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The Main Cause of Job Stress is Not What You Expect

Who has more stress? A CEO or an Administrator? You might think the CEO has more to worry about, and that's a reasonable assumption. After all, those who occupy the most senior positions are required to shoulder greater responsibilities than those in administration or support roles.

Jul 20, 2021

Topics: Psychology- General Business- Coaching & Mentoring

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Fight or Flight at Work: Your Stress Response

The fight-or-flight response (or fight-flight-fright-freeze-faint) is also known as the acute stress response, although many writers refer to it simply as the stress response.

Jul 20, 2021

Topics: Psychology- Coaching & Mentoring- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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Top 10 Stress Management Tips

Stress management is different for everyone. There's no one-size-fits-all approach; however, there are common strategies that emerge time and time again in the stress management literature. Having reviewed many of these strategies, here are our top 10.

Jul 20, 2021

Topics: Psychology- General Business- Coaching & Mentoring

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Are you Aware of Your Frustration Level and its Impact?

On a scale of 1-10, how frustrated are you feeling today? Frustration is often an emotion that goes undetected. Sure, we can experience the full-blown, traffic-jam frustration that gets you gripping the steering wheel with-white knuckle intensity (I learnt to drive in Italy – need I say more)!

Oct 13, 2020

Topics: Coaching & Mentoring

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The Limits of Humility: 5 Zones of Ego

“I gave you my ship because I saw greatness in you. And now, I see you haven’t got an ounce of humility… You violated a dozen Starfleet regulations and almost got everyone under your command killed… you think you’re infallible...

Mar 6, 2020

Topics: Coaching & Mentoring

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Questions for Coaching: 85 All-Purpose Killer Questions

What follows is a list of all-purpose questions that, while perhaps best suited to coaching conversations, can be applied to a wide variety of contexts, supplementing any facilitator or curious human’s mental tool kit. Mix, match or re-mould as you see fit.

Jan 28, 2020

Topics: Coaching & Mentoring

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Coaching Framework: The Growth Rings

“What makes you comfortable will ruin you, and only in a state of discomfort can you continually grow.” — Bill Eckstrom. According to Bill Eckstrom, there are 4 main zones of growth but only one where growth truly occurs. 

Dec 13, 2019

Topics: Coaching & Mentoring

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4 Principles for Coaching & Building a Better Hero

Without doubt, video editing is the art form I most love and admire. When sound and image are put together in a certain way, by someone who is a master of the craft, the effect is, for lack of a more dramatic word, transcendent.

Nov 3, 2019

Topics: Coaching & Mentoring

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