As the Delphic Oracle stated … ‘Know Thyself’. Self awareness means having a deep understanding of your strengths, weaknesses, values, beliefs, emotions, feelings, drives, needs, vulnerabilities behaviours & purpose. It also involves being able to recognise, regulate & respond to a particular situation in the most appropriate manner. Giving you the ability to process [...]more→
High performers spend over 75% of their time playing to their strengths! And yet, less than 20% of people spend the majority of their time playing to their strengths!(Harvard 2010). What a waste of potential!
Research shows there are significant measurable benefits when people & teams use their strengths
• They are 6 times more engaged [...]
Realistic Optimism is believing you will succeed but knowing you have to make success happen & that there may be difficulties / obstacles to overcome on the way. It involves a ‘can do’ attitude where setbacks are viewed as temporary & changeable.
• Learned Optimism – Optimism is an attitude that can be learned. The [...]more→
Mental toughness builds ‘True Grit’ … the ability to persevere thru challenge, adversity, plateaus in performance & failure whilst maintaining effort & interest.
• Thinking Traps – Lethal pitfalls that hijack your emotions create mental turbulence & divert precious energy / focus. Interactives to ID them, learn how to render them ineffective & develop healthy [...]more→
Increasing pressures can ‘shorten our fuses’ causing people to lose control or over react. Their ability to stay calm & level headed is affected by strong waves of emotion. Our Limbic (emotional) System triggers a chemical response which spikes our emotions. This chemical response last no longer than 20 – 90 secs. After which [...]more→
Our emotional responses can be intense, liable & unproductive. Often they highjack our actions & take over control. Learn how to regulate your emotions / moods so you can maintain your focus & continue to act productively / effectively. Practical techniques to utilise emotion & story as powerful communication & persuasion tools.
• Ride, Regulate, [...]more→
Fear is private enemy # 1 & it is rampant in business. Fear makes you stupid … it shuts down higher order thinking, it inhibits action & silences opinion, causing underachievement & a lack of growth. The problem is … we’ve grown so accustomed to it we hardly notice it. Master techniques to catalyse [...]more→
Life doesn’t go smoothly! We need to work thru our difficulties & learn from our mistakes. Grappling is Good. It improves our problem solving capability, it challenges & motivates us, it stretches our talents so we improve our mastery. Each time we make progress & learn from trial / error we grow our confidence [...]more→
Resilient people extract meaning & motivation from adversity. They ask themselves the difficult questions & face the truth.
• Bitter or Better – The process of letting go of resentment, guilt & anger to make space for the learnings of ‘How this situation served me’
• Phoenix Rising Moments – Interactives to collect & share powerful [...]more→
Is the ability to stand in someone else shoes, sense what they are experiencing, see the situation from their eyes, hear the messages beneath the words, understand their emotional makeup. It’s not a matter of sympathising, feeling sorry or being nice or tolerant of people. It’s the ability to intuit the perspective & feeling [...]more→