Even time poor leaders are readers. And if not (yet), do you know how much better a leader you could be(come) as an avid reader? If you prefer …More
Performing at our best and then performing even better than the rest. That keeps us competitive - for our own life, our own career and for our business.
In business we're either raising our game ahead of the rest or they are. No standing still.
Sounds like incessant hard work. Or can we work "smart" instead?
Those recognizing the need to and wanting to keep "raising your game" will know how much easier that is to achieve "if you have a plan".
Most don't. Which is why most don't win at keeping a raised game.
Which is true for you?
While the almost 50 blog articles in this Category will go a long way to injecting some new perspectives towards differentiating your personal performance, wouldn't a coach assisting you to plan and strategize and then hold you accountable help make all the difference, so that you couldn't but win and grow?
(When) Are You At Your “Sharpest”?
Do you know at what times of the day (or night) you are at your absolute “sharpest”? You know, at your highest possible level of performance? If …More
What Do You Invest In Your Own CPD?
What did you invest in your own CPD (Continuous Personal or Professional Development) so far this year? How are you feeding your goose, if it's the …More
Collaboration or Competition
Collaboration or Competition. Is it all or nothing for you, or is there something in it for everyone? Does it have to be "I win - you lose"? If you …More
Being More Strategic
Are you known more for being more strategic or are you still stuck in the comfort of the detail? What will it take to change that? Prefer listening …More
Leveraging “Top Pocket” Anecdotes?
How well are you leveraging your "top pocket anecdotes"? You know, vital, valuable information only you have, that your bosses need? If you prefer …More
Goal Procrastination? The Roles of Need or Want
Need or Want. Having to do something or Wanting to? No-brainer because you have options? Or do you feel trapped by the need to "have to"? If you …More
Goals or New-years Resolutions? What’s The Difference?
How might you looking back on the end of another year? In satisfaction or regret? Could not having Goals have anything to do with it? If you prefer …More
End of Year “Blues”?
How do you feel about the end of this year? Excited by what you achieved? Relieved its almost over? Ambivalent perhaps? Or can you feel the "Blues" …More
Want to Turbocharge Your Goals?
How would you like to turbocharge your goals to increase the likelihood of achieving or exceeding them by 85+%? Seriously? Yes. Want to know …More
Energized or Drained? What Makes It So?
Are you usually more tired or inspired? Energized or drained? Doing daily what you love best or groaning out of bed to the same old same old? If …More
Are You Thriving or Surviving?
You've worked consistently hard over decades, right? Are you now where you wanted to be? With other words, are you truly Thriving or (just) …More
Crafting Personal Breakthroughs
What's still holding you back from playing at that level you aspire to? What personal breakthroughs do you yearn for to catapult you to that elusive …More
What is your purpose?
When the dog’s in the hunt there’s no time for fleas, right? Isn’t it amazing the fleas we can come up with when we‘re lacking purpose? What is your …More
Planning in scenarios
Scenario Planning: Worst case scenario? And the best possible outcome? Do you really think either extreme's likely to happen? So let's plan the likely …More
An Extraordinary Life
Continuing as you are now, and looking back at age 90, what will you feel – satisfaction or regret? You know what’s required to make it an …More
Can you allow yourself to see things the way “they” are (differently), or are you stuck in seeing them the way “you” are? Do you permit new …More
Momentum, the power residing in a moving object, kept so through inertia – fuelled by doing. Is your doing strong enough to maintain and grow your …More
Sabbatical Or Burnout?
Is your treadmill burning your candle at both ends, heading for burnout, wondering where your life’s going, or do you know where you are on your …More
Who is on your team?
Are you building your team around you to be the best they can be in what they do for their success, so that you can be the best in what you do for …More
Pro-active, Positive and Responsible
Pro-active, Positive and Responsible – it's all about having a positive thinking attitude? You are in control. Or are you? Positive Thinking I …More
Appetite and Capacity
Are you consistently biting off more than you can chew? Wondering how you and your capacity management ability are ever going to catch up or get …More
Finding the Edge
Finding the edge: where are you at with finding yours? You know, finding "that" edge that allows you to always be the best you can be? What does …More
Last Gasp Chance On Your 2014 Goals?
So here we are early February 2014. If I asked you where you were at in terms of your goals for what you really want to achieve this year, what might …More
What prevails: urgency and chaos or focus on what matters? How well can you filter the urgent out from the important in your life and work right …More
Do you have the complacency of a thermometer that just measures the temperature or are you a thermostat that turns up the heat on what really …More
Pulling the right levers
What interests or agendas do most of your decisions and actions serve: self interest of your own career, those of your unit, your company, your …More
Putting yourself first
How good are you at putting yourself first? How healthy is your sense of self worth? Is it too low, too high or what would make it "just …More
Walk a mile – see a mile
Do you need to walk a mile to see a mile? How many ducks need to be in the row before you start walking? What are you afraid of? What are you still …More
When I speak about coping - mainly in a work related productivity sense, that is our ability to "get on top", "stay on top" and "ahead of the rest" I …More
When I speak about goals, I often refer to my goals trilogy, which deals with this often complex but actually very simple topic across three headings …More
Are you an Authority?
Are you sweating minor stuff, drifting through each day or majoring on what really matters, firmly on your planned way to being an authority in your …More
Struggling with getting started with something? Why? Perhaps you set no goals or set them too high, or perhaps too low? What prize will motivate the …More
What defines us?
Who are you really and what defines us for our life’s work? Are you on track or have you allowed “life to distract you”? Who or what are you …More
The Comfort Zone
You know that the comfort zone will keep you mediocre, don’t you? What will it take to get you off the couch? You know, to where you really deserve …More
See you at the top
When last have you tasted that awe inspiring winning feeling of “reaching the top” in something that really mattered to you? What's stopping you? See …More
Right place, Right time
Is it luck or your courage to set a goal, commit yourself, “have a go”, then keep trying that puts you in the right place right time to get that …More
Making it stick
Are you known for making a commitment to yourself to do what it takes to achieve your life purpose, no matter what? No U-turns - just straight ahead? …More
Some have enthusiasm for 30 minutes, others for 30 days, but it is the one who has enthusiasm for 30 years who makes a success of their life. Which …More
How much “spunk” do you have? You know – real guts or nouse to step up and do with audacity that will achieve you the uncommon? Game to raise your …More
Cause and Effect
Cause and Effect – are you taking control or are you allowing things to play out? Do you make things happen, watch what happened or wonder what …More
Right here, right now
Life is what’s happening to you right here right now. Are you fully in it? Or are you stuck in the past or worrying about the future? Right here, …More
Coping – controlling the Email Monster
How often are you in email overload? Do you control it, or does it control you? Is it a stress or a benefit; adjunct or curse? Does it dictate your …More
Coping: Getting on top of Meetings
Struggling with time management? Spend a lot of time in meetings? Do you allow them to waste and rob you of your valuable time? Want to regain …More
Coping: Staying on Top
Your personal productivity: Can you get on top of it? Are you climbing, or are you sinking? What needs to change for you to get and stay on …More
Goals: Keep on keeping on
Keeping goals. Have you figured out how to keep yourself on track to the goals you’ve set? What works for you and when doesn’t it? Making The …More
Setting Goals: The How To
You’d love the results and you know setting goals are necessary for success, right? Perhaps not sure how? Need some help on how to set …More
Why set goals?
Why set goals - I’ve done OK - why the fuss? Do goals really make all that difference? Well, how far are you from where you want to be in your life’s …More
The 5% that know WHY
Is yours a success mindset? Or are you part of the masses so busy doing that you have lost sight of what you are actually chasing and why that …More
It’s not what you make – it’s what you keep
All your (income) eggs in one basket? How much financial success (net worth) will you need to be able to do what you want to, not what you have …More
Are you a “fetch” person?
Success Thinking: are you more the one that knows and “fetches” what you want, or do you wait for others to “bring” it to you and whinge when they …More
Raising Your Game
Standing still is akin to stagnating, and being overtaken. It's so easy to become complacent. What have you done today to further raising your …More
Do you have a plan?
Do you have a life career plan? Or are you one of most people that spend more time planning a holiday than you ever spent planning your life or your …More