How To Live True To Who You Really Are

Living True to Who You Really Are Requires You to Search Fearlessly to Bring Out Your Truth: Truth of Character, And Truth as a Human Being Image supplied by author Mary’s Story — A Story of Hidden Truth: Wearing the Mask of Chief Financial Officer All the Time Hiding Her Truth of Who She Really Was Mary was readyContinue reading “How To Live True To Who You Really Are”

Interviews #1 The Opening Question: Tell Me About Yourself

The Opening — Setting the Scene — Three Steps to Crafting Your Inspiring Story Photo by Jeremy Yap on Unsplash “Be yourself, everyone else is already taken.” Oscar Wilde. Many interviews will start with the same prompt “Tell me about yourself.” Standard responses are along the lines of: “I studied (Major X) because I really wanted to make a differenceContinue reading “Interviews #1 The Opening Question: Tell Me About Yourself”

The Old Dog Story and Thinking On the Spot

This Is an Old Story That Serves as a Modern-Day Reminder of How Impactful the Simple Act Of Breathing Is In Enabling Clarity of Thinking Photo by Patrick Hendry on Unsplash An old dog starts chasing rabbits and, before long, discovers that he’s lost. Wandering about, he notices a panther heading rapidly in his direction with theContinue reading “The Old Dog Story and Thinking On the Spot”

“I Am So Disgusted by Your Inability to Hear the Truth That People Are Telling You, I’m Out of Here

There Was Something in the Moment of That Passionate Truth Telling, Which Caused Luke to Have a Sickening Realisation Photo by Kat Jayne from Pexels Have your inner saboteurs ever caused people to react negatively towards you? Distance themselves from you? Choose not to spend time in your company, or at least as little as theyContinue reading ““I Am So Disgusted by Your Inability to Hear the Truth That People Are Telling You, I’m Out of Here”

Three Things I’m Taking From This Last Year and Bringing Forward: Daily Writing, Learning, Walking

I’m Going to Miss This Year We Had Off. I Enjoyed the Solitude and Having Time to Focus on Doing the Things I Really Wanted to Do Photo by Social Cut on Unsplash I love when I discover snippets of wisdom as I go about my daily WorkLife. I was listening to Don McLean, who wasContinue reading “Three Things I’m Taking From This Last Year and Bringing Forward: Daily Writing, Learning, Walking”

I’m Sorry but You Have Gangrene, Both Your Legs Need to Be Amputated From the Knee Down.

How a Disease Gave Me Purpose … Photo by Josh Hold from Pexels How a disease gave me purpose are people’s stories of how a disease, illness or accident totally altered their lives, how their WorkLife paths were completely taken off track, how they navigated their long road to recovery, and how ultimately they came through theContinue reading “I’m Sorry but You Have Gangrene, Both Your Legs Need to Be Amputated From the Knee Down.”

You’ve Made a Lot of Mistakes, and Because of That Your Position on the Board Is No Longer Tenable…

Lori felt terrible betrayal, and was enraged hearing these words. Photo by Tobi from Pexels Are There Any Times in Your Worklife When You’ve Become Someone You’re Not? Maybe You’ve Done Things That Went Against Your Beliefs and Values, or You Behaved in Ways That Were Completely Out of Character for You? Getting Back To Who IContinue reading “You’ve Made a Lot of Mistakes, and Because of That Your Position on the Board Is No Longer Tenable…”

Hello My Name is …I’m a Recovering Boring Person … A Funny Thing Happened at My Appraisal Last Week

12 Techniques to Add a Little Humour and Wit to Your Presentations to Turn Boring Into Funny Photo by Sigmund on Unsplash Do you want to add a little humour and wit to your presentations? Maybe you’re a nervous public speaker and know if you can make the audience laugh, it makes everyone (especially you!) feel aContinue reading “Hello My Name is …I’m a Recovering Boring Person … A Funny Thing Happened at My Appraisal Last Week”

Arnold Had Responsibility for Delivering the Bad News to the People Who Were Losing Their Jobs

“Dom. We Have Decided to Give the Job to Ben …” “Rob, You Didn’t Get the Job, We Had Concerns About Your Performance …” Photo by Raychel Sanner on Unsplash Arnold’s position in the company meant he had responsibility for managing the restructuring the company was going through, and for delivering the bad news to the people whoContinue reading “Arnold Had Responsibility for Delivering the Bad News to the People Who Were Losing Their Jobs”

How To Discover Your WorkLife Purpose

How When Faced With Accepting a Permanent Position or Leaving My Job, The Lack of Purpose I Felt Actually Helped My Decision to Move On. Image supplied by author I worked in the world of finance for many years, and while I enjoyed it, and worked with great people in a good environment, I never really hadContinue reading “How To Discover Your WorkLife Purpose”