to let go of control and trust that everything will work out the way you want it to. But even though it's a challenge, delegation is a necessary for us all. Effective delegation isn't instantaneous:…

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How to transition gently from work to holiday mode to avoid ‘leisure sickness’

Tuesday, 09th of June 2015

Why is it that so often when we take time out from work, we become ill? People who are never sick during work time seem to come down with headaches, colds and sickness as soon as they leave the everyday stresses and strains of the office behind. The phenomena even…

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How to fit Mindfulness into your daily routine

Thursday, 23rd of April 2015

I teach Mindfulness as an ART: A – Awareness of what you hold. R – Realisation of what that’s doing to you. T – Transformation through techniques and practice. The techniques are very simple such as conscious breathing, and taking more time when you eat or drink. Here are some…

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Standing-up to those inner fears

Monday, 02nd of February 2015

I’ve stretched my comfort zone on more than a number of occasions. For example, I did a skydive over beautiful Cape Town in 2013 and walked the Camino – a Spanish pilgrim route, in April 2014. However the scariest thing I have ever done to date is stand up comedy.…

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Embrace difference: stand by for fresh thinking

Sunday, 23rd of November 2014

I was very pleasantly surprised to discover my last newsletter was opened in over 25 countries. It was exciting to realise how far and wide my audience is - literally all over the world and growing. It made me think about the subject of diversity, culture and inclusion. It can…

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What will you change to get what you want?

Monday, 15th of September 2014

When was the last time you stuck to your guns and went after something you really wanted? For example, how long have you been thinking about going for that promotion or finding a new job?  Change always makes us uncomfortable, and conjures up all kinds of thoughts, yet it’s fertile…

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Five tips for a perfect CV

Monday, 15th of September 2014

Before you even start looking for a new job, get out your CV, dust it off and polish it up!  Here are some tips to help you on your way. 1) Whoever you send your CV to is likely to be busy. So don’t give them too much work to…

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Is your jar half full or half empty?

Tuesday, 15th of January 2013

As we enter 2013 spend some time acknowledging your achievements of 2012. We tend to move straight ahead without stopping to take in what we have achieved. STOP, LISTEN, ACKNOWLEDGE YOURSELF........ feeling a little uncomfortable. That's ok too. Growth only comes when the comfort zone is stretched. Next find these:…

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Are you a couch potato or are you the leader in your life?

Tuesday, 28th of August 2012

Ever heard yourself saying YES to someone and later thinking what made me do that? I did just that when I agreed to do some stand up comedy for a charity. Well what did that lead to? Other than being scared out of my wits, actually so terrified that I…

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