Entries by sonia

Neuroscience of Fear – Tips to Overcome Fear

Have you ever felt fear? Many leaders pretend they are incredibly controlled, resilient and confident. The perceived ideal image is for them to show that they do not feel fear. Want to know the truth? I have never met anyone who doesn’t face fear. Every day, I work with clients, teams, associates, and leaders who feel […]

Why Change is Hard!

Change is a constant factor in human history. What is distinctive now is the rate and scale of change. – Robinson 2001 Why do people find it so hard to change, or resist change even when it might be good for them? This week we were delivering a number of leadership programs (with playdoh as […]

Not Having It All; Is Having It All!

My daughter comes home from Movie World with a gift for me. Now I love gifts and this one took me by surprise. It was a Wonder Woman cape. I laughed and so did she. Then she looked at me and said, “Mum, this is literally how you operate as a superhero. Some days I […]

The New Kindness of Leadership

“The level of our success is limited only by our imagination and no act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.” – Aesop The days of the tough-as-nails boss that’s, well, a jerk, are on the way out! People are starting to realise that even if jerks may get great results on paper, they’re costing […]

Squashing Those ANTs

Do you have ANTs running freely in your mind? ANTs, or Automatic Negative Thoughts, are dangerous creatures. ANTS are those negative thoughts that always seem to be in the back of your mind, regardless of the situation. ANTs make it impossible to relax and enjoy the moment, because they manage to sniff out the negative […]

Having a Life While Still Being a Great Leader

It’s illustrated constantly in media and everyday life: the worker who gets ahead and rises to the top is the one who eats, breathes and lives their work. They don’t take holidays, like Mark Cuban, the billionaire who didn’t go on a vacation for seven years. They’re on their phones, checking and responding to emails […]

My Top 50 Quotes for Inspiration and Motivation

I am on a mission in 2019 is to create and build brave, courageous, compassionate and kind leaders and leadership. With the start of another year upon us, I thought I’d share my pick of fifty of my favourite quotes that get me fired up and ready to ROCK IT, and hopefully, they do the […]

6 Tips for Starting 2019 with a Great Mindset

Are you ready to rock 2019? If your answer was anything other than a very enthusiastic ‘Yes!’, then you need to read on for our six tips for starting the new year with a great mindset. When you have your state of mind sorted, you’ll be preparing yourself for a fantastic new year in leadership! […]

A Courageous Act

“The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” – Coco Chanel People often say to me; I don’t know how you do it and I wish I could speak on stage. To me when I am on stage I feel like I am in heaven, as I love it so much. It […]

My Wish for 2019

My wish for 2019 for the leaders (remember leadership is an Attitude, Mindset, and Action) of the world – let’s be Human. I think this is what the world is craving for – Connection and Compassion as human beings. At this time of year, I watch all those cheesy and wonderful Christmas Movies. One of […]