Category: Motivation | Leadership

Posts related to motivation and leadership.

Facing the Giants…

I finally watched the whole movie of facing the giants as described in my earlier post. It is a very motivational movie. However, I was surprised that is based around god and the love of god to make it a success. With having lived in the US for a year

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books to read this autumn (or not to read) – and NLP ;-)

You remember I was writing about this NLP book I got at the train station. I now finished it. The author is: Lindsey Agness, Change your LIfe with NLP. Why am I happy to reveal the book now? Because I want to warn anyone to read it. Sorry, Lindsey, I

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Seminar GTD (Getting Things Done) by David Allen

Hello, good morning. Early for a Saturday, but my head is spinning full of ideas. Why? I went to David Allen’s seminar “Getting Things Done”. Wow! I wrote about it before. David is an inspirational speaker and trainer. After reading his book I noticed that I have put 80% into

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Be more Assertive

In “personal success”, a magazine I get from the Coaching Academy, I found an article from Rebekah Fensome about Assertiveness. I summarize her 10 points I found very valuable: Clear communication Take responsibility Don’t apologise when you don’t need to Use strong verbal and body language Are you being listened

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NLP revisited – going back to basics?!

Good day, I have written a lot about NLP before. And, as most people know, I did my Master Practitioner in NLP in 2003, which is now unbelievable 5 years ago. Often, I wonder how much I have incorporated NLP in my daily life, my daily thinking and how much

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Dan Millman Seminar London

I went to see Dan Millman in London yesterday. I admit I was VERY tired and not really receptive. But, on a whole, I was expecting much more. Dan is a very motivational speaker, mainly addressing, at least from my point of view, very basic “human issues”. Things like how

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work life balance

I think the last time I wrote about work life balance was regarding the entrepreneur and intrepreneur. A thought I had was when I have been working from home, which happens occasionally, whether I have a better or worse work-life-balance. And, the answer is difficult. I remember that studying for

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Circumstances – getting things done!

People always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them. – George Bernard Shaw This morning I

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Intrapreneurs and Entrepreneurs – work life balance

Some Friday reading I picked up: MT article on Intrapreneurs, very interesting! And, same publication, one about entrepreneurs and work life balance. Very interesting stuff. Does that  mean I am better off and healthier if I work as an intrapreneur? Have a good weekend Volker

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