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I delivered a talk for a team at Imperial College last week which was titled; "Forget Positivity: Stop chasing positivity and avoiding negativity and step in to the curious world of the Possibilist". I can't share the whole thing, but I do want to pass on the opening sentiment, because it's critical to challenge some of the current sentiment around toxic positivity, [...]
I want to share a crucial idea which will help you to set boundaries and say 'no'. It's a simple one. Ready? You have two choices when someone asked you to do something which takes your precious time away. You can choose YES aaaaaaaaand, you guessed it..... you can choose NO! Ok, so you knew that answer already [...]
For some reason when I was interviewed recently by the magnificent Lucy Hutchings-Hunt this question made me well up with tears. Have a listen to the whole podcast here if you want to get some free mindset coaching (like Lucy cheekily asked for. Of course it doesn't take much to twist my arm to coach someone!). The question she asked me at [...]
Working from home means there is so much more to distract you... (Yes, I see all that sock mathcing going on... I see it in my home, I see it in your home!) Here is a simple coaching technique to hack the brain’s procrastination system! It's called deliberate procrastinaion and it helps your brain to get motivated and [...]
It's a funny time of year isn't it! There is so much going on with the start of this and the start of that, but week 2 back at work and it's hard to stay motivated to get the important (as opposed to the urgent!) things done. I mean, let's be honest, it's hard to stay motivated to get anything [...]
2021 is here (you have probably picked that up from ALL your recent emails - ha ha!) I hope you've had a super great festive break and are feeling renewed, revived and rejuvenated. Ooooooor, are you thinking; I SHOULD be feeling those things but didn't get there during the break I didn't have a break because I have too much [...]
When was the last time you threw your head back and laughed? On average, a 4-year-old laughs 300 times per day. It takes a 40-year-old 10 WEEKS to reach that number!! Now, it is true that I'm slightly closer to 40 than to 4... but I feel like my laugh-o-meter is higher than that. Research from Bagdonas and Aaker, a [...]
When was the last time you said something nice….. to YOURSELF?! That little voice inside our head is there for a primal reason but sometimes, unfortunately, it is more of a critic than a voice of support and encouragement. If your inner voice is giving you a hard time it makes life difficult, it stops you striving for your dreams, it can make you [...]
I'm WFH (yes, this is me!) I assume this is you too?! Virtual delivery is so routine now isn't it (how quickly our brains get used to a new normal). Only a couple of virtual work weeks left before the festive break! One of the wonderful clients I'm working with just completed my 6-week virtual High Definition Resilience & Emotional Agility [...]
How do you manage overwhelm?! I answer this in my conversation with Ewa in this mini-podcast 4:30mins The Possibility Program is designed to give you the structures and support, so you can manage your time and get off the hamster-wheel of feeling overwhelmed, exhausted and unbalanced. If you want me by your side to elevate you to the [...]
What is overthinking? And how can you get a tidy mind? I answer these question in my conversation with Ewa in this mini-podcast 7mins (please excuse the rude bit at: 2:05!) The Possibility Program is designed to stop your overthinking and get out of the deep hole of feeling stuck, frustrated, going to bed feeling sick, and waking up [...]
High Definition You Podcast: In Conversation with Christina Lucas (A Collaboration with AIG) Christina is the Senior Vice President, Global Claims Business Performance at AIG. As a senior executive, insurance industry visionary and award-winning leader. In this High Definition You Podcast Christina shares her leadership approach with Gitanjali. Her focus and business specialties are: building and developing global and domestic [...]
Are you a 'people pleaser'? Do you feel like it's important to put others needs first? Does the idea of saying 'No' to someone fill you with dread and anguish? It may feel uncomfortable but "No." is a full sentence. I get it, sometimes it's more comforting to say; "No, but...", "No, ah, perhaps, ah, yes OK" or [...]
This virtual world we are living in is creating all sorts of different experiences for us. We are learning to get more comfortable with technology and being on camera (I have always loved being on camera but I get it... not everyone does!) This week I am giving you a super simple but super powerful technique to rapidly switch your [...]
Watch the video (3mins) to find out what it is! Your brain is always listening and it uses what you put in to decide what it pays attention to. Give it the liberty to focus on what's important. There is such an incredible amount of big, life-changing things happening in the world right now. It can feel overwhelming and engulfing [...]
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