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Inspiring change through confidence

Getting Your Message Across in 7 Steps

Getting Your Message Across in 7 Steps Quite often when we are planning our communication we spend much of our time thinking about how we can get our message across, however the first place to begin is understanding your intention.   1. What is your intention? We want to convey a message for a reason.  It may be that you need approval for the next stage of a project, perhaps you need to allocate budget money to a task, perhaps you have an idea you want to share.  Begin with the end in mind, what is it you really want to...

Five Benefits of Having a Voice at Work

Five Benefits of Having a Voice at Work It’s fair to say that often, we hold back from sharing our voice.  Whether it be in meetings, with our managers or team members.  The reason for this can be so many things. Do any of the following reasons for this sound familiar to you? I feel intimidated by others I don’t feel respected I’m afraid of rejection or confrontation or of rocking the boat I want to blend in and not draw attention to myself I’m afraid of looking stupid No one will listen anyway These statements are all thoughts. ...

How to Improve your Performance

How to Improve your Performance How do you feel when you’re confident?  Think about it for a moment.   When you’ve been confident, what did it feel like? You feel comfortable and at peace Rise above the feelings of fear You feel strong and capable You believe you can achieve You think ‘I can do it’ Think of a person you know who always seems to have it together?  What are their traits?  How do they behave?  They radiate positive energy, they smile, they are interested and they say Good Morning!  It’s a really nice feeling to...

How to Dress Confidently for Success

How to Dress Confidently for Success You are what you wear, or are you? There is numerous research that suggests being well dressed affects personal productivity and achievement. “When you need to think creatively, about the bigger picture, that’s when dressing formally will increase your productivity,” says Michael L. Slepian, a postdoctoral research scholar and adjunct assistant professor at Columbia Business School. “People who wear that kind of clothing feel more powerful,” he says. “When you feel more powerful, you don’t...

Move Beyond Fear with 6 Questions

Move Beyond Fear with 6 Questions What’s stopping you from being more productive, effective, successful is fear.  Lack of confidence centres around fear and is connected to the beliefs we have conditioned within ourselves. Fear is the roadblock towards confidence.  When you feel a lack of confidence, you are indulging and trusting in your fear.  You believe the outcome will be negative if you try.  This type of thinking can lead to: Anxiety Insecurities Feeling of lack of fulfilment and unhappiness Low motivation and...

6 Ways to Get Your Voice Heard at Work

6 Ways to Get Your Voice Heard at Work With every role I’ve had in my career, I’ve experienced some kind of fear.  It’s quite a normal place to be if you want to grow, develop and achieve.  This wisdom came a little later in my career when I decided I wanted to have a voice like the others, who may not necessarily have had the best things to say.  If you want to make a difference, to your career and your life, if you crave authentic success, then you need to unleash your true voice, that authentic voice.   Here are six tips...

How to Build Confidence to Perform

How to Build Confidence to Perform How do you feel when you’re confident?   Think about it for a moment. When you’ve been confident, what did it feel like? • You feel comfortable and at peace • Rise above the feelings of fear • You feel strong and capable • You believe you can achieve • You think ‘I can do it’ Think of a person you know who always seems to have it together? What are their traits? How do they behave?  They radiate positive energy, they smile, they are interested and they say Good Morning! It’s a really nice...

How To Ignite Your Passion

How To Ignite Your Passion A Passionate Combination; Writing, Coaching and Wine!   Lately I’ve been talking a lot about passion asking “what ignites passion in you?”  The answer may have been “I have no idea” and that was so true for me when I asked myself that very question for the first time.   Just over four years ago, I felt lost.  I wasn’t sure who I was, what my talents were, whether I actually had any and what the meaning to my life was.  I knew there had to be a point to all of this.  Hope kept me...

Lead by Example: Be the Change

Lead by Example: Be the Change I know how frustrating it can be when colleagues or family members don’t pull their weight, they don’t meet our expectations resulting in frustration and disappointment.  It’s a really hard place to be and can lead to stress.   Generally, I’m a calm natured person and it takes a lot to drive me crazy.  I’ll never forget the moment I had a stand-up argument with a peer who I disagreed with and I felt he was disrespecting me.  He didn’t want to hear my opinion, he’d decided already.  There...

Set Yourself Free From Fear

Set Yourself Free From Fear It’s safe to say that a few years ago I would have described myself as a control freak.  Everything had a time, a place and there was order.  When this wasn’t so, I’d be generally in a bad mood and I’d feel quite uncomfortable.  I’m happy to say things have changed.  I still like order, especially in the cupboards in my kitchen, but I’m more flexible about the lack of order in my life. I’ve had a career that you could say was planned, however it wasn’t.  I actually just kept progressing by...