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4 warning signs that you’re too busy

I’m too busy at the moment… there I said it; guilty as charged. I’ve not posted on my blog for almost THREE months! So what’s going on with me when I neglect to do the things that are supposedly my

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I’ve crossed to the other side, why don’t you join me?

As I grow more grey hairs and look back on my own personal and professional journey more and more I see a divide. This divide is like a wide rushing river. I’m on one bank looking across the river. From

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Why you need to work part-time

Since the industrial revolution we workers have been following the employment model advocating a 40-hour week. In Australia getting agreement on a cap of 40 hours work/week took 93 years (1855 until 1948). So I’d like to point out the

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How to be hopeful

I think hope is a big deal. If I feel low on hope then I make it a priority to find a way to get some. This post shows you how to always have some hope by changing your perspective

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Why I accepted a $137,218 pay cut last year

Having just completed my tax return for the last 12 months I can share with you that I took a little bit of a pay cut last year to explore my passion for coaching. It felt like the right thing

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3 questions you probably never ask yourself (but should)

1.    How valid are my life assumptions? If I do “A” then “B” will happen. This is the model we use to set up our life activities. An example would be… … if I work for three years in this

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What I learnt from 7 days of silence

I call myself the Quiet Coach. So you can probably guess that I place a lot of value on quietening the mind so as to make better decisions, appreciate life and be thankful for what I’ve got. So how do

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5 management mistakes that make you look like you don’t care

The perception of caring I coach quite a few healthcare professionals including administrators. I have noticed that some more than others have values closely linked to the idea of caring or patient outcomes. Others operate more from a “getting things

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4 reasons to stay in a “boring” job

The myth of professional nirvana There is a myth circulating in self-development articles and propagated by motivational speakers that if you follow your passions then work and non-work time will no longer be distinguishable and that you will reach professional

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The Minimalists Guide to Fulfilment at Work

Fulfilment is defined as: To make you happy and satisfied because you are using your abilities So I read that definition as… You are doing work you are good at and love. So what is the one thing that if

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