Are you the type of person who, when confronted with an opportunity, always says, “Let’s go for it!”? Or are you the type who holds back, examining the pros and cons before making a decision? This week’s Tip explores how the second, more cautious type can become more comfortable with taking risks.
Here in the U.S. next week is Thanksgiving. This week’s Tip by Loren Ekroth provides suggestions for having meaningful conversations during this holiday.
The topic of balance has been coming up in a number of recent coaching calls. Questions posed are: Is there such a thing? How do I get more of it? As a business owner/CEO, don’t I get to design my day? This week’s Tip by Todd Duncan makes the assertion that you are never actually balanced. Bummer! Read below to find out why.
Are you a “confidence” player? There is a huge difference in how you show up and perform when you are confident vs. not confident. This week’s Tip by Simon Tyler provides some steps to make a positive shift to confidence.
My life has recently improved because I asked for help (much later than I could have). This week’s Tip poses four reasons why you, too, may not be asking for help. Read on to see the benefit of reconsidering this philosophy.
This week’s Tip by Steve Straus, on considering the impact I am having, resonated for me. Sometimes I forget or lose touch with this knowledge. And then, I am reminded – a prior client calls to say thank you. Or, I close my eyes and breathe and remember I chose the work I do for a reason and get back in touch with that feeling and knowing. Do you know the impact you are having?
When my clients are avoiding making a decision, I have them imagine the best result and the worst result of their decision. This process gets the issues on the table so they can be dealt with. Many times, they see that their indecision is only making things worse. This week’s Tip by Neil Ducoff provides additional thoughts on decision making for leaders.
Over my office desk is a bulletin board. Until Sunday, when I did a little decluttering, it was overflowing with quotes, ideas, recommendations, and lists. You get the picture. While cleaning, I found the quote, “Start to evaluate the images coming in and if they aren’t going to send you toward your dreams, reject them, because they control your results.” This is a great lead into this week’s Tip by Michael Neill about the impact of our thoughts.
I’m working to get all of my marketing messages the same in each place I show up. It’s not an easy task. See #4 below. This week’s Tip is a reminder of all of the places and ways we can reinforce our brand.
In last week’s Tip, I talked about the impact of a simple heartfelt salutation. This week’s Tip continues the theme of communication with the time saving tactic of being concise.