Posts tagged conscious leadership
What’s Your Relationship with Success? (And Why This Is More Important That Any ‘Success Strategy’!)

At the heart of being successful is a paradox. It’s a paradox that the most successful people I know have solved, although they may not be aware of it. And it’s the paradox that keeps those of us who are feeling frustrated about our success fro achieving everything we want.

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Why “If You Believe It, You Can Achieve It” Is the Worst Possible Success Advice and What’s a Much Better Plan for This Game of Life...

A popular self-help rallying cry “if you believe it you can achieve it!”. But where has that led us other than to hard work and more hard work? Let’s take a look whether it’s true and what else we could believe in instead…

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Poverty Isn’t the Problem

When we give to others, when we share our riches with those less well-off, what are we really giving? Is it about the money? Yes, to a degree, but perhaps there’s also another way to look at this so that we can all make a larger difference in everyday ways…

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Imaginary Dragons and the Pointlessness of Fighting Them

Ellen told me all the reasons she didn’t want to live in London. And all of them sounded plausible! But what if we can lift our restrictions so that it doesn’t matter where we live, but we don’t have to be limited by things that don’t exist.

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Asking for Advice and Why We Look in the Wrong Place

It’s so common for clients and friends to come to us with questions that look like they have a real answer, and it’s easy for us to give it. But what if we’re doing more of a disservice than we know? What else can we do when someone is asking for advice (works for us too!)

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Bulletproof Coffee and the Misunderstanding of 'Resilience' in Life and in Leadership

Resilience goes hand in hand with phrases like ‘bulletproof’ and protecting ourselves, like we have to build an emotional kevlar suit for life, or find ‘bulletproof leadership’ in a work context. But what if there’s an easier way to experience resilience…?

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The Subtle, yet Important, Difference Between Inspiration and Motivation (The Key to an Inspired Life and a Stress-Free Day)

In conversation with a client who was feeling demotivated about her to-do list, we broke down the distinction between inspiration and motivation and how to keep ourselves in the flow.

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