Routine versus ritual. What's the difference? Ever thought why that might matter? Are you routinely "treadmilling" life away? Or does your life's work …More
Leadership of Self
Before you can successfully lead others, you need to be able to successfully lead yourself, agree? How would you rate yourself for your self leadership?
Do you have the discipline to manage your habits? You know, growing the good ones and replacing the bad ones?
How much do you trust yourself? Are you your biggest fan or your harshest critic?
How inspired are you by what you do? Do you leap or groan out of bed? If you aren't leaping, how can you inspire others?
Are you leveraging your greatest strengths into what you love doing most? Is your attitude supportive of that or can it sometimes get in the way?
So after you have been prompted to some self reflection through the blogs contained in this section, how valuable would it be to have someone hold up a mirror to you and then guide you to lead yourself through your blind spots?
So that you become a great leader of self and become fully equipped to lead others?
Reaction versus Response. Why is it important to distinguish between them?
Reaction vs Response. Which are you better known for? Can you be triggered into a reaction? Or do you calmly consider the options before giving a …More
Are You “Always On”?
Do you find you're almost "always on" working from home and that your hours are creeping up? Easy to slide into, isn't it? If you prefer …More
The power of reframing “YET”
Sometimes guilty of "beating up on yourself" when you've fallen short of your own expectations? Do you know how powerfully reframing the word "yet" …More
I Get IQ & EQ, But What’s This SQ?
If Spiritual Intelligence (SQ) leverages wisdom, compassion and seeing meaning and purpose in life and work, how and why do you use it beyond IQ and …More
(How) Can You Leverage A Few Deep Breaths?
When last have a few deep breaths rescued you from overwhelm or a confronting situation? Or can you use them in your favour all the time? If you …More
The Credibility Leaders Look For
How's your credibility with your leadership? With your line managers? Key senior stakeholders? Their leaders? Is it where you'd like it to be? If …More
What Stories Are You Telling Yourself?
What stories do you keep telling yourself in your mind chatter? If they're negative, what might they be depriving you of? Do you realize how much …More
Using Head, Heart and Tummy
Can you use Head, Heart and Tummy, leveraging all the keys on your piano to differentiate you as a superior leader? If you prefer listening to …More
Being deliberate. If I asked people who really know you how genuinely passionate you are towards your purpose what might they say? Would they say …More
Holding The Power In The Room
How well do you "hold the power" in rooms of significance? Can you? Or do you admire others for this and wish you could too? I coach lots of …More
Managing distractions to stay on track towards your goals? Or are they a welcome escape? How do they affect your focus, energy and success? Prefer …More
What are you worth?
How much have you invested in your personal and professional development this year? And last year? Tell me and I’ll tell you what I think what are you …More
How Do You Deal With Adversity?
What will it take for your handling adversity to become one of your primary winning characteristics? What makes it so? Willing to have a go? If you …More
I’m An Introvert – Is That A Problem?
Are you labelled to be an Introvert? What does that mean to you? Is it a problem for you, are you ambivalent to it, or do you see its power? If you …More
Attitude Determines Altitude
Does the cliche "attitude determines altitude" work for you, or does that irk you? Are you "always up" or somewhat more volatile? Are you in control …More
One Big Idea
If I asked you for "One Big Idea" that you could develop for your career or your business that could catapult your success, what might it be? How …More
Having a Go
What drives you more - having to win or having a go? Are you so focused on winning, that you lose sight of all the pleasure of having a go? If you …More
How good are you at “I don’t know”?
Faced with an "I don't know" situation, is your fear of being found out preventing you from learning what will prevent you from being found out? If …More
So when you face a challenge….
When you are facing a challenge, do you focus on the obstacle or can you be inspired by what you’re about to learn now? If you prefer to listen …More
How do you measure what balance you have across work, life, health and wealth? When do you know whether you are or you aren’t in balance? Are you …More
Power over ourselves and others
How do you go about exercising power - your power? How do you use your power? How often have you abused your power over someone else? How do you feel …More
When last have you defined or refined your values? You know, the filters by which you judge good & bad, right & wrong? Are you truly living in …More
Front Bench or Opposition?
Are you more constructive or destructive? If it isn’t your idea, do you criticize or “find the catch” or do you prefer to add perspectives that might …More
Are you part of the Problem or Solution?
Problem or Solution? Do you need to be a problem solving hero, or can you step back and operationalize so the problem can’t happen again? If you …More
Character and Charisma
Does the character and charisma in your personality enable you to inspire, influence, enthuse and motivate with care and an attitude of “fun and …More
Dancing until it rains
Perseverance. To get what you want, are you just willed to “dance in the rain” or are you prepared to keep dancing until it rains? If you prefer …More
Mindfulness: Pleasure only in Leisure?
How great is your mindfulness about your experiencing pleasure any and all the time, or is that only possible when you are in a leisure …More
Choice or Chance?
Choice or chance? Are you leaving your destiny to chance, or pro-acting what will raise the possibilities of these choices to be better supported by …More
Can you Meditate?
How often do you allow yourself to find a quiet space where you can reflect and visualize deep down into who you are and what you want most? Can you …More
The Blue Honda
Does “the harder I practice, the luckier I get” work for you? If self-talk becomes your self-fulfilling prophecy – does yours invoke the Law of …More
Gratitude. Are you able to use your “what I’m grateful for” list to inspire you to raise your game even more or through tough times when you may be …More
We are who we hang out with, aren't we? If I asked you to “show me the friends you keep”, what might they tell me about “who you are”? Aren't friends …More
Healthy wealthy and wise - how well are you balanced across these 3 key attributes in your life's work? Are you in, out or on top? Gesundheit! …More
Self awareness – how do you spell your “I (k)no(w)”?
Whats coming out of your eyes? A self awareness that "you know that you know", or a doubtful "I think I (k)no(w)"? What's it going to take to change …More
When you get "goosebumps", do you recognize what your intuition is trying to tell you that is important right now? Or does your running treadmill …More
If I asked your friends about your authenticity, what might they say? Would they have to think about it or would they respond straight out about how …More
If I asked about your awareness, how awake, alert, aware and connected would you say you are right now to what’s going on with, in, on and around …More
Values, ethics, integrity and compliance
How often have you been in a situation where you knew the boundaries of your business integrity and compliance thereto (your “price”) was being …More
Watch your language
How well do you watch your language? Does it give away the inner view of your self-worth? Is it indicative of your current station or already reflect …More
Racialism. Intolerance. Preconception. Bias. Superiority. Inferiority. Stereotype. Would you own up to some prejudice, or are you “squeaky …More
Is life drifting away week by week, heading towards Friday - anyway? What’s got to change for you to be taking control and leading it to where it …More
Doing the right thing
How solid is your personal integrity? Where is your "line in the sand” on “what is right or wrong” for your life and work? What’s “your price”? Doing …More
Ego versus Outcomes
How good is your ego management? How often do you allow your ego to cloud your judgement of what's really happening or what you really want to …More
Accepting it like it is
Do I have the self acceptance and serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the …More
How good would it be if you had the discipline to just keep doing what it takes every day - long after the euphoria in which the decision was taken …More
Patience (Audio) What are you best known for: patience or intolerance; perseverance or frustration; calm or agitated? Would your critics suggest …More
Are you in tune with the rhythms that really work for you? Which ones drive your success and fulfillment and what gets in the way? Rhythm …More
When will your self-worth allow you sufficient time to protect some regular personal “me time” just for you? Can you really raise your game without …More
How good was it when last you were thanked? How good are you at giving thanks? When last have you said a genuine thank you? Or do you forget - …More
Leaping out of bed
In the last 30 days, how many times were you leaping out of bed and how many times did you groan out of bed? Time for a wake-up call on doing what you …More