Emotional Balance for Leaders

Everyone has felt the turbulence of strong emotional feelings.

It’s clear that for many we still have to master our own feelings. This is particularly important for those of us in a leadership position. We need to stop berating ourselves in an unbelievable array of ingenuity when it comes to putting ourselves down or others (…)

Problems of the head? Solutions of the heart!

The purpose of this post is to give you a short synopsis of the journey from continually reacting to the challenges of life. And to switch to a liberated mind, that has learned to listen to arising emotions and accurately assess what the real issues are that I’m currently facing.

Having spent the first forty years of my life in a constant state of always reacting to situations and people, I’m permitting myself to pass on what I learned (…)

Stop your Hamster Wheel: Disruptive Dilemmas And Mindfulness

There are many disruptive situations in the daily life of running a business; a familiar cry might be “not enough business, the pipeline is drying up!”

This thought pattern is a widespread mindset that many entrepreneurs experience in their quest to be successful. What might be useful is to look at the pathology of mind and the apparent influence that has on the body in particular to feelings. Feelings of insecurity do not happen in isolation. They occur because of our interpretation of external events (…)

Emotional Intelligence Model re-written, on a Micro-Level: Your Solid Foundation.

This morning, sitting quietly and to see what bubbles up to my mind, it was this.
Rewrite the Life-positions model: Have a look on a micro-level. It dawned on me, the model should be re-written, relating it to thoughts, emotions, body sensations as ‘object referral’ or ‘others’. Then it becomes an exciting twist, that gives you a solid foundation in Life that never leaves you, out of which the traditional model then develops. So I started to write. (…)

How to improve all your ‘Essential Skills’ by curing ONE root cause.

This morning I overheard a short sequence in a podcast, saying that the term ‘Soft skills’ is not a good choice. Better would be the term ‘Essential Skills.’ That resonated with me and I decided to pick that up on today’s blog.

I had only a chance to listen for ten mins, just enough to realize, that the conversation focused on working on the ‘symptoms.’ How to develop certain Essential-Skills one by one. (…)