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Is it all in the Mind? –  From Psycho-Cybernetics to Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself

Is it all in the Mind? –  From Psycho-Cybernetics to Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself In the landscape of personal development and transformation, two seminal works, “Psycho-Cybernetics” by Dr. Maxwell Maltz and “Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself” by Dr. Joe Dispenza, offer profound insights into the power of belief, self-image, and the mind’s ability to influence reality. These books, though published over 50 years apart, share a common thread in their exploration of

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The Invisible Barrier in Business – Fear

The Invisible Barrier in Business – Fear Welcome to a candid discussion about a seldom-addressed obstacle in the professional world: fear. It’s not just an emotion; it’s a barrier that can prevent even the most talented professionals from reaching their full potential. This blog delves into how fear manifests in business and ways to overcome it. Understanding Fear In the business world, fear is often a silent, unseen force that influences decisions, behaviours, and outcomes.

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Apple: 40 Years of Macintosh Innovation, Controversy, and Success

Apple Inc., a name that has become synonymous with innovation and design, is celebrating the 40th birthday of the Apple Macintosh today, the first commercially successful personal computer for the everyday user that simplified the skills needed to operate it. Just like Marmite, you either love it or hate it, but there’s no denying its impact on the world. From its humble beginnings as a start up in the family garage to its current status

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Navigating the Dunning-Kruger Effect: A Journey from Overconfidence to True Competence

Introduction In our previous exploration of Imposter Syndrome we unpacked the challenges of self-doubt in the workplace. Today, we turn to its cognitive counterpart, the Dunning-Kruger Effect – a bias that distorts self-perception of skills, often leading to overconfidence. This phenomenon can significantly impact workplace dynamics, decision-making, and team collaboration. Understanding the Dunning-Kruger Effect The Dunning-Kruger Effect, named after psychologists David Dunning and Justin Kruger, is a cognitive bias where individuals with limited expertise in

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Imposter Syndrome in Sales and Leadership: Navigating the Internal Battle

Understanding Imposter Syndrome Imposter Syndrome, a psychological phenomenon, affects individuals across various professions. It’s characterised by a chronic sense of self-doubt and a fear of being exposed as a fraud, despite external evidence of competence. This pattern of thinking can lead to significant stress, anxiety, and hindered career progression. Signs of Imposter Syndrome in today’s workplace include: Persistent Self-Doubt: Questioning one’s skills, talents, or accomplishments despite evidence of competence. Fear of Failure: A strong fear

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Once Upon a New Year: The Enchanted Tale of Business Transformation

In the mystical realm of Productivia, where ambition flows like a mighty river and the sun of success never sets, the New Year is not just a calendar flip. It’s a time of enchantment, reflection, and setting transformative resolutions.

Join me on a tale through the villages of Salesburg and Manageroria, where mythical beings and wise creatures teach us invaluable business lessons.
In Sales-burg, Reflecto, the wise owl, was known for his ability to look back and extract wisdom from the past year’s events.

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The Future of Corporate Education: Is Online Always Better?

Explore the future of corporate education with insights from a 20-year training veteran. This blog delves into the debate between online and in-person learning, examining the pros and cons of each approach. Discover why one-size-fits-all online solutions may not be the panacea for effective corporate training. Learn about the psychological toll of virtual meetings and how to navigate the challenges of the digital age. Whether you’re an educator, manager, or learner, this blog offers valuable perspectives on optimizing your online presence and the effectiveness of virtual training.

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