What it really takes to sustain and grow a business is the skill of knowing what needs your attention and what doesn't ! Deciding what to focus on in your business, broadly boils down to your motivations to be in business, your goals and your responsibilities. When I work with business owners who feel foggy and stuck, not knowing where to start and what to let go of I start with two questions. What’s the priority here, right now, today? What one take the least effort with the most benefit? Just one thing. Off the cuff, answer it. Trust your gut on this.Read More
t's fair to say work is less than fun. You might go as far as to say work is a nightmare. But the truth is, you have a lot more options than you realise. When we are stressed, overwhelmed or seriously discontent, it can be hard to see a solution, to see how much power we actually have over our situation. Basically, the more overwhelmed, stressed or unhappy we are, the less likely we are to look at the ways we are impacting our situation.Read More
Do you feel stuck professionally? Unsure if you need to change your job or career or simply don’t know how to bring your spark back? There are two things most widely valued in recruitment, qualifications and experience. The issue I see with this is that both of those things can trap people in the wrong careers and employers can end up with employees who are competent but uninterested.Read More
Often weight loss is associated with happiness, vitality, worthiness, love and being good enough. This happens because we see a certain physique as being beautiful, perfect, acceptable and unrejectable.
But the truth is; when we don't appreciate our bodies as they are and we are unhappy in a number of areas including emotionally mentally or physically not taking care of ourselves we often project this onto a body.Read More
When our significance is tied to outputs, how others see us or only one part of who we are, we live only to a certain depth. Some parts are bigger than others but we are far more than one part.Read More
Having it all, doesn't mean doing it all. Having it all requires a great skill in balance and priority setting. It requires the ability to shift between responsibility and not being responsible for everything.Read More
I was asked to write about being more confident especially in social situations. I have shared a few key points in this piece that over the years have come to be the foundation to a lot of the confidence coaching I do, as well as social anxiety recovery group work with StepOut Ireland Cork and Dublin.
Whether your introvert, quiet, experience social anxiety or are the life and soul of the party, need to get drunk or high to engage people; confidence in social settings always begins by playing to your authentic strengths and focusing on what you bring to the situation.Read More