Willingness to Change is a Strength

Be Mindful Of the Stories You Tell Yourself, Change Your Story, Change Your Work-Life Tara lost her job as a retail banker, when the branch she had worked at for thirty years merged with the only other bank in town, resulting in significant job losses. She knew she wouldn’t be able to find a newContinue reading “Willingness to Change is a Strength”

WorkLife Book Of The Week: How To Be Vulnerable And Courageous

Welcome to WorkLife Book Of The Week. Every week Monday through Sunday I serialise a story from the School of WorkLife book series. I do this each day in under 280 characters, which I post across my social media channels. Then at the end of each week, I bring all 7 daily posts together hereContinue reading “WorkLife Book Of The Week: How To Be Vulnerable And Courageous”

Improvisation Classes Career Change And Hiking in The Alps: A Tale of WorkLife Courage

“Courage Is Resistance to Fear, Mastery of Fear, Not Absence of Fear”. Mark Twain. During an improvisation workshop, one of the exercises was for the group to work in pairs and to tell a story by each saying one word at a time. They did this by moving around the room, and they began to stepContinue reading “Improvisation Classes Career Change And Hiking in The Alps: A Tale of WorkLife Courage”

Be Grateful to the Naysayers Allow Them to Motivate You When They Something Can’t Be Done

When You’re Following Your Dream, Believe in What’s Possible, and Know if Anyone Can, You Can “Opening a bookstore when everyone buys their books from Amazon is a crazy idea, and in a small town, that’s soon to be by-passed when that new road opens, makes it not only a crazy idea, but a stupidContinue reading “Be Grateful to the Naysayers Allow Them to Motivate You When They Something Can’t Be Done”

How To Be Creative In Your Thinking

“Creativity Is Imagination and Imagination Is For Everyone.” Paul Arden I believe for every problem or question we have, we also have the ability to find the solution and the answer within us, and to demonstrate this I’ll tell you a story about Jack. Some years ago when Jack was just seven, his primary school decidedContinue reading “How To Be Creative In Your Thinking”

WorkLife Book Of The Week: How To Let Curiosity Be Your Driving Force

Welcome to WorkLife Book Of The Week. Every week Monday through Sunday I serialise a story from the School of WorkLife book series. I do this each day in under 280 characters, which I post across my social media channels. Then at the end of each week, I bring all 7 daily posts together hereContinue reading “WorkLife Book Of The Week: How To Let Curiosity Be Your Driving Force”

How To Build Your WorkLife Around What Engages and Inspires You

What Completely Engages and Inspires You in Your WorkLife and How To Use This to Create Your Go-Be-Do Joie de Vivre WorkLife Living Plan I listen to The Tim Ferriss Show, a podcast where he deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas to extract the tactics, tools and routines they use. You should check it out, it’sContinue reading “How To Build Your WorkLife Around What Engages and Inspires You”

WorkLife Book Of The Week: How To Overcome Your Fear To Live Your Life With Courage

Welcome to WorkLife Book Of The Week. Every week Monday through Sunday I serialise a story from the School of WorkLife book series. I do this each day in under 280 characters, which I post across my social media channels. Then at the end of each week, I bring all 7 daily posts together hereContinue reading “WorkLife Book Of The Week: How To Overcome Your Fear To Live Your Life With Courage”

How To Use Turning Points To Start Something Different And Better

Life is Too Short Not To Be Living it Fully Carmel’s story of how the loss of her brother led her to reevaluate her WorkLife, to think through what was important in her day-to-day living and the legacy she wanted to work towards leaving behind. There have been a few turning points in my life that haveContinue reading “How To Use Turning Points To Start Something Different And Better”

WorkLife Book Of The Week: How To Motivate Through Self-Respect And Trust

Welcome to WorkLife Book Of The Week. Every week Monday through Sunday I serialise a story from the School of WorkLife book series. I do this each day in under 280 characters, which I post across my social media channels. Then at the end of each week, I bring all 7 daily posts together hereContinue reading “WorkLife Book Of The Week: How To Motivate Through Self-Respect And Trust”