Mind Jolts

CAN YOU SELF-REGULATE?

CAN YOU SELF-REGULATE?

There is definitely more tension in the air. I can smell it. It’s visible as you walk down the street, drive your car, meet people on Zoom for the tenth time that day. It feels as though the slightest push could be a push too far. With so much confusion still lurking,...

YOUR WORDS CAN KILL!

YOUR WORDS CAN KILL!

Sounds dramatic, huh? It isn't. It's true. The words you choose have the influence and power to either nourish or destroy. I got hooked into a thread on LinkedIn yesterday where a connection of mine and the CEO of a large and influential organisation made some...

HOW ORGANISATIONS ARE INFLUENCING GENERATIONS TO COME

HOW ORGANISATIONS ARE INFLUENCING GENERATIONS TO COME

The first time I saw this photo, I sniggered. Like mother, like daughter, right? The young girl, fag in hand and a nice slug of Pinot Noir to gulp down. Hilarious. She probably wears high heels too. Maybe she speaks like her mum? Perhaps she has similar mannerisms and...

THE FLIP SIDE OF SOCIAL MEDIA

THE FLIP SIDE OF SOCIAL MEDIA

There is no denying that social media has fundamentally changed the world we live in: ease of finding information, business promotion, social connection, finding love and discovering like minded souls. There is a flip side: addiction, isolation, reduced skills for...

HOW TO HANDLE A SMILING ASSASSIN!

HOW TO HANDLE A SMILING ASSASSIN!

Have you ever been stung by a smiling assassin? Ouch! I have. I got seduced and spent years playing this Yo Yo game of up and down, on and off, hot and cold. They walk freely amongst us, often unnoticed. Docile, calm and charming in their behaviour they rarely play...

HOW ARE YOU HARNESSING YOUR ENERGY?

HOW ARE YOU HARNESSING YOUR ENERGY?

Your energy is a rich currency. As the world pulls you from pillar to post in our seemingly new, ALWAYS ON culture, being conscious about where you invest your energy and where you set boundaries is vital. An autopilot, scattergun approach will cost you dearly. I...

WHY WE’VE GOT RESILIENCE ALL WRONG

WHY WE’VE GOT RESILIENCE ALL WRONG

Resilience is the current business fad! You may have read books on it (there are loads). Been on courses to learn how to be more resilient (there are even more of these). Maybe you’ve even got an I’m a Resilience Ninja Warrior Badge that you wear with pride (I got...

WHERE THERE’S A WILL, THERE’S A WAY

WHERE THERE’S A WILL, THERE’S A WAY

Most of you will be familiar with this proverb. It reminds us that if we want something enough, we will find a way to make it happen. In most instances, this is interpreted as Willpower and using Strong Will to get what you want: tapping into your ability to hustle...