emotional intelligence

Owning Up and Learning from My Mistakes

Our education system does not encourage us to admit our errors and effectively punishes us when we get it wrong. This is reinforced by the assessment strategy of grading us down in tests and formal examinations when we do not produce the “right’ answers. The system is designed to turn out cookie cutter lookalikes with …

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10 Tips to Staying Motivated: Especially When You Don’t Feel Like It

Motivation is like a shower, you need one everyday-Zig Zaglar Firstly it would be unrealistic to feel pumped all the time, so don’t be hard on yourself if you have the odd day when you feel really flat. Here are 10 suggestions to get you to re focus. Go get ‘em! An update to this …

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Endometriosis and the Career Driven Women

Below is an article by Melissa Meyer of www.cureendometriosis.com Melissa has written a personal blog about endometriosis and her own research and discovery on healing. I am sure most women can relate, so if you are interested in finding out more, drop by Melissa’s site for a read. Endometriosis affects 1 in 7 women around …

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Women Executives: Leadership Role Models (Part 3)

If my 2 previous posts have seemed less than optimistic, let me assure you that there is hope (for us all!). Below is an article by Professor Ginka Toegel the Director of Strategies for Leadership Program, International Institute of Management Development, Switzerland. Companies are not setting themselves these targets out of some generalized notion of …

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Women Executives: Leadership Role Models (Part 1)

If you think 21st century women have it made as top flight executives, Chief Executive Officers and the ultimate holy grail of governance as Chairman of the Board of a multi national corporation, think again. Male captains of industry have been fortunate to have so many outstanding male examples to model as they ascend the …

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Book Review-7 Strategies for Wealth and Happiness

A timeless classic by Jim Rohn a motivator extraordinaire, that is written in an easy reading style for anyone who has had enough of being average (read beige) and wants a better life. This includes health, material success and most importantly a deeply satisfying sense of contentment. Click here to listen Book Review-7 Strategies for …

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Goodbye Corporate World, Hello My Own Heart Centered Successful Business

Hello all I had the pleasure of interviewing Blanca Vergara sometime ago. Her story is inspiring, and I hope it will give you that little push to take action and change the course of your life. Enjoy the read and click on the live link at the end to hear her truth. Blanca Vergara had …

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Letting Go

“Holding a grudge is like drinking poison and hoping someone else dies”-Dr John F DeMartini Think back to the last time you felt ignored, insulted, offended, ostracized, humiliated, criticized, denigrated, bullied, blamed, suffered a public put down, and the list goes on…(a Thesaurus is a handy thing!) If you are a sharp wit and can …

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