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I personally think that most people, even highly successful achievers, at some stage or another feel that they could do with a little more confidence and courage in their lives. We live in a world where negativity often dominates the media. At both personal and professional levels we are often reminded of our weaknesses, shortcomings and what cannot be done. Whilst the media bombards us with subtle messages which highlight our shortcomings, we may also be reminded of what we lack by people closest to us – people who we actually rely on for encouragement and support. These all slowly erode confidence and courage.
The good news is that there are a number of proven techniques that, if applied consistently and on a regular basis, can help you to move beyond fear, doubt and uncertainty, and actually push up the level of confidence and courage you already have!
Are you and your business on PEAK PERFORMANCE? Do you start your business day feeling energized, motivated and ready to take on the challenges at hand, or are you not quite as productive and focussed as you would like to be? What would happen to your business or your career if you are unable to work – would it survive?
Well, whatever your situation may be, it is essential to take stock of your personal health and wellbeing on a regular basis and how it is IMPACTING your professional life. As an executive, independent professional or business owner, your professional future DEPENDS on you being healthy (and not just in survival-mode)!
While you may be considering various strategies to maximize your business performance, growth and productivity, you need to ask yourself, what are you doing to maximize your personal health and wellbeing?
You need your health to build your wealth – Here are a number of things to consider if you want to take better care of your biggest asset – YOU:
Speaking is really one of the most powerful ways to attract ideal business prospects and grow your business. It gives you the opportunity to connect, boost your credibility and create trust – all essential requirements to do business. After all, if you are the specialist in specific field, speaking gives you an opportunity to shine your light, share your knowledge and give others the opportunity to get to know you and what you stand for!
Unfortunately public speaking is also one of the most intimidating activities. Research has even shown that for the majority of people, public speaking is feared more than death! It need not be this way.
Because first impressions are lasting, you would want to make the most of each speaking opportunity, SO here are 7 simple tips to capture your audience’s attention, connect, make a great impression and inspire prospects to take action.
In essence, I’m a corporate refugee. After a thrilling and very busy corporate career of more than 12 years, I started-up my ‘own thing” a few years ago. As an independent business consultant, coach and business owner, I’m following my passion to help other businesses and executives become more successful – and yes, I continue to do work for selected corporate clients, but on my terms. Life as a business owner has been interesting to say the least, but there are a number of things I wish I knew when I started out on my own – things would have been easier if I did! Here are 10 things I wish I knew when I started my business….
Let me share my list (some things I knew of, but never realised the importance