In the flow, as a business owner!

It is a clichéd statement to say that business can learn much from elite sport yet this assertion retains its currency because of its apparent truth. Elite athletes achieve marvellous outcomes under difficult circumstances and after many years of training, requiring substantial personal discipline, sacrifice and considerable persistence and effort. Many business owners could relate … Read more In the flow, as a business owner!

In pursuit of elite performance, with mindfulness, in business

So often I tell my clients, “it’s what we do that matters”.  The doing is our behavioural response to our thoughts and emotions, our performance. And when we perform well, we achieve success, and business prosperity. My business is to help individuals and teams optimise their performance, it is also my passion. Optimal performance is … Read more In pursuit of elite performance, with mindfulness, in business

A window into our emotional state

Conflict exists for an individual when their thoughts and emotions are not in harmony with the things they do. This conflict may be regarding any aspect of their life, for example, with important relationships or in the workplace. Regardless, resolution of conflict is an integral part of achieving emotional wellness for every person. Interestingly, neuroscience … Read more A window into our emotional state

Truisms. Obstacles to sustainable life, innovation and shared joy.

Truisms are so pervasive. Have been for a long time I suspect. Let me give you some examples, from the basic, to the arrogant, to the potentially dangerous. The customer is always right! Hopefully this one is in its death throes. If you cannot measure it, you cannot manage it. This can lead to the … Read more Truisms. Obstacles to sustainable life, innovation and shared joy.

Telling the truth means you do not have to remember what you said

        My lazy Google search noted that while this ‘advice’ might have been attributed to Mark Twain, the important corollary is that ‘maintaining a lie requires you to never forget what you said’ (source unknown). Nevertheless, knowing, seeking or at least valuing the truth has perhaps never been so important in the prevailing 21st century context of … Read more Telling the truth means you do not have to remember what you said