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Why It Is Time To Stop Fitting In To Other Peoples’ Agendas

My friend and colleague Paul Lyons writes some great posts and he makes some great comments and observations here regarding being yourself – after all, everyone else is taken. One of my life experiences and one which I frequently observe in the people I coach is "that happiness, fulfillment and personal success comes more readily … Continue reading Why It Is Time To Stop Fitting In To Other Peoples’ Agendas

Are You Carrying Extra Baggage?

Is your self-doubt getting in the way of you achieving personal success? Recently, I got an email, asking me to undertake some work which took me a bit out of my comfort zone. It was something I hadn’t done before, and I felt my hands reach over to the keyboard in front of me to … Continue reading Are You Carrying Extra Baggage?

What Will Make Your Staff Reach For The Sky?

I had such a great time presenting at the CPA Congress in Adelaide last week and met so many great people. In the afternoon session, I had the opportunity to sit in on a session with Zrinka Lovrencic from Great Place To Work. She facilitated a session on workplace culture and engagement and I thought … Continue reading What Will Make Your Staff Reach For The Sky?

How To Make Feedback Work For You

Many people find it difficult to receive feedback and also provide feedback to others. Our reactions to receiving this feedback vary significantly and we often have difficulty controlling our emotional responses which in turn results in others being apprehensive as to how to best provide us information. In this great post by Mental Toughness Partners … Continue reading How To Make Feedback Work For You

7 Things You Tell People Without Saying a Word

Most of us are probably aware that much of our communication is actually non verbal. But you may in fact be quite shocked as to what you are unintentionally telling people about yourself by your actions rather than the words which actually come out of your mouth. I read with great interest an article by … Continue reading 7 Things You Tell People Without Saying a Word

Is The Running Of Your Mental Load Checklist Impacting Your Sleep?

You know what it’s like. You’re lying there in bed, it’s been 2 hours since you put your head on the pillow and your brain is still buzzing with no end in sight of it ever taking a break. All you want so desperately is to just relax and drift off into a peaceful and … Continue reading Is The Running Of Your Mental Load Checklist Impacting Your Sleep?

How Do Confidence and Self-Belief Relate?

My friend and colleague, Paul Lyons (CEO of Mental Toughness Partners in Australasia) recently shared this post and although it is specifically in reference to poker, I thought it was an absolutely great read. Whilst mental toughness is about resilience and the ability to bounce back from setbacks and failures, it is also about having … Continue reading How Do Confidence and Self-Belief Relate?

Houston, We Have A Problem – with Our Mental Toughness and Wellbeing!

Have you looked around lately at your team? I mean have you really looked at how your team are and how they are managing? Are they thriving? Or are they just holding it together with a very fine thread? Is the rocket ship starting to crack under the pressure? Many teams are struggling at the … Continue reading Houston, We Have A Problem – with Our Mental Toughness and Wellbeing!

Learn and Help Learn – Using A Growth Mindset and Mental Toughness.

  Every single day, we are presented with challenges. But every single day, these challenges also present us with opportunities to grow. We have a choice as to whether we see these challenges as threats, or whether we see them as ways to learn more about ourselves, how to build mental toughness and not just … Continue reading Learn and Help Learn – Using A Growth Mindset and Mental Toughness.