Category Archives for "Mindset"

Fear of being judged

Seagulls judging

On stage, on camera, in a meeting or at a networking event – there is something that makes us feel awkward and anxious – the fear of being judged.The fear could be preventing you from presenting, innovating and leading! So it needs to be deconstructed and managed. This short article aims to help do just […]

Why seeking feedback matters and how to do it

Good communicators have self and impact awarenessTo be aware of your impact you need to seek objective feedbackActively seeking feedback on how you are coming across to others requires bravery – but it pays rewards. Self-awareness is a very good start but if you also have ‘impact awareness’ then you will join the ranks of […]

5 Perfection Pitfalls

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Perfection is a good thing right? No – and here’s why…Life is messy and unpredictable, humans are complicated and inclined to be irrational. Context varies and everyone has their individual quirks. So – where on earth does ‘perfection’ find a place in all this? It would certainly be the ‘odd one out’ and struggle to […]

5 tactics to beat the fear of public speaking

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Why bother trying to sort your fear of public speaking?Short answer – your fear of public speaking will be holding you back at work and in life.Love these quotes!‘Nervousness is the price a racehorse pays for not being a cow’‘We have nothing to fear but fear itself’‘Courage is the art of being the only one […]

Video communication confidence

Video communication Confidence

How to you become your ideal confident communicator on video?Find your motivation for tryingTry out some mindset tweaksWhat reasons have you for trying to become more video confident?Start a video blog to post to your YouTube channel or websiteHave a human connection on your homepageDo Facebook livesHost webinars All of which you know will raise awareness […]

Impostor Syndrome Burnout

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Is Impostor Syndrome about to lead to a burnout? There is a very real risk of burnout associated with the self-doubt mindset known as Impostor Syndrome.  If you are feeling close to that edge – could it be down to this often undetected, unhelpful way of thinking? If you find yourself working into the early hours, up […]