Today I am inspired to share this story from Jill Konrath, whose blog on sales strategies I subscribe to. For those of you who read my blog regularly, or have worked with me, you will know that multi-tasking is something I strongly discourage. On a regular basis. My usual stance is that multi-tasking is counterproductive. … Continue reading The Deadly Cost of Doing Too Many Things at Once
I have a short, but important message for you today. You're not superhuman. And that's OK. You don't have to do everything. Parents rush home from work to take their kids to one activity or another, then they grab food on the run and rush off to a fitness class themselves. People do a … Continue reading Stop Trying to Do So Much
Years ago, I suffered from perfectionism. I don't think I realised it at the time, but it was definitely part of me. It's a pretty common thing, wanting things to be 'just so'. Wanting everything to be done 'right'. The big problem with it, for me (and for tons of other people) is that it … Continue reading Perfectionism Paralysis
Most of us will probably only think about working on ourselves, in terms of personal development, when we actually identify that we have a problem we want to solve. We trundle along with what feels 'normal' for us, whether that's actually a good baseline or not. But it feels normal, so we don't necessarily see … Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Wait Till Times Are Bad to Work On Yourself
Opportunity knocking now.......... this is a GREAT chance to get involved in something that could be the most positive start to the year you've ever had! I know we're all thinking about upcoming seasonal festivities now, but if you have a business, you'll also be thinking ahead to 2014, and what happens next. Probably … Continue reading Creative Entrepreneurs, How To Get 2014 Off to a Rocking Start….
Inspiration is everywhere. Even in the most mundane of tasks. Today I'm actually not working, and wasn't planning on blogging, so this will be a quickie, but I got hit with creative inspiration in the most unlikely of tasks. Let me tell you how. I've actually spent most of the day cleaning my house in … Continue reading Inspiration is Everywhere
I was quite moved by a blog today on the Adventures of Fanny P. It really made me think. I would like you to read it yourself (and the author is very witty and engaging anyway so I recommend a read generally), so please visit the above link, but the gist of it was that … Continue reading What exactly are we teaching our children?