Lessons I Learned from Jack Canfield

Lessons I learned

A number of years ago I decided to make a substantial investment in myself to grow as a person and as a leader. I regularly invest in myself to learn and grow although never at this level. This started an internal dialogue of justifying my worth in making such a substantial investment in myself!

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Networking Is Not About Business Cards

Networking is

Networking is the art of building strong meaningful relationships and is something you need to indulge in regularly. It is about people, meeting them and developing relationships that matter.

Networking is not about getting out for an evening, meeting people and seeing what they can do for you.

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Seven Steps to Link Your Thoughts To Your Success

Seven steps

In a conversation with my niece, who had just graduated with honours from university, she was sharing all the job opportunities she had to choose from. Her level of enthusiasm washed away any fleeting thoughts of doubt.

Listening to her was a powerful reminder that we are in charge of our thoughts and what we focus on influences what we do in our lives.

Many of us, in our lifetime, have received more messages about what we can’t do versus what we can. This is why ‘not feeling good enough’ and ‘I can’t’ runs rampant.

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Recalibrate Your Confidence Meter

Recalibrate

Here’s an unfortunate truth.

We hold ourselves to standards we would never impose on colleagues, friends or family.

By berating ourselves for mistakes, ruminating over missteps and discounting our victories…these behaviours take a toll on our confidence and brand image.

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Four Behaviours That Undermine Your Power (1 Of 2)

Four behavioursWhile discussing behaviours that undermine leaders’ authority with a client, the request was made if I would write about them. I will introduce the four behaviours – two in this post and two in the next.

At the start of a new year, normally we become pumped and all change seems possible.  But after a few weeks of conscious effort to create change, things do not seem like they are progressing.

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Why Practicing Appreciation Matters

Why practicing

Recently I was engaged in a discussion with a leader about the lack of effort made to express appreciation in the workplace. “Really, someone can’t walk down the hall to express appreciation, they send an email!” So the point isn’t just that you express appreciation, it is how you make someone feel.

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What Does Your Handshake Say About You?

What does your handshake

Like it or not, every day, with every interaction, you are creating an impression. Stop for a moment and ask yourself, “Is it the one that I want?”

Don’t let your personal brand happen by default! You are the director of your life and career. Be strategic and decide on the impression you want to make.

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Authentic Leaders Edge

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