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Category: Personal Mastery

Take it easy… but take it!

Take it easy… But take it! In my family, “take it easy” is something we often say to each other when we’re going through a tough time. The expression, while I’m sure is meant as a vote of support and care, leaves me feeling less than comforted, supported or cared for. I ask myself, am […]

Courage and Confidence – which comes first?

My favourite topic for a keynote or workshop is: The 7 principles of leadership power. Courage is one of the principles. People may think that power comes from confidence. That you first need to be confident before you can show up confidently with a bold message and clear conviction. However, that’s often not the case. […]

Rejection therapy: How about collecting “no’s”

We’re so scared to ask for stuff in case we get told “no.”  Hearing no is tough for us humans because we immediately make it personal. The “no” sends a thousand messages that only we hear, in our own heads. Messages like: I’m not good enough, they don’t like me, I don’t deserve this… You […]

Disease to please

Do you suffer from the disease to please? Just yesterday, my client described a situation where she was asked to do something she was not comfortable doing. She tried to find a way that would allow her to satisfy the request and be true to herself at the same time, but she couldn’t. She didn’t […]