Communicating from the heart

November 10, 2019

It might be fair to suggest we are always communicating from the heart. After all, what value is there in any other form of communication?

That said, to underline the importance of communicating from the heart, let’s explore a few of the benefits we gain when we do engage in this practice.

Benefits of communicating from the heart.

1) Our words speak for us, with authenticity.

2) There is no dissonance between our intentions and our messages.

3) We invite others to communicate with us in a similar fashion, leading to open connections.

Undoubtedly, there are other advantages to communicating from the heart. If you’d like to join the conversation here with your input, don’t hesitate to leave a comment below.

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Brian.

About Brian

Brian Groves DipM MCIM Chartered Marketer, Coach, Trainer and Author, supplies professional and personal development to a portfolio of corporate and individual clients.

As an Adjunct Professor at the Università Cattolica, Milan, Italy, Brian teaches the International graduate courses Leadership coaching: bringing potential to the stage of work and Personal marketing: performance skills at work.

Brian’s goal is to support through coaching, training and writing motivated people who wish to live their potential, in education, work or life in general.

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Building resilience on a daily basis

November 7, 2019

Life teaches us many things but one of the key lessons we should possibly take on board is that of building resilience on a daily basis.

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, the adjective ‘Resilient’ refers to a person or animal being “able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions”.

With challenges turning up to test our resolve and determination to reach our goals it is easy to appreciate the need for building resilience on a daily basis. And as it is never clear how much resilience we will need to have stored up, topping it up every day is not a bad habit to acquire.

It could be argued our resilience is like a muscle that develops with use. If this is the case, each setback might be looked at as a workout for our ‘building resilience on a daily basis’ efforts.

Trusting we are capable of dealing with whatever comes our way derives also from those activities regarding building resilience on a daily basis.

Before getting back to building your resilience, let me thank you for taking the time to read this ‘Building resilience on a daily basis’ post.

Kindest regards.

Brian.

About Brian

Brian Groves DipM MCIM Chartered Marketer, Coach, Trainer and Author, supplies professional and personal development to a portfolio of corporate and individual clients.

As an Adjunct Professor at the Università Cattolica, Milan, Italy, Brian teaches the International graduate courses Leadership coaching: bringing potential to the stage of work and Personal marketing: performance skills at work.

Brian’s goal is to support through coaching, training and writing motivated people who wish to live their potential, in education, work or life in general.

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Letting our true self shine

November 3, 2019

The idea of accomplishing anything should, perhaps, be evaluated by considering how we can go about letting our true self shine.

Achieving success without letting our true self shine is a sure-fire way of obtaining a hollow victory at best. On the contrary, by putting authenticity at the heart of our endeavours we ensure we are connecting wholly with each step along the road to our objective.

And by letting our true self shine in all our undertakings we are giving the green light, so to speak, to others to behave similarly.

Of course, these ideas are not new and no doubt this is not the first time you’ve come across them. To share your thoughts on the issue of ‘Letting our true self shine’, please leave a comment below.

For now, thanks for stopping here to read this ‘Letting our true self shine’ post.

Brian.

About Brian

Brian Groves DipM MCIM Chartered Marketer, Coach, Trainer and Author, supplies professional and personal development to a portfolio of corporate and individual clients.

As an Adjunct Professor at the Università Cattolica, Milan, Italy, Brian teaches the International graduate courses Leadership coaching: bringing potential to the stage of work and Personal marketing: performance skills at work.

Brian’s goal is to support through coaching, training and writing motivated people who wish to live their potential, in education, work or life in general.

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Winning despite being wary

October 31, 2019

Ideally, our actions spring from pondered plans leaving little or no room for doubts to creep into the picture. Perhaps success is the result of a tried and tested endeavour yet, in all probability, winning despite being wary is often the reality of the situation.

Winning despite being wary may be interpreted as taking two steps forward with an eye out for the necessity of a possible shuffle to the side. The peak of our achievement might be clear before us but not always are we able to reach it by moving in a straight line.

Caution or at least awareness of the need for taking alternative routes could help us to navigate around the dramas of modern life. Schedules created with an element of flexibility can withstand expected unexpected issues.

Winning despite being wary is, once again, a way of reaching our objectives. And it is fair to imagine the lessons we learn as we progress along the way turn out to be valid input for future assignments and the like.

To explore the idea of winning despite being wary as part of a coaching conversation, please get in contact.

Right now, thanks for connecting here and for reading this ‘Winning despite being wary’ post.

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Brian.

About Brian

Brian Groves DipM MCIM Chartered Marketer, Coach, Trainer and Author, supplies professional and personal development to a portfolio of corporate and individual clients.

As an Adjunct Professor at the Università Cattolica, Milan, Italy, Brian teaches the International graduate courses Leadership coaching: bringing potential to the stage of work and Personal marketing: performance skills at work.

Brian’s goal is to support through coaching, training and writing motivated people who wish to live their potential, in education, work or life in general.

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Heart Poems On Success

October 29, 2019

Daily we strive to achieve this or that. We focus efforts to take us a step nearer to our desired goals. According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, success is “the accomplishment of an aim or purpose”.

Celebrating this important factor of what it means to be human, it felt right to ponder success in the form of poetry.

Individually, we know what success means to us. Regardless of our age, work status or general outlook on life, we will have experienced moments of success. It is this feeling of contentment, satisfaction or even relief Heart Poems On Success attempts to capture in the form of heart poems.

Instead of setting out the poems in alphabetical order, I have left them in the order I wrote them to better reflect the flow of my thinking.

Heart Poems On Success begins with an introductory piece, ‘What Is Success?’ and closes with ‘One Final Thought’. In between, you have the opportunity to explore success through a wide-ranging offering of words.

Additionally, with this book, you have the opportunity to:

a) Read heartfelt words related to success;

b) Engage with success from a variety of perspectives.

Despite spending considerable time in the creative pipeline, this collection of thirty original poems is now available to you. Ideally, it will provide you with one, some, or all of the following: material for reflection, motivation to continue on your journey of success and enjoyment. If it accomplishes any of these, I will consider it ‘a success.’

So, without taking up more of your time, let me wish you a successful read!

Brian.

About Brian

Brian Groves DipM MCIM Chartered Marketer, Coach, Trainer and Author, supplies professional and personal development to a portfolio of corporate and individual clients.

As an Adjunct Professor at the Università Cattolica, Milan, Italy, Brian teaches the International graduate courses Leadership coaching: bringing potential to the stage of work and Personal marketing: performance skills at work.

Brian’s goal is to support through coaching, training and writing motivated people who wish to live their potential, in education, work or life in general.

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Bringing our all to the task

October 27, 2019

It is probably fair to suggest bringing our all to the task we are faced with is as much a mindset as an approach to work.

Once we’ve decided to move forward with our plans, bringing our all to the task seems a pretty sensible thing to do.

We may feel caution is appropriate yet holding back from bringing our all to the task is a way of hindering our eventual success.

Putting our all into each action ensures we remain true to our objectives and life in every moment. Nobody can ever accuse us of doing things half-heartedly when we go about bringing our all to the task before us.

Any doubts about our commitment to joint-venture or activities of collaboration are likewise put to bed if we are bringing our all to the task in question. Whether it is sufficient is, of course, another matter.

To join the conversation here, please leave a comment below. In the meantime, thanks for reading this ‘Bringing our all to the task’ post.

Brian.

About Brian

Brian Groves DipM MCIM Chartered Marketer, Coach, Trainer and Author, supplies professional and personal development to a portfolio of corporate and individual clients.

As an Adjunct Professor at the Università Cattolica, Milan, Italy, Brian teaches the International graduate courses Leadership coaching: bringing potential to the stage of work and Personal marketing: performance skills at work.

Brian’s goal is to support through coaching, training and writing motivated people who wish to live their potential, in education, work or life in general.

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Seeing success before us

October 24, 2019

Being clear about what we wish to achieve and knowing why we want what we want are crucial elements of seeing success before us.

Having clarity regarding these points permits us to make decisions aligned with our specific objectives rather than according to the whims of the day or the input of others.

Seeing success before us is also a great motivator for those instances we are required to face challenges and setbacks. In a sense, by seeing success before us we have a guiding light through testing times.

Similarly, seeing success before us gives us a tangible target to aim for in all our endeavours. It keeps our efforts focused on what is important to us and offers input in terms of how effective our input is moment by moment.

Other considerations concerning seeing success before us are no doubt equally worthy of reflection. To share your ideas on the issue of seeing success before us, please leave a comment below.

Kindest regards.

Brian.

About Brian

Brian Groves DipM MCIM Chartered Marketer, Coach, Trainer and Author, supplies professional and personal development to a portfolio of corporate and individual clients.

As an Adjunct Professor at the Università Cattolica, Milan, Italy, Brian teaches the International graduate courses Leadership coaching: bringing potential to the stage of work and Personal marketing: performance skills at work.

Brian’s goal is to support through coaching, training and writing motivated people who wish to live their potential, in education, work or life in general.

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