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Confronting Your Fears

Before you even think about overcoming your fears, acknowledging and confronting them is a necessary first step. You start off by recognizing your fear. If you have several types of fears, then you can rank them according to intensity. That way, you will recognize which fear needs immediate attention. The best way to get yourself…

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Why it Would be a Shame to Avoid Your Fears

In my last post, I asked you what topic you would be interested in me writing about. Shame seemed to be the topic that interested most readers and how shame feeds off fear. First, please own up if you have fears you’ve been avoiding for a long time.  The problem is, if you avoid dealing…

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Professional Development

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It’s easy for coaches, therapists and speakers in the Personal Development/self-improvement space to become complacent and to stop growing or worse still become stale. Why we can become complacent Most of us are trained to use a particular genre. Psychotherapists will have studied one style of therapy, two at most. Not that they aren’t relevant…

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How to prevent fear and shame from destroying your performance

I discussed both fear and shame in earlier posts, but I want to explore the relationship between the two and why understanding is key to your performance as a leader and the ability to fulfil your purpose. As a reminder. Fear Fear describes our emotional response to danger. Clearly, an element of fear permits a…

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So what is your purpose?

So what is your purpose?

As individuals and organisation leaders, we often start with Vision and Mission Statements. While these may evolve and grow, our core values are embedded, almost part of our DNA. If we don’t understand the importance of understanding ourselves and recognising the elements of purpose, we are likely to miss the mark.  It’s exactly why businesses…

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