Wow, that is quite a claim!
Unfortunately it's true.
If you're a leader and have attend training sessions you probably know what I'm talking about.
Years ago, during my corporate career I had those - and went out believing I could tackle all sort of stuff now.
Have the difficult conversation.
Today I had a session with a client I've seen for the second time.
We delved into her challenge of how she could get where she absolutely wants to be (which is a particular position in academia) - an idea she had for years!
Now - we could have started working on some strategies or tactics...
It's Sunday. Should be a rest day - at least for me. Smooth, quiet, enjoyable...BUT "there is always something"!
A little story I just experienced that is representative of - as I believe - daily life And sometimes it sucks ...but it's also a bit funny ;-).
Many women are too polite in business.
In fact - often in other areas of their life too.
And if you're happen to be a man and felt this little pang when you read the headline this might be something for you too...and I invite you to read on.
Politeness is great - unless it...
Often they are even labelled as "unprofessional".
Being able to deal with our...
End of July, my furry companion of 13.5 years got sick and got so poorly that I had to let her go after 4 days. Having been with me almost 24/7 during all her life, she left a huge hole.
Ten days later, I got a call from my mum informing me that my dad had passed. He still went out shopping...
Last week a rather frustrated and utterly exhausted client was getting exasperated about their "super difficult" situation: "I have to do all these things NOW as there is only a certain time window and on top of that I have to prepare a presentation - which came around the...
Are you ready to take charge?
Are you prepared to walk into some discomfort?
There is a reason I ask those questions - because if you're not - this podcast is not for you.
Admittedly we all cringe when being confronted with what most of us would call "negative" or "bad" emotions.
Many of us...
….is….to feel good.
"That is not rocket science, Claudia...I really expected something more spectacular!" - you might think.
You're right - it isn't.
The thing is - good can mean many different things for different people.
AND - many don't. Feel good that is...
Fear is the worst advisor in our life. And often people pay attention to it or their decisions are influenced by it without even realizing that it's fear they're listening to.
Been there, done that - and sometimes still do (when my awareness is lacking!).
Fear is a common and...
In the past, when people shouted at me, shut down, or were getting very defensive, I got really furious. Or frustrated. And took it personally. Almost always.
And believed that there was absolutely no reason for their behaviour.
What I simply couldn't see back then was THAT EVERY PERSON HAS...
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