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Going to the Dogs

  Are your plans going to the dogs? Sometimes the most profound truths come in the simplest stories like below anecdote. The Good Dog/Bad Dog Syndrome A Native American elder once described his inner struggles to a friend. “Inside of me there are two dogs: the bad dog is mean and angry, the good dog […] Read more

Self-Sabotaging Mind Habit

Having literally coached hundreds of clients globally from US to Singapore, Russia to South Africa, the same universal self-sabotaging mind habit pops up again and again. What mind habit? The powerful creative imagination gone awry, imaging setback and failure instead of what can be. Here is a powerful question to purposefully enlist the power of […] Read more

Paradox Zone II

A Misunderstanding? It Is Not About Positive Thinking Often when we see, read or hear about wise individuals with an abundance of energy and multitude of perspectives in coping with challenging work or life situations We erroneously equate their freedom of action and inspiring attitude with positive thinking. We see their unwavering resolve and creative […] Read more

Paradox Zone

A Misunderstanding? It Is Not About Positive Thinking Often when we see, read or hear about wise individuals with an abundance of energy and multitude of perspectives in coping with challenging work or life situations We erroneously equate their freedom of action and inspiring attitude with positive thinking. We see their unwavering resolve and creative […] Read more

Mindfulness and Leadership Development

  Paul, was a strong performer who had a solid technical knowledge of the products and excellent customer management skills. As a rising star, he was promoted to head an important unit with key operational responsibilities; however, since his promotion less than two years ago, things have not been not going well. The feedback from […] Read more

Good luck, Bad Luck, Who Knows?

In early 2000 at the height of mergers and acquisitons in North America, our company was bought over and hundreds of jobs were made redundant. A week later attending the career transition services with a well-known consulting company the trainer began the highly charged first session – where emotions were still raw with most participants […] Read more

Scarcest Resource At Work Place/Life – Attention

  Scarcest Resource “Contrary to popular belief the scarcest resource at work place isn’t time, it’s attention – your personal capacity to attend to the right things for the right length of time”, writes Julian Birkinshaw professor of strategy and entrepreneurship at London Business School. Tony Schwartz, a consultant who coaches leaders on how to […] Read more

Mindfulness Transforms Your Mindset

  Recently came about an interesting story on transformative power of mindfulness: A well-known travel writer was invited to dine at the home of a well-to-do Japanese family. His host had invited a number of guests, letting it be known that he had something of great importance to share. Part of the meal would consist […] Read more

Meeting Habits With Self-Awareness

Meeting Habits with Self-Awareness How we think, feel and act has direct impact on the outcomes we experience and yet it seems to be our human condition to meet a challenge out of habits and not conscious choice. Here are some simple steps to help develop awareness in working with habits. Think of a specific […] Read more

Being Present

She was a senior manager with global responsibility that had built a successful team that was favorably commented on the 360 by peers and superiors. On the improvement note, the feedback read ‘be more present during the meetings’. – What they mean by being ‘more present’ at meetings? “You know, I admit it is true. […] Read more

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