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Good at Decision Making?

We apparently make around 35000 decisions a day – many inconsequential and unconscious such as whether or not to have that second cup of coffee and some which have substantially more impact on others and our own lives. Without all these decisions, we wouldn’t get out of bed and if you think you’re bad at making decisions, remind yourself that you’re constantly making them and they mostly turn out fine.  Trusting yourself really helps.

You can listen to this as a podcast here.

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Saying yes to everything? You should seriously stop.

Why we need to thank people for saying NO as well as YES

Are you a yes person? Do you feel that saying no might upset others? Saying yes to everything might seem like a good idea sometimes.  It can expose you to new experience, open new doors. As well as keep people happy and help you be seen as the cooperative, collaborative one in the team. But saying yes to everything can also be hugely disadvantageous. Sometimes it’s a very good idea to be more mindful and selective about saying yes automatically and start saying NO.

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making things happen

Making things happen

It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.

Leonardo da Vinci

How are you finding work and business? Is it all going to plan or are you feeling a bit stuck? You may have hit a wall in your career or with sales in your business. You may find that doing the same old is not cutting it any more.

Sometimes things don’t progress as you’d like. You might not be getting the attention or support you need for your project or business. You may be frustrated at work and dreaming of promotion or another job. You might just be a bit bored with life even. You might feel that you are not making things happen.

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What’s really going on for them?

Finding out what’s behind the words

We make so many assumptions when it comes to communicating with others.  We have to, as we generally don’t have time to read between the lines.  This leads to snap decisions and judgements.  Much of the time, this is OK and no harm is done.  However, if we make a snap decision that someone doesn’t like us, or is moody or ungrateful , or whatever… it is very unlikely that we will change our minds on this.

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Delegation – what gets in the way

What is it about delegation?


Delegation has so many benefits and is a vital part of effective working, so why do we have such trouble doing it?

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