The Real You

  • The Real You

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    This approach was not a question incoming, it was a statement from a courageous woman that I needed to hear more than she needed to say it. Perception is projection and learning how we can serve each other in how we communicate, learn and see the people around us can be helpful on so many levels. How people see you and how you see others can be your greatest motivator or your darkest destroyer. How do you choose and why?

  • Mistakes and Meaning

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    Mistakes are a key part of growth that if celebrated can lead to success and happiness beyond measure. One executive shares the learning process of realising that her references around mistakes were adopted from childhood. As a child mistakes and how an adult addresses them can leave a lasting impression of bad, retribution and wrong. The gift of mistakes is that they are actually life enhancing, evidence of progress and can be given a higher meaning.

  • Real Leadership

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    Real Leadership “A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.” ~ Lao Tzu What a relief… I meet so many business leaders who are completely exhausted, battle weary and burnt out.  Efforting to lead, they put themselves in […]

  • Seizing The Opportunity

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    Seizing The Opportunity There’s a blogger out in blogging land who inspires me with his stories every Monday. His name is Darren Zwiers and he quotes himself as putting the “awe-in-some.” Recently he shared a metaphor that reminded me of a parallel in my own life. In Darren’s story he talks about a man who […]

  • The Saturated Spending Myth

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    “Don’t tell me where your priorities are. Show me where you spend your money and I’ll tell you what they are.” – James W. Frick In business and consumer products marketing a question I am often asked is to comment on what sets a product or business apart from it’s competition, and enables it to […]