Personal Development

Getting help to take the next big career leap

  Are you at a career crossroads? You may be thinking about moving to a new industry or sector to climb the corporate ladder? Or are you looking for a complete career change or at starting your own business? Many of us don’t take the leap or delay it unnecessarily. We aren’t sure of the…

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Networking for Introverts and a Side Note for Extroverts

If you ask the question introvert or extrovert in any group you’re sure to find people readily self-identify and then commence giving examples and even excuses for their behavior ‘oh I know I’m a party animal that’s because I’m an extrovert’, or ‘I turn down social invitations regularly but my friends understand because I’m an…

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Book: Who Moved My Cheese

I remember first reading this book around 15 years ago. With 1000’s of books on leadership and change management published each year there is a danger in thinking that old (first published in 1998) books with a simple story have little to offer. In this case, I think it’s the simplicity that allows the reader…

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What does it take to be a Powerfully Positive Leader?

In our previous blog post, we outlined the 3 strategies required to become a Positive Outlier. We also made the point that the realm of the positive outlier is not confined to leadership roles, anyone at anytime can be a positive outlier, at work or in their personal life. However, we do believe that to be…

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3 Strategies to Becoming a Positive Outlier

We’ve all heard the saying – so goes the leader so goes the team. And we know that means that the leader largely sets the culture and tone of their team. It follows that if the leader is negative and pessimistic the culture and tone of the team are very likely heavy, and negative. On…

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10 Steps to Identify Your Values – Why Your Values Matter

We recently ran a Twitter Poll asking the question “Do you believe your values are aligned or similar to those of your employer?” Suffice it to say, we were surprised by the results. A staggering 80% of respondents either answered ‘no’ or ‘I don’t know’. At the core of our philosophy is the belief that…

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Your Emotional Reservoir

I’m pretty sure you know what a reservoir is, and you’d be aware that in times of rain they overflow and in times of drought the reserves can drop to dyer levels. However when was the last time you checked in with your own internal emotional reservoir? Our emotional reservoir  is a lot like the…

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My Word for the Year

New Years Resolution Mojo – Lost Lets face it a new year, as an event, is not anything new. It happens with monotonous regularity every 365 days, or 366 when it’s leap year, so it’s no surprise that just like birthdays, they come and go whether we’re ready or not. Heading into every new year…

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