Say ‘No’ to Excuses

"There are thousand excuses for every failure but never a good reason."—Mark Twain We often become our own worst enemies when it comes to achieving our goals and find ourselves making excuses to explain why we didn’t, couldn’t, shouldn’t or just wouldn’t do somethings that are important to us. We do so by saying things … Continue reading Say ‘No’ to Excuses

How to upgrade to leadership mindset

"Any deep crisis is an opportunity to make your life extraordinary in some way.” - Martha Beck In uncertain and challenging situations, change often disrupts expectations of the future and our sense of control. Keeping yourself or your team motivated seems a constant challenge especially in challenging working conditions. Stressful situations make it difficult for … Continue reading How to upgrade to leadership mindset

How to give corrective feedback

“Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man’s growth without destroying his roots.” – Frank A. Clark Corrective feedback can make or break our personal or professional relationships. It is very common for us to prefer compliments to criticism as criticism is often perceived as negative and unfavourable. However, there is a … Continue reading How to give corrective feedback

How to deal with cognitive dissonance

"Your worst battle is between what you know and what you feel.” When we face situations that involve conflicting attitudes, beliefs or behaviours or when our belief system is not consistent with our actions, we experience inner conflict of ‘to be’ or ‘not to be’. It is always difficult for us to accept two conflicting … Continue reading How to deal with cognitive dissonance

Break free from comparison trap

"The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind the scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel.” - Steve Furtick As social beings, we have always been comparing ourselves to one another and we do so either consciously or unconsciously each time we interact or relate with other people. We rely on our … Continue reading Break free from comparison trap