How and why to pause when negotiating or confronting

How and why to pause when negotiating or confronting

Two of the high-level skills that we can develop as business owners and entrepreneurs, is around how to have ‘Positive Confrontations’ and how to negotiate effectively.   Many of the skills related to negotiating also relate to conflict resolution, as both forms of...
Finding Balance in a Heartbeat

Finding Balance in a Heartbeat

“Beeeeeeeeeppppp!” The heart-rate monitor of the patient in the emergency ward goes off, and then there’s a mad rush in the ER.  If there was peace before, it’s gone now as the doctors and nurses do their utmost to resuscitate the distressed individual. Rather than...
A Clue to Empowerment: Who’s Got Who’s Remote Control?

A Clue to Empowerment: Who’s Got Who’s Remote Control?

“Ah, I’ve given my remote away again, haven’t I?” she realised, as we reached the crux of the issue she brought to work on in her coaching session. “It sounds like it,” I agreed, and followed by asking “so what do you want?” “Well, I don’t want to feel so disempowered...
Pilot Your Way To Productivity

Pilot Your Way To Productivity

Flow, also known as being ‘in the zone’, is that wonderful state where we can be most productive. When in this state of flow, we get to unlock our potential. It is when we are so zoned into the task at hand and have that enjoyable feeling of being energized and...