Leading Self is the practice of intentionally influencing your thinking, feeling and behaviors to achieve your objective(s). It is having a developed sense of who you are, what you can do, where you are going coupled with the ability to influence your communication, emotions and behaviors on the way to getting there.

The Best Investment Manager

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As I stood in a crowded ballroom trying to figure out where to go next at this networking event, I felt a light tap on my shoulder. I turned around to see Susan Read more…

Stuck! Where is your Courage?

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Shonda Rhimes  is the creator and showrunner of Greys Anatomy or Scandal series shows. As she is a strong black woman well known for bringing immense diversity Read more..

Invited to Speak? How to Conquer Self

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You are invited to speak, as you often (or not) are. Your rational self knows this is a big opportunity you cannot pass up, but as soon as you say yes your knees turn to running jelly. Read more…

Can I speak in Public?


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And without further delay, I would like to introduce our next speaker…” I am being introduced to take the stand by the Master of Ceremony (MC) who embarks on reading  Read more…

 

BOUNCING BACK: THE POWER OF FOCUS

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Tennis is both a competitive and relaxing sport. The most amazing thing about the game is its structure. The ball is always bouncing from one player to the other. Read more…

 

When the Sun Rises

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Every day in Africa a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed.

Every morning a lion wakes up. It knows that it must outrun the slowest gazelle or it will starve to death.   Read more…

 

Leading Yourself : You cant keep going on Empty

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You are a leader. A leader is defined simply as someone who guides or inspires others. You figure out where you and your team need to go Read more…

 

The Strong Power in every Woman


herselfHot tears splashed down my cheeks as my new husband stared at me in confusion. I had been studying the creation story when I stumbled Read more…

 

 

How sharp is your money saw?

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Everyone has use for money if they can find it. Whether consciously or not, we all want it, work for it and think about it. Read more…

 

What is your life’s purpose?

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“The purpose of life is a life of purpose.”Robert Byrne;

Everything and everyone in the world was created for a purpose. True happiness comes from pouring yourself into purpose, holding nothing back. Read more…

 

What is your limitation?

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We still think of a powerful man as a born leader and a powerful woman as an anomaly.” ~Margaret Atwood

The challenge surrounding women and leadership is characterised by a never-ending debate on the woman’s ability to lead like her male counterparts. Read more…

 

DO YOU HAVE A PERSONAL SUPPORT SYSTEM?

On October 20th 2003 my dear friend Jane passed away after battling breast cancer for eight months. She had struggled with her weight since childhood, but the chemotherapy had left her emaciated. On October 20th 2003 my dear friend Jane passed away after battling breast cancer for eight months. She had struggled with her weight since childhood, but the chemotherapy had left her emaciated. Read more…

 

Yes You Can Do It!

I get constantly frustrated when talented colleagues are asked to step up into leadership positions and the first and immediate response is a vehement “No! I can’t do it!”… Okay, I admit I have declined such opportunities in similar fashion as well! What makes one afraid to take on an opportunity when they are clearly fit for it?  Read more…

Four Ways to Develop Continuous Learning habit: An essential Strategy for Success

In the last 6 years, I enrolled for  a myriad of classes with the intent of improving my skills. I have been to a variant of French and Spanish online classes, taken up Programming and Finance classes, opened and closed numerous blogs, joined and abandoned numerous courses on Coursera amongst many other things that my browser history will attest to. I have been very busy! Read more…

 

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