Why Your Habits Can Hurt You

Habit Hinderance

We all live day to day in routine. Habitual patterns of thinking and action that we often don’t think about much. We need to live like this otherwise it would be hard to get much done. It would take too much brain power. So we live a life ruled by habits. We rarely recognise though…

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The No-Lose Bet You can make

No lose bet - Hari Kalymnios

Sounds too good to be true, right?  Well, last week was a busy week for me. I had coaching clients, the final of a speaking competition (I didn’t win 🙁 ), gave a keynote address at a high end HR conference, delivered corporate training and had an interview on a podcast (click link to hear that…

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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

Spot It | Hari kalymnios

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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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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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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Is Your Thinking Holding Back Your Success?

details-thinker

Are you a details person? Or a big picture person? You might well be both, but just in different situations. The thing is, that dependent on which you are and when, it can hold back your success in certain areas. Why? It’s this idea that you might see way too much detail before even going…

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