The COMM:PAKT insight into Corporate Business coaching: I often see my clients struggling with the element of fear. Let me explain, I coach primarily in the Corporate Business world at executive levels, its all about leadership and change management with a strong focus on risk avoidance; not exactly an area of joyful, light-hearted playfulness. In … Continue reading Gremlins and Fear
In addition to last week‘s post: „ Put ‘me time’ also into your work schedule". Thus, just a quick appell: Treat yourself nicely 🙂 Listen to your body and your mind. Do something nice - from which you gain good energy! I‘m going with a nice yoga session tonight. It‘s always a little treat to myself. What … Continue reading Be kind to yourself!
The COMM:PAKT question of the week: Do you have what it takes to survive and thrive in pandemic times? develop a plan to protect your career and then actually take those 1st stepstalk to yourself with compassion, be your own best friend, not worst criticWFH (work from home) burnout is real: go for a walkBored … Continue reading Survive & Thrive
The COMM:PAKT question of the week: How do you deal with difficult people? Only a few weeks ago we had a really interesting conversation with one of our clients about the DiSC model. It shows us four different colours (green, red, blue and yellow) and to each colour, we can assign certain qualities and characteristics. … Continue reading Knowing your counterpart’s colour
The COMM:PAKT question of the week: What's hindering your productivity? We've all succumbed to procrastination at some time; prioritising window cleaning over filling out a tax declaration form, or simply thinking " I'll do it tomorrow, I can't be bothered today". During the pandemic, we have all been made to spend more time at home. … Continue reading Never enough time or too much time
The COMM:PAKT advise of the week: Focus on the satisfiables! There are direct reports, clients and stake holders who are nearly impossible to satisfy. How often, despite the huge amount of effort involved, we do our utmost to satisfy them anyway. Because that can become addictive. It can also help us elevate our standards to … Continue reading Satisfying the unsatisfiables
The COMM:PAKT advise of the week: Enjoy the journey! Something that stuck in my mind when I read a chapter of Tal Ben-Shahar’s book The Pursuit of Perfect was that the Perfectionist cannot enjoy the here and now because they are too focused on the goal. According to Ben-Shahar, the only thing that matters is … Continue reading The Perfect Journey
The COMM:PAKT announcement of the month: THE WORLD HAS CHANGED! Where does our true superiority now lie? Human intelligenceHuman friendliness Cooperation, collaboration and community create a sense of possibility that can go a long way. That doesn’t make it easier, but it’s our best way out of this mess.
The COMM:PAKT answer to that question: That really depends. If you mean, “Is everything going to be the way it was and the way I would really truly like it to be?” then hey, the answer is no. The answer to that question is always no and it always has been no. If you mean, “Is … Continue reading Is everything going to work out just fine in the end?
The COMM:PAKT message of the week: Be proud of yourself! Today I handed in my two term papers I had worked on the last couple of weeks. It was an exhausting time – reading and writing from morning ‘til evening, having no real breaks or weekends in between. But today, finally, I send them off. … Continue reading Be Proud of Yourself