Archive for Lifestyle’ Category

Meditation for the business person
Feb

14

2018

Meditation for the business person

A while back, I was being driven to a seminar by a good friend and we got to chatting about meditation. We talked about the process and how helpful it had been to me over the last few years, then I was asked the big question, “How do I stop the chattering in my brain when I meditate?” so I thought I would explore the...

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“Stress? Not me mate!”
Feb

13

2018

“Stress? Not me mate!”

A good friend of mine recently reminded me of a perennial problem with being a manager that we conveniently forget about from time to time but that never goes away.   Eight out of ten executives suffer from Stress. Seven out of the eight deny it!   Stress tends to be a macho thing. "Stress? I never suffer from Stress, give me as much as...

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Take a three minute break every hour to reduce stress
Feb

12

2018

Take a three minute break every hour to reduce stress

This is a very good technique to become more relaxed (and therefor more effective) during the day. You may like to try the following 3 minute meditation:   Sit upright in your chair with your back at 90 degrees from your legs and right into the back of the chair. Uncross your legs and place your feet flat on the floor. Place your hands on...

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Stress Solutions
Feb

6

2018

Stress Solutions

Last time we had a brief look at the symptoms of stress. Eight out of ten executives suffer from stress but most deny that it is a problem. The symptoms we discussed last time are your early warning system telling you to stop and think for a while. Next time you have an unaccountable chest pain may be your last, so now is the time...

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Learn to Relax
Feb

5

2018

Learn to Relax

Stress can be a serious business problem. 8 out of 10 executives in South Africa suffer from stress. Seven out of the 8 deny it. “Stress? Not me mate, I can take as much as you like to give.”   It’s a kind of macho game that some executives play with their colleagues. Little do they know that they are playing a game of Russian Roulette...

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Do Something Extraordinary
May

28

2011

Do Something Extraordinary

My work as a motivational sales speaker and trainer is an interesting one. Much of my day is spent with groups of people encouraging then to be different. They want different results otherwise they wouldn’t have called me in the first place, however, in most cases they want to keep doing the same things in the same way and, by some magic, end up with...

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