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#186 – Look At Your Blind Spots

#186 – Look At Your Blind Spots

Have you ever had one of your blind spots pointed out to you? Imagine when you look in a car rear view mirror, there is a part that you cannot see. This happens also with us as people, there are parts of ourselves that we cannot see but others can. I’m grateful when...
#185 – Convenience Over Everything

#185 – Convenience Over Everything

Last week, I was at my retreat offsite and whilst talking about the topic of what worked and what didn’t over the past year around everyday habits, a strong recurring message came up: Convenience. I noticed that when things were easy, accessible and convenient, then I...
#184 – Treat It Like Gold

#184 – Treat It Like Gold

“I used to hate it when people used to give me feedback or advice” I attended a good friend’s wedding in Taiwan over the weekend. It was amazing on so many levels. I was a tad apprehensive going as I didn’t know anyone. Getting there, I realized, I need not have...
#183 – Get Going With What You Have

#183 – Get Going With What You Have

As I headed out to the airport to attend my friend’s wedding in Taiwan, I had a feeling I had forgotten something. My husband said you only need your passport and cards and you can sort the rest there. The only time you really can’t get on a flight is if you don’t...
#182 – What Reminders Do You Use?

#182 – What Reminders Do You Use?

“When I had made my decision to make a change, I painted my nails red and put a ring on my small finger. Every time I saw my fingers, I was reminded of my decision”. My mastermind buddy Isa Hiemann told us the story of how she reminded herself every day of her...
#181 – Saving Paper With Rocketbook

#181 – Saving Paper With Rocketbook

“I just wipe it off and reuse the page” My good friend Astuti was showing me her Rocketbook (1), a reusable notebook. The idea is, you write, you scan it and it automatically sends the pages to your tool of choice (like Evernote, Google Drive, Dropbox, whatever you...
#180 – Exploring Through Art

#180 – Exploring Through Art

It was time for my mastermind group to meet up again. The highlight of this mastermind was Jenne Ragazzo’s (1) Releasing Emotions through Art workshop in Oerlikon.  Jenne started guiding us with a Chinese element meditation, taking us to a relaxed and meditative...
#179 – Setting The Intention

#179 – Setting The Intention

“Mike, your wish is coming true. You said you wanted to attract more men to the club. Well, here they are”. I’ve been part of a new lunchtime Toastmasters club for a couple of years now. My accountability buddy Mike was running for president and asked me to join the...
#178 – I Disagree…

#178 – I Disagree…

Years ago, I remember talking to someone about people who sent emails in the evening or even in the early hours of the morning. One opinion was that these people couldn’t get their s**t together and were disorganised. It wasn’t a belief I subscribed to for a number of...
#177 – Setting the Retreat Agenda

#177 – Setting the Retreat Agenda

Have you ever been to a meeting where there was no agenda? Was it hard to get started or was it anyways clear what everyone wanted to get out of the meeting?  I’m a big believer in taking the time away from your usual day-to-day activities, giving the space needed to...