It’s not personal

How many times have you been told: “Don’t take it personal”? Myself, too many to count. And how often your immediate response is to go on defence mode and say “Of course it’s personal, it’s MY life! or “it’s MY career!” or “it’s MY [insert whatever comes to mind]” That is the ego speaking. OurContinue reading “It’s not personal”

What are your values?

What are your values in life? If you can list them, you are an exception not the rule. Most people blank when they are asked this question. They don’t know what their values are and I believe this is a fundamental problem of modern society. Values are what drives us forward. They guide our beliefs,Continue reading “What are your values?”

Learnings on the proactivity challenge

This has been a very insightful challenge. And I will admit I have not managed to conquer it as well as I would have liked because there is so much more to it! Having clarity on what is important in our lives, who we want to be and what we need to achieve our goalsContinue reading “Learnings on the proactivity challenge”

Learnings on the proactivity challenge

This has been a very insightful challenge. And I will admit I have not managed to conquer it as well as I would have liked because there is so much more to it! Having clarity on what is important in our lives, who we want to be and what we need to achieve our goalsContinue reading “Learnings on the proactivity challenge”

Book Review: Man’s Search for Meaning By Viktor E. Frankl‎

Wether you have already read it or not, now is the perfect time to read this book. Dr Frankl talks about his experience in concentration camps and elaborates on the school of thought that he founded: logotherapy. If you, like me, are new to logotherapy, here is what it means: logos is Greek for “meaning”Continue reading “Book Review: Man’s Search for Meaning By Viktor E. Frankl‎”

Book review: Authentic Gravitas

According to Dr. Newton’s book, gravitas is a skill that can be learned regardless of age, position or experience. Some important things that people with authentic gravitas do are: Be aware of the gap between their desired intention and the impact caused Be courageous (this translates into confidence) Be mindful of others and connect withContinue reading “Book review: Authentic Gravitas”