I was at the gym the other day running on a treadmill while watching the women's marathon. Normally I run at a modest 10 kph pace which keeps up my fitness without killing me. But on this occasion I noticed I was running faster and needed to increase the treadmill speed. The strange thing was … Continue reading What can we learn from Olympic performers?
Category: Career Development
I am good at my job. How hard is this to say out loud? Acknowledging that you are good at something can be difficult - what if people disagree with you, what if you are wrong, what if they laugh at you? I was working with a client recently who was clearly a very talented and … Continue reading You are good at your job
Seth Godin's blog on Sunday was very short and to the point. "It's not your fault...but it might be your responsibility. That's a fork in the road on the way to becoming a professional." I would like to add the following. "That's a fork in the road ..." ...for deciding not to point the finger … Continue reading It’s not your fault but it might be your responsibility
In the last 2 years, I trained over 400 international managers and executives from organisations as diverse as NGOs, engineering manufacturers and global entertainment businesses. What did these people have in common? English is not their first language. The main challenge international managers face is confidence. Senior managers and executives usually have a confidence based on a … Continue reading Speaking English can seriously impact your business