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Which type of procrastinator are YOU?

Perhaps you don’t ever procrastinate, but if you’ve identified with either of my last two posts, you may have a procrastination issue or elements of the typical mind-set. There are many reasons why someone puts things off, but studies have found common habits amongst different types of procrastinators. Here are a few of them – …

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Is a fear of failure damaging your career? How to move through this mental block towards success…

I’ve written a couple of blogs on building confidence, and it’s quite often at the root of clients’ problems. When someone comes to a standstill in their career, it can often be a self-imposed plateau. Sub-consciously, we can be so afraid of failing that we remove the impetus to even try. Instead, we tell ourselves …

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As an executive, could you be accused of wearing ‘the emperor’s new clothes’?

Remember the Hans Christian Andersen tale about the Emperor’s new clothes?  He was tricked into believing he was wearing a splendid outfit, when wearing nothing at all, based on the fawning compliments of his courtiers. Believing he looked so exceptionally fine, he paraded through the streets to the cheering adulation of a well-briefed crowd. One …

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