Posts Tagged ‘confidence’

7 Rules for New Year’s resolutions that stick

By johannatime On December 22, 2014 No Comments
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This post I dedicate to my brave friend Giorgi who recently quit smoking in order for her to be a better role model for her seven year old son. It’s been a month or two since she had her last cigarette and I think she’s plain awesome having the courage to make this

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Simply satisfied part 1: WHY to do lists work

By johannatime On October 11, 2014 No Comments
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When you have a to do list and then complete the tasks and cross them off, you know what I am talking about. In fact, everyone I know, who ever made a task list, gets an incredible boost of satisfaction when they manage to Click here to continue reading



For the first time

By johannatime On March 22, 2014 No Comments
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When you’re doing your routine tasks you’re likely to be highly productive. You have worked out the smartest way to do it and that’s great. Things you are doing for the first time, however, take a lot more effort and time, because there is this awkward obstacle almost everyone experiences with new things. You feel overwhelmed because it is unknown territory, and you are likely to procrastinate.

Doing

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A weekly review is good for you: How to stay in control

By johannatime On January 11, 2014 No Comments
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Having a weekly review in your schedule is the best and only way to have full control over your work and life. This is how you prioritise effortlessly, increase your productivity and your focus for things that matter. By doing a weekly review you tackle overwhelm, so often caused by the busyness of our daily

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Habit of the month #13: Ten steps to change your behaviour

By johannatime On December 30, 2013 No Comments
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The gym is crowded on the 2nd of January. By the end of the month, though, a great deal of those new members decide to stay at home. Heartbreaking. Do you have new year’s resolutions? Will they last beyond January? Why (not)?

My resolution for the next year, is that I

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Holiday reflection time: how to look back on a wonderful year

By johannatime On December 18, 2013 No Comments
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The Christmas holidays are a time for reflection and reconciliation. Some days off work will help you get the busyness and overwhelm off your mind. I encourage you to look back for some moments, rather than being stressed about tomorrow’s deadlines. Somehow, hanging out with family instead of coworkers, helps you change your focus, too. I recommend you use this

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Create momentum like a boss

By johannatime On September 8, 2013 No Comments
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Yesterday, I was at an incredible event: TEDxCanberra. The best presenters presenting their best talks on stage at the best theatre in town, in front of an audience that was committed enough to get their tickets before they sold out on the day they went on sale. It was breathtakingly amazing and every one of us felt they were part of something

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Making believable plans

By johannatime On September 1, 2013 No Comments
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An unbelievable plan

Let me set out an imaginary situation: there is little time left to complete that report and you promise that next week, you will work on the assignment full time. You will not waste a moment on e-mail snacking, or hanging around the water cooler, you will lock yourself up and write that report, and on Friday,

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The Secret is not a secret: it’s called focus filter

By johannatime On August 18, 2013 No Comments
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Have you read the book? It’s about a secret how everything is possible and nothing is impossible and that. About the universe granting you what you ask for. I’ve seen the movie, I loved it, and yes I agree everything is possible

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Ode to Discipline

By johannatime On February 14, 2013 No Comments
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When I’m training clients to adopt sane working habits, they often say: ‘but a lot of discipline would be needed for that’. As if therefore it is hardly possible. As if discipline is something you’re born with or not. As if something is not a sustainable solution if discipline is needed. As if discipline is a problem. Well, discipline is inevitable if there is

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