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Mindset & Motivation
DR. John Demartini: How to turn distress into drive
DR. John Demartini: How to turn distress into drive

Dr. John Demartini is a world-leader when it comes to human behaviour and personal development, so he knows a thing or two about dealing with fear and uncertainty. Appearing on a webinar last week, Dr. Demartini spoke about how to develop resilience to feelings of distress and channeling those emotions into high performance. Why do we feel distress? Dr. Demartini explained that we feel two forms of distress- the perception of losing something we want or gaining something we don’t want. On the...

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How to stop your ego from holding you back
How to stop your ego from holding you back

When we think of ego, what comes to mind? A person with a lot of bravado, cocky attitude, super entitled? Well, 90% of the time, that’s not what ego is. The ego is a deep and complex part of our psyche, and it pops up everyday subtly. One of the biggest ways we shoot ourselves in the foot is by letting our ego dictate our actions and how we think and feel about ourselves and others. So, to break it down and manage our ego, we need to explore what it is and how it works. What is the ego? You...

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How is the reptilian brain affecting your relationships, family, and business
How is the reptilian brain affecting your relationships, family, and business

Don’t freak out, but I’m here to tell you you’ve got a reptilian brain. No, I’m not confirming any lizard-people conspiracies.I’m talking about the physiology of our brains. As evolution has gone on, our brains have gotten bigger, grown new areas, and we’ve learnt how to do more stuff. But, we still have that instinctive animal part of us that’s just thinking about survival, and wants to look out for itself. This is your reptilian brain. It’s important to understand how our brain works,...

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Business & Marketing
Your work from home business guide
Your work from home business guide

If you’re looking at taking your business remote, and you may well have to in light of recent events, you probably have a lot to consider. How do you keep an eye on your team if they’re working from home? What happens to your day to day operations? How do you continue to serve your customers and attract new ones without a storefront? Well, let me guide you through it… Take a birds-eye look at your company What are the operational requirements of your business? What do you need to do to satisfy...

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The five most common struggles of entrepreneurs
The five most common struggles of entrepreneurs

After coaching thousands of businesses over the past 20 years, I keep hearing the same problems popping up. It appears no matter how different our industries are, entrepreneurs everywhere are dealing with some pretty common challenges. So, no matter what your business model, where you are, how big your company is, I’ve listed the five most common challenges I hear- and how to deal with them. 1. Sales Learning how to sell is one of the most valuable things you can do for your businesses- and it...

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The 11 things that could kill your workplace culture
The 11 things that could kill your workplace culture

A workplace with a bad culture has a big problem. Yeah, it feels bad and sucks to be around, I get that. But it can also seriously affect your productivity, profitability, and of course, your reputation. If your employees are constantly at war with each other or aren’t driven to provide value to the company? Boom! Probably a bad culture. Lots of procrastination, dawlding and chucking sickies? Cough cough, bad culture. If you don’t check a bad culture in it’s early stages, issues like...

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Leadership & Productivity
How to lead your team through a crisis
How to lead your team through a crisis

When shit hits the fan, people turn to the leaders in their lives for guidance and reassurance that things are going to be okay. If you find yourself in that position now, here are a few things you can do – for you and your team… Before all else, keep calm If you want your team to be calm, certain, and regulated, then you have to step up and set that example for them. Your words, behaviour, and the energy you give off will influence the people around you whether you’re conscious of it or not....

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The best apps and tools to work from home
The best apps and tools to work from home

Whether you’re quarantined at home due to a global pandemic, or love the freedom that comes with working remotely, it’s important to make your #laptoplifestyle as productive as possible. Many people claim that there’s no substitute for being in the office and the face to face interaction that affords, but these tools come pretty damn close… For video meetings- Google Hangouts and Zoom Working from home doesn’t mean all your meetings and catch-ups need to be canceled, it’s just as easy to book...

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What is the pygmalion effect and how to use it to your advantage
What is the pygmalion effect and how to use it to your advantage

We all want to crack the code to high performance and getting the most out of ourselves and others. The key is often in our psychology.   Every year, a couple of times a year, I get a few hundred business owners in a room, and I tell them they have 12 hours to write an e-book, five blog posts, film five videos, and then to top it all off they have to wake up at 4:30am to do it! Sounds crazy, right? But get this, over 90% of the room actually do it! No, I didn’t hold them at gunpoint or...

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Mindset

5 steps to emotional regulation

Kerwin Rae

Whoever coined the phrase ‘emotional rollercoaster’ was bang on. You strap yourself in for the ride of your life, all excited, trying not to piss your pants…

Productivity

How to manage your time more effectively

Kerwin Rae

Nothing kills productivity quite like poor time management and procrastination.

Mindset

How is the reptilian brain affecting your relationships, family, and business

Kerwin Rae

Don’t freak out, but I’m here to tell you you’ve got a reptilian brain. No, I’m not confirming any lizard-people conspiracies.

Business

How to create tension to close sales

Kerwin Rae

I love sales, but sales has gotten a bad rap in recent years. Everyone’s experienced some pushy salesman, felt manipulated, or had some product forced on them they don’t need or want.

Business

The 11 things that could kill your workplace culture

Kerwin Rae

A workplace with a bad culture has a big problem. Yeah, it feels bad and sucks to be around, I get that. But it can also seriously affect your productivity, profitability, and of course, your reputation.