Starting the day feeling frustrated

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Having had a sleepless night over something that I thought was a small irritation, I woke this morning feeling highly annoyed and overwhelmed. The usual meditation didn’t get rid of it and I thought my day was going to custard. Not being an avid exerciser,given work pressures, I decided to get on that exercise machine that sits lonely and unused … Read More

When people feel either elated or depressed, they will pay more for something than it is worth

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Many industries attract to them strongly analytical people given the highly detailed and analytical nature of the role. Makes sense doesn’t it. What happens when those people are then required to have human contact. Aarggghh!!!. You may well laugh but I work everyday with people who tell themselves that anything to do with emotions is fluffy stuff. This exactly the … Read More

Research shows excessive sitting is a lethal activity

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The New York Times reported a study, published last year in the journal Circulation that looked at nearly 9,000 Australians and found that for each additional hour of television a person sat and watched per day, the risk of dying rose by 11%. In that article, a doctor is quoted as saying that excessive sitting, which he defines as nine … Read More

Have you put yourself on the “sale rack”?

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How often do we discount our value, put ourselves on the “sale rack”. Whether consciously or unconsciously, every time we settle for less or don’t trust our true worth that’s exactly what we do! This is thinking based on fear of: : Not being worthy : People not wanting to pay full price for your service : Not having enough … Read More

How to have a year that matters …

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This year has exploded into life and unlike most New Years I’m fizzing at the bung! This year I’m am already demanding from life what I know I deserve. When you decide – the universe conspires to make it happen …. and oh yes … We have to do stuff too. I liked the straight up messages in this article. … Read More

How Introverts Can Become Better Innovators

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How often do those creative introverted juices get stifled by the difficulty in verbalising them. More often than not the process of getting ideas out to others doesn’t easily flow at a pace that works for us extroverts and therefore gets talked over. This article is a must read not just for introverts but also for extroverts who could well … Read More

Are your clients holding you by hostage on your cell phone 24 hrs a day?

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This article on sales trends for 2013 identifies Technology Fatigue. “While technology has profoundly improved the effectiveness of salespeople, there is an interesting trend that has been growing over the past couple of years and will only get worse. Salespeople today are always available to customers via their cell phones, constantly receiving a gargantuan stream of e-mail information, and every … Read More

hsbc-could-learn-leadership-from-nurses-death

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I thought this was an interesting article in light of current events and how this shows the difference in accountability. This excerpt below is challenging. Read link below for full article ” I hear bosses worrying about employees who don’t pull their weight. But that isn’t the problem. People want to do a good job; they’d prefer to do a … Read More