Ever made a New Year’s resolution that didn’t come to fruition? Did you make one last year but feel like that very public declaration for a better you was a horrible mistake? You’re not alone! Learn how to set yourself up for success in 2017!Read More
Difficult people stifle our creativity, stonewall our ideas and ooze negativity. They are the aggressive ones, the defensive ones and the ones who avoid us. More importantly, they are the people who cause us to act in a defensive and reactive manner – a manner we often regret.Read More
Our capacity to pay attention, that is, our ability to selectively concentrate on one aspect of the environment while ignoring other things, is limited. Learn how to boost your attentional capacity and become a more present, effective and focused leader.Read More
Most of us find it very difficult to be open-minded and hold multiple perspectives, particularly when it involves a task or project that we feel passionate about, or have limited time to accomplish. Here is four activities to help you practice both.Read More
The concept of setting intrinsically motivating, self-concordant goals is an important and complex part of the coaching process. It involves unpacking the client’s needs and teasing out the complex internal layers characterised by anxiety and guilt; known as the ‘I should’ or ‘I ought to’ talk.
Why do we close our minds to other people’s perspectives, particularly when they run counter to our own? And how can we practice being more open-minded and accepting of other’s perspectives?