Developing a Growth Mindset and using the power of ‘yet’

By Carol Dweck. Let’s talk about Growth Mindset versus a Fixed Mindset, and the power of ‘yet’. Use it to transform the way you think about your challenges and how you approach learning for yourself and your teams. How can you use the power of ‘yet’ in your challenges? I’m not good at this…. Yet

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We are all storytellers

One evening a Cherokee grandfather told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, “My son, the battle is between two “wolves” inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego. The other is good.

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Real Leadership development involves more than 7 easy steps

Real Leadership development involves more than 7 easy steps What’s common sense isn’t common practice~ Steven Covey It seems to be quite the trend to write articles with ‘3 steps to a better team’, ‘5 steps to influencing others’, ‘7 essential qualities to be a better leader’. The need to distill leadership skills into a

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So stressed you can’t think!

A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they’d be asked the “half empty or half full” question. Instead, with a smile on her face, she inquired: “How heavy is this glass of water?” Answers called out ranged from 8 oz.

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Mentorship Matters

I believe that it is important especially to give and receive mentorship. Together we can build a community of leaders that support each other to grow. If you are a leader and would like to get involved in mentorship, please contact us.

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How to eat an elephant?

How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. No, I do not eat nor am I condoning eating an actual elephant. *No elephants were harmed in the writing of this blog post. I love using this metaphor to describe how you tackle big goals, or projects, i.e. you break it into smaller

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Don’t you love it when a plan comes together

If you fail to plan, You’re planning to fail ~ Benjamin Franklin Today is my first day back to work after the summer holidays and while I had a great time relaxing, reading and spending time with friends, my mind has still been working on creating a million and one ideas from all the inspiration

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The leader and your brain

As executive coaching gains momentum worldwide as a valuable part of the leadership development journey, the field of neuroscience is providing a better understanding of the inner workings of the brain, and evidence of the benefits of coaching. It is fascinating to see through Neuroscience research how these shifts are manifested in the brain, and to

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The wisdom in storytelling

Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today ~ Robert McKee In many cultures, the passing down of history and wisdom has come in the form of stories. Story-telling in coaching and training is useful as it allows the listener to reflect and find individual and relevant meaning in the

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