Learning to love my fear October 29, 2017Joseph Devlin Recently I was asked to complete a short introduction of myself, and share that document with a group of others, who were signed up to attend a weekend personal development workshop. A kind of a “check-in” to help us to build an understanding of where each of us was at before we began the journey. One of the questions was what’s your old story? “What’s your old story?“ This brought up some Read More
Building an Inside Sales team is a great way for businesses to create a structured customer experience. It’s also a conduit for graduate and early-stage sales talent to enter the business. A centre of continual development, inside sales teams can serve as a source of positive energy that feeds the rest of the business. Over the years I’ve seen some promising individuals freeze like the proverbial “deer in the headlights” when confronted by the reality of picking up a phone. There Read More
One person, thinking about changing, is undecided. They hold both options in their mind at the same time. Another person enters the picture. They pressure the first to choose one path. The first person, still undecided, resists. We blame the first person for resisting, when it was the second who created it. Visit Wissam’s profile.
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I recently finished reading “Driven, How Human Nature Shapes Our Choices” by Paul Lawrence & Nitin Nohria. This book talks about the four drives that make individuals choose to do what they do; the drives to acquire, to bond, to learn and to defend. The drives are defined as such: The drive to acquire materials beyond what is readily available builds on competition for scarce resources. The drive to bond includes sharing tasks, joint performance and being part of a group or Read More
Every once in a while every human being will ask that question of “Why am I here”? If you are reading this,then chances are you’re still searching for the answer. Thad a good thing. You see the breath you just inhaled us evidence that there is still something undone. A major meaning for your existence. But what is it? Surely yo weren’t slow this precious gift to simply live a mediocre life. So today is the day you begamin the journey Read More
Your ADHD medication helps with focus and impulsitivity — but you still struggle with time management, organization, and self-esteem. Could an ADHD coach be the solution you need? You want to switch jobs or stop chronic disorganization and lateness, which have been hurting your marriage. Or perhaps your child needs help with completing the piles of homework he gets, now that he’s in middle school. The solution, in each case, may be to team up with an ADHD coach — a Read More
How to Stay Calm and Deal with Frustration (Yes Really) We have all struggled with this at one time or another, whether its dealing with a frustrating situation at work or at home, it can be hard to keep your cool. Here are some helpful tips to keep you from blowing your stack when things get overwhelming. 1. Examine your anger footprint. What have you noticed that inspired you to want to get a better handle on your emotions? Is losing Read More
WHAT IS A BUSINESS ADVISER or COACH? ARE THEY THE SAME? WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT THEM TO DO FOR ME & MY BUSINESS? A Business Adviser, a professional Business or Executive Coach should provide their clients the same level of qualified, solutions oriented quality service. He or she provides business owners with the knowledge and information that will help them run their businesses more effectively and profitably. An adviser has deep knowledge across multiple disciplines and has experience in working in Read More
Ditch the anxiety glitch My 13 year old son has beaten his anxiety, it used to rule his life and it defined our relationship, a tense and frustration filled relationship. Until 2015 we did had not realised it was anxiety, I wrongly assumed that he had not grown out of his temper tantrums. Harrison cried pretty much from birth, it was always unclear what upset him as they were everyday situations to me. When the terrible two’s struck, they never ended, Read More