Comfort zone stretch

Just get over yourself!

By | 2017-12-04T15:27:10+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Categories: Change, Clarity, Comfort zone stretch, Decision making, Get out of your own way, Goal setting, Impact, Influence, Intention, Making the most of you, Personal Performance, Procrastination, Productivity, Public speaking, Self awareness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A client of mine is also a friend. We saw each other at the weekend and apparently my comments about his work issue were slightly less than subtle. Allegedly I'd told him to get over himself. I can believe this. I'd been to lunch... I'd drunk some wine... you get the picture. It got me thinking [...]

Imposter syndrome holding you back?

By | 2017-12-04T15:09:29+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Categories: Change, Clarity, Comfort zone stretch, Decision making, Feelings, Get out of your own way, Goal setting, Impact, Imposter Syndrome, Influence, Intention, Joy, Making the most of you, Self awareness, Self Value, self-expression|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I'm about to start working on a project to help women in senior positions in corporate organisations step up their public speaking and visibility to create more impact and lead change. This both excites and terrifies me. It feels like work I was born to do, but it's giving me the collywobbles and making me ask: [...]

Have a little faith

By | 2017-12-04T15:10:36+00:00 February 5th, 2017|Categories: Change, Clarity, Comfort zone stretch, Decision making, Feelings, Get out of your own way, Goal setting, Intention, Making the most of you, Self awareness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Sometimes knowing where we're going, how we're going to get there and what we have to do next still isn't enough to get us moving and taking action. If you’re properly prepared, you’ve planned your next step, and you have as much support in place as you need, it’s time to have a little faith and [...]

Expressing Emotions

By | 2016-10-12T15:46:26+00:00 October 12th, 2016|Categories: Authenticity, Comfort zone stretch, Feelings, Get out of your own way, Impact, Influence, Intention, Making the most of you, Public speaking, Self awareness, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Are you uncomfortable expressing emotions? Do you find it challenging when other people express theirs? Do you believe certain emotions shouldn't be expressed in public? I was working with a group of public speakers last week and the topic of expressing emotions came up. We broadly fell into two camps: The first group argued that expressing [...]

Talking about what you do

By | 2016-09-04T11:20:59+00:00 September 4th, 2016|Categories: Authenticity, Clarity, Comfort zone stretch, Get out of your own way, Intention, Making the most of you, Perfection paralysis, Public speaking, Self awareness, Self Value, self-expression, Team success, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Do you sometimes struggle to put into words what you do? Does the question, "So, what do you do?" ever catch you off guard? Would you like to be able to consistently communicate the value of what you do to others in a way that doesn't feel 'icky'? Whether you're kicking off an inter-departmental meeting, introducing [...]

To achieve success, create a deadline

By | 2016-06-08T19:39:01+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Categories: Clarity, Comfort zone stretch, Decision making, Feelings, Get out of your own way, Goal setting, Intention, Making the most of you, Procrastination, Self awareness, Time management, Uncategorised|

Have you been toying with a goal, but haven't made a start on it yet? Do you sometimes put off progressing a project because more pressing things take priority? Most of us procrastinate. In his TED talk, Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator, Tim Urban takes a humorous look at this very human behaviour and delivers [...]

Public Speaking Training

By | 2015-10-03T15:19:59+00:00 October 3rd, 2015|Categories: Change, Clarity, Comfort zone stretch, Get out of your own way, Goal setting, Impact, Influence, Intention, Making the most of you, Public speaking, Self awareness, Self Value, self-expression, Uncategorised|

Hands up who likes public speaking... Actually, you’re a pretty inspiring bunch, so there are probably quite a few hands up right now. Those of you who were a bit tentative—or those who gave a loud, “No WAY!” in your heads—this could be for you:  Ginger Public Speaking Training launchpad For many years public speaking terrified [...]

How to handle a comfort zone stretch

By | 2015-04-01T08:41:22+00:00 April 1st, 2015|Categories: Clarity, Comfort zone stretch, Get out of your own way, Making the most of you, Mindfulness, Self awareness, Time management, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Are things just soooo crazy right now, you can barely get through the day, let alone think about your long term goals? Do you recognise that things are going well, but that you’re slipping in and out of panic as your limits are being stretched? Would you like to know how to handle a comfort zone [...]