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Never Wrestle with Pigs..

Never Wrestle with Pigs.. ..You both get dirty and the pig likes it.  George Bernard Shaw Bullying is everywhere. Playground. Boardroom. Bedroom. If you believe the saying “what you focus on grows”, then you can run your own program when[...]

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Being an Extraordinary Leader

Being an Extraordinary Leader – for Your Family and Your Business   Knowing WHAT to say, HOW to say it and WHEN to say it transforms relationships. Many articles I read seem to be asking us to be leaders. Being technically[...]

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Creating Mutual Respect At Work

How To Create Mutual Respect At Work   Did you know that Vagus Nerve Stimulation Dramatically Reduces Inflammation? Inflammation is Your Body’s Response to Stress   Typically, doctors prescribe medications to combat inflammation. However, that’s treating the symptom not the cause.[...]

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Creating New Habits

  Creating New Habits  Start with the outcome What’s the big vision or value? i.e. I don’t want to be fat or I want to lose 5kg. Oh no you don’t! Rephrase this straight away.   Your brain doesn’t like sentences that[...]

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Diamond Keystone – REGRET

You probably know how to say sorry, here’s a way better apology. Our needs, similar and universal, are at the core of all human behaviour. Positive experiences are easy to handle. It’s negative experiences that we all, by definition, struggle[...]

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Focus for clarity and lightness

Focus    Focusing on the other persons needs takes the heat off our own emotional intensity in the moment. We can get curious and search for the need the other person may be trying to meet in what they said or[...]

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Interrupting Gracefully

  Ahhhh Building Relationships! How many times do I hear that in a week? LOTS. I am tired of hearing general words like build rapport, listen actively….I also want to shine a light on Not Listening To One More Word[...]

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Stress Systems And Victim Behaviour 4/4/16

I’m a numbers girl so I love the date for today and was compelled to find something to share. The first two stages… Bullying is also a pet topic of mine. I dont like the words Bully and Victim although[...]

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Have you ever counted how many times you use the word but? Did you know using the word ‘and’ is better than ‘but’ especially when you are delivering, potentially, bad news to someone? Let’s say you go to the supermarket[...]

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The How to and Science Behind Appreciation

Appreciation It’s quite weird how this works, even if I just think about writing a text to say thank you I feel lighter. When I think of something I enjoy I feel lighter too although I often don’t want to[...]

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