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Letting go and being open to a world of possibilities

Letting go and being open to a world of possibilities

I personally went through a lot the past nine months at work. As an executive coach, I found having my own coach/es a very valuable support system to have. One of the main things I have come to realise is the value and importance of letting go. My strategy consulting background has influenced the level of structure I have acquired in doing and planning for things. I am open to change but find myself more comfortable if I have worked ...

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Whitewater rafting insight: to be mindful and fully present

Whitewater rafting insight: to be mindful and fully present

I recently travelled to Bali to celebrate the birthdays of loved ones and friends. People from Australia, North America and Asia came for the celebrations. Everyone had so much fun. Just before the holidays, I had a bit of wake up call in terms of how I was looking after myself and whether I was maintaining a sense of balance in everything. The timing was right because it gave me a good area to reflect on during the trip.

I challenged ...

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What do you think about self-help and motivational books?

What do you think about self-help and motivational books?

People I know are often divided about the value they see in self-help and motivational books. The advocates within my circle are able to easily articulate the key messages of such books and even share specific stories about how such books have helped them in dealing with specific issues. The others within my circle who question the value of such books have neither read those that the advocates talk about nor will they ever read them but always look out ...

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State of awe, innovation and development

State of awe, innovation and development

I recently attended a talk by Jason Silva a self-confessed epiphany addict, futurist and filmmaker. I attended the talk with a friend and fellow executive and life coach. The talk followed an interesting format because an open Q&A session was interspersed with showing some of his short films. There were two points discussed and raised that strongly resonated with me.

The first one was the importance of constantly being in a state of awe. Being in a state of awe and ...

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