What do you want to be known for?
That’s how I ended my previous post, which addressed the legacy of the late Queen of England.
I argued that it’s worthwhile to think through how you come across it.
The Queen was known for never elaborating on the conversations she was having with all sorts of influential people around the world.… Read the rest
You need a breather.
Seriously, when was the last time you consciously paid attention to your breathing?
When was the last time you sat with your breathing and paid full attention to you filling your lungs with air and then releasing the air from your lungs?
Most people get through their day without even once being aware of the fact that they’re breathing.
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There are areas in my life where I want the very best.
Food is such an area. I love going to a good restaurant (I’m not writing expensive) and enjoying a good meal with a great conversation.
Food and conversation go excellently together. Food, to me, is emotional beyond the functional role of providing your body with nutrition and energy.… Read the rest
I’m a certified facilitator in Fierce Conversations.
That’s not a joke.
If you thought it was, you’re probably wondering why something like training in conversations exists in the first place.
Because many of us do not know how to have a skillful conversation.
We don’t listen well.
We don’t articulate well.… Read the rest
I made a mistake last weekend.
I didn’t realize it until Monday early morning when I was getting ready to write my insight for that week.
I sat down behind my laptop, ready to start writing, but there was nothing. No idea what to write about. No immediate inspiration. No funny things jumped into my mind.… Read the rest
Steve Jobs ended his famous Stanford Commencement speech with this tip for the graduating students:
“Stay hungry. Stay foolish.”Steve Jobs
Always look for opportunities to make ‘things’ better, starting with yourself. Always be curious about yourself and the world around you.
Curiosity and change are the fun parts of being alive and growing as a human being and leader.… Read the rest
I follow quite a few business coaches for a number of reasons.
My primary purpose is to learn.
Some coaches create great content.
Some are excellent at marketing themselves and their services.
Some know how to leverage data and technology to the maximum.
Some are not good, and these also provide learning.… Read the rest
Yesterday I hosted a webinar on personal growth.
It was a fun learning experience talking about personal growth, and I also took the opportunity to introduce a brand-new training I’m planning to record soon.
Personal growth matters to me a lot, so much you know by now. But perhaps you never knew exactly why.… Read the rest
Did you ever wake up after you had a bit too much to drink and promised yourself that you would never drink a drop of alcohol again?
Only to find yourself zipping from a glass of wine ten hours later.
Or you promised yourself never to be speeding again after a hefty speeding ticket, only to find yourself doing it again the next time you were in a rush.… Read the rest
Have you discovered Clubhouse yet?
If not, I believe you soon will. Unless you have not yet woken up from winter hibernation. Which is totally understandable given the context we live in these days.
Clubhouse is a new social media application that combines community and podcasting (voice only).
The threshold to join and start your own ‘room’ is very low, and within seconds you can be talking to like-minded people about a subject you’re passionate about.… Read the rest