Category Archives: Potential

Talent builder or raw strengths?

“Most people think they know what they are good at. They are usually wrong…And yet, a person can perform only from strength” – Philip Drucker. As a professional coach I often offer personal support to people who want to build up their skills. My coaching approach is easy: based on a goal, together with the […]
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More women in the team, better for the business

The Comfort Principle in Female Entrepreneurship Firstly, I’ll share with you some interesting facts about female entrepreneurship in the UK. Maybe the gap between male entrepreneurs and female entrepreneurs is closing, but it still exists. UK Female Entrepreneurship: key facts Women account for under a third of those in self-employment, but over half the increase in […]
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Work SMARTER, not harder – tips to overcome interruptions

These days, technology is meant to help us to work smarter, not harder. But this is only true, if we have already built up the productivity habits. What does it mean for you to work smarter and being productive?  When I think about productivity, my mind goes immediately in the direction of interruptions. How many […]
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5 useful habit forming tips

Motivation is a major key to sustaining behaviours but other tricks and tips can help. These include: 1. Get the right support from the significant other.  When delivering seminars and workshops, one of the most common comments I hear is this: “I wish my partner could hear this.” We all have this motivation and sense […]
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Make it a “NO-EXCUSES” November

Make it a “NO-EXCUSES” NOVEMBER Yes, is already November..The time passed quickly , don’t you think? The December is now very close, the month of gifts, holidays, parties, friends and families, all gathered together to celebrate their long fulfilling passing year 2013. As your mind wanders about the Christmas already, somehow you remind yourself about […]
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TEDxBelfast

TEDxBelfast October 2013 I just been to another great event TEDx. I was eager to share with your my experience. These 10 speakers changed today the world with their courage, ideas and enthusiasm for their work here in Belfast. Congratulations and feel free to contact them for any help or advice, I’m sure that they […]
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Who am I and how many?

WHO AM I? We have many ways to complete the sentence: “I AM……” ( what 5 answers might you give?). Our answers are a glimpse of our self- concept. Self-concept = what we know and believe about ourselves. These beliefs about self, organize and guide the processing of the relevant information. Our beliefs about ourselves […]
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Insight – Don’t settle for less than you can

Thought for today: Don’t settle for less  …For less than you can be, do, think and especially feel. Sounds like another quote that you see everywhere around you, isn’t it? But for me, it took a while to realize this from a behaviour point of view. It is easy to understand this notionally and in […]
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The International Children’s Day: Curiosity. Happiness.. Innocence.Love.Dwell in the PRESENT

Today is The International Day of Children:The eyes of WONDER An occasion to remind yourself that your are a child, prepared to be happy, full of joy, happiness, wonder and laughter.(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Children%27s_Day)  How was life when you were a child? How did you see the world? Do you still keep alive those treasures? I remember how […]
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Feeling competent – a key ingredient for a high motivation

Let’s imagine this scenario: You’re offered a choice of two important projects: – One of them you KNOW you could do well. You’ve got the knowledge and the skills and this is a good opportunity to apply them.  – The other one you aren’t sure that you’d shine at. You’ve been involved in similar projects […]
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