Just Do It – Apologize in public

If you screw up in public, apologize in the same forum to make it count. This is certainly one of the hardest things to do, but you should do it without hesitation. I learned from one of my mentors that…

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Why Reality Doesn’t Hurt You

Reality doesn’t hurt in itself – it is our interpretation of it that hurts. As the author Byron Katie says: ‘It’s not the problem that causes our suffering, it’s our thinking about the problem.’ This understanding is fundamental to the…

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How To Respond To Angry Emails

Stop destructive loops, spread good behaviour. Being upset and angry can mean being mentally or emotionally distressed, frustrated, irritated or in other states of negative mindset. This is the story of The Angry Email. Every now and then this little…

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Do You Always Show Up?

Do what you have said that you were going to do. Always show up. Simple. Or is it? One of the most effective ways to be a good leader is to simply show up. One of the most effective ways to…

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I’m Only Human. Your best Excuse.

Your best excuse. If it’s any consolation at all, nobody is perfect. You are human. There will be times when you know you have done something wrong or said things you shouldn’t have said, when you’re mean and stupid, when…

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What Do You Believe In?

It’s easier to take action if you know what you want. Charisma is key to leadership. And what gives you charisma? Optimism and enthusiasm. To be optimistic and enthusiastic, you have to believe in something. Belief is a core leadership…

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Your 2 Leadership Levels

Your actions are connected to your core. There are two leadership levels that you should be aware of. The first level is the foundation, your core, your personal mission statement, your own ‘culture of one’ and ‘operating system’ or simply…

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4 Weaknesses You Should Know

Weaknesses are not strengths, but it’s a strength to know them. One of my first mentors told me that the greatest strength you can have as a leader is to know your weaknesses. This is scary stuff, because it relates…

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How Do You Feed Your Good and Bad Dogs?

The main competition is always yourself. You are the one you’re competing with for the great leadership of yourself. It’s about winning over your own shortcomings, weaknesses, bad behaviour – and your insecurities. And it’s about living up to your…

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Your Leadership Profile

Who are you? What is your leadership style? The point is that we all have a little bit of entrepreneur, manager and leader in us. Your task is to identify your strengths and core skills and compile your Leadership Profile….

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