empowerment

Stress Is Inevitable. Don’t Avoid It. Manage It.

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Stress Is Inevitable. Don’t Avoid It. Manage It. In the final piece of my 4-part series on resiliency, I want to focus on stress management skills and training.   Previously, in our focus on how to become resilient, we’ve talked about: How to discover your peak performance mind How communication skills can improve your resiliency […]

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How to Discover Your Peak Performance Mind

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Resilience is the key to handling stress and using it to create opportunities for success. But resilience doesn’t come easily, or naturally. It takes dedication, persistence, and guided support for individuals to enhance their resiliency. But once you learn how to be resilient, you will no longer feel the need to avoid stress. Rather, you’ll […]

behaviour

How to Overcome Your Biggest Fears

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Everyone is afraid of something. We all have that sense of anxiety as a result of something we fear, because it’s a normal response to prepare us for potentially dangerous situations – like falling, or being attacked by a dog. And although these fears are certainly normal, irrational fears can become detrimental. Irrational fears are […]

management

5 Ways That Managers Can Motivate Their Employees

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In a world where office morale is all over the map (in large part due to the ability of employees to work from home) it can be challenging for managers to not only motivate their employees, but keep them that way. Yet, despite all the changes found in workplaces throughout New Zealand, Australia, and North […]

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How To Build Your Confidence To Find More Success in Life

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As a personal and professional coach with clients in New Zealand, Australia, North America and (frankly) all over the world, I help people overcome hurdles and reach their potential. And, while many factors come into play when determining the cause of a person’s obstacles and hurdles, the biggest common factor that drives all of life’s […]

leadership

Great Leaders Don't Do It Alone – They Get Help

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As a professional and business coach who works throughout New Zealand, Australia and North America, I work with my fair share of business leaders looking for ways to become better at what they do. One of the lessons I like to instill upon these leaders is that they can’t do it alone. They need help. […]

behaviour

5 Simple Steps to Change Your View on Life

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I sometimes look at life like a tube of toothpaste. When we first buy the tube, it’s perfect – not a dent or flaw to be found. But, overtime, we make our mark on that tube. Some of us judiciously squeeze from the bottom up, but the vast majority of us make our marks all […]

motivation

Business & Life Coaching is For More Than The Rich & Famous

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Over in Hollywood, life coaches are becoming the de facto replacement for therapists. Take, for example, Ron Howard’s daughter, Bryce Dallas Howard (Spider-Man 3, The Village). Howard says her life coach is the person who has helped her navigate the demands of show business, helps her to find time for her own writing and creative […]