The Trouble with Avoiding Problems

PROBLEMS | Hari Kalymnios

The other week I came off my bike. Full on, over the handlebars situation. Landing flat on my face and a nice couple of bruises to accompany it! What I learnt from this experience was twofold really. How quickly do you get up? When you stumble, when you fall, when things don’t go your way…

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If You Spot it You’ve Got It

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I’m going to be quick on this one. Here’s my message. Perception is Projection What does that mean? It means that what you perceive about the world, the office, the situation and so on, is usually just a projection of what you put out there. If you are having interactions with a work colleague and…

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Get More Done: 3 Time Saving Tips to Make You More Productive

Get More Done | Hari Kalymnios

Productivity! We all seem to want to be more and more productive. With more to do, in seemingly less time – any tips are most welcome, right? So here are 3 tips that can help you. The first two are to do with reading. Why? Because almost everyone I meet (that’s into developing themselves, in…

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Why you’re not getting s*** done!

Energy Flows

In today’s world people are getting sapped of energy all the time. As leaders, entrepreneurs and employees we need to understand this simple truth. We must manage our energy if we are to succeed. Today we are bombarded with so many different stimuli vying for our attention (and yes, I appreciate the irony that this…

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3 Ways to Deal with Change at Work (or anywhere)

Resistance to Change | Hari Kalymnios

What’s the one constant in life? Change! And yet, the majority of us are so bad with dealing with it. In fact, part of the liberation of the Self stems from understanding – truly understanding – this seemingly simple concept. And yet it’s not easy. I’ve even gone on a 10-day silent meditation retreat called…

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Solve Any Problem (Work or Home) with this One Word

THE POWER OF HOW

OK, that’s peeked your interest, so I’d better deliver on that promise. The reason I titled the post that is because effective use of this word can really help you solve any problem. When I first heard it – I almost dismissed it. As can often be the case when things are so simple. So…

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Get What You Want – Even When You Don’t Get What You Want!

Pivot - Hari Kalymnios

Confused? Yep, me too. How can you get what you want when you don’t get what you want? Last weekend I went to a national convention of professional speakers – the MEGA conference for the PSA (Professional Speaker’s Association). I was there (amongst other reasons) to speak in the semi-finals of their annual competition for…

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From Sad to Happy – Instantly!

Positive Feedback

Here’s a really simple and quick way to change your mood. If you’re feeling low, sad or slightly depressed – perhaps work is tough that day. You’re not progressing fast enough, your boss had a go at you, you feel your efforts are in vain, then try the tip I’m going to explain in this…

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The Secret to Accomplishment

Just Do it

JUST DO IT!  Nike said it best and it’s true. Last weekend I ran a two day business event with a business partner. It was about how to successfully start and maintain an entrepreneurial venture and I was speaking specifically about goal setting and then also the importance of your health and well-being when going…

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How to Get Better – Faster!

Better Faster

Last week I was a general evaluator at a local Toastmasters club. Toastmasters is an international organisation that helps people develop their public speaking skills. As a general evaluator, it’s my job, being an outside observer to that particular club, to comment on various people fulfilling roles at that meeting. And what I noticed with…

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