My Garmin my coach

Posted on 13. Jun, 2014 by in Coaching, Constructive living, Leaders toolbox

When I’m moving, my Garmin is always on. It is uncanny how it also helps me with my Goal setting and personal coaching. To start, it needs some energy and somewhere to Go….exactly. It then determines precisely where I am, speed bumps and all. I can choose a pre-set Goal or destination or look for […]

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Game over, only in sport

Posted on 16. Feb, 2014 by in Balance, Constructive living, Leaders toolbox

In any game there is a beginning, middle and end. It might be a finish line, time up or points based.  The game has resulted in winner and a loser. Not so for business. The game continues. The rules change as we play and there is no winner or loser. There is a perpetual nature […]

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You have a temperature

Posted on 14. Feb, 2014 by in Balance, Constructive living, Leaders toolbox, Leadership

We all have a unique temperature. We cannot function optimally when we’re  too cold, too hot or feeling stuffy. Our climate and environment affects our comfort, creativity and productivity. Nature is probably our best teacher. Every species has its space and place….and climate. Dessert or forest, in the air or in water, we all thrive […]

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If you want to share, fill your jug

Posted on 19. Jan, 2014 by in Balance, Constructive living, Leaders toolbox, Leadership

During each day, leaders  give out lots of energy. Imagine a jug of iced tea and a few glasses on the table. The jug is full and the glasses empty. Throughout the day, leaders pour  out different amounts of energy (iced tea) as and when the need arises. At the end of each day the […]

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Imperfection is cool

Posted on 17. Nov, 2013 by in Balance, Constructive living, Leaders toolbox, Leadership, Re invent

Do you also think everything has to be perfect? I understand the Japanese are known to strive for perfection.  It’s therefore apt that the concept of Wabi Sabi originated there. Wabi Sabi is the art of appreciation of imperfection; recognising and appreciating the story behind the scratch on the bumper, the vase that has been repaired, […]

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A little nip and prune…for a better yield

Posted on 05. Nov, 2013 by in Balance, Constructive living, Leaders toolbox, Leadership

I’m not a gardener and definitely do not have green fingers but pruning makes so much sense to me. Have you noticed how, just as you get too confident, life has a way of putting you back in your box? That near accident, the unexpected criticism from someone close or losing something you are very […]

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