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Your strategic plan for 2017

Your strategic plan for 2017

With the start of the New Year and returning from holidays back to work you might be beginning to feel overwhelmed… There are many items on your to-do list, many new and old things in your schedule and many demands on your time. And you might be noticing that the new intentions and habits youContinue Reading

Your 2016 accomplishments

You have achieved a lot in the year 2016, although it might not feel like it just now. This is precisely why it is important to take time and reflect on what you have done and achieved in the past year. Take some time right now as you watch this video and remember your accomplishments,Continue Reading

Feeling BAD about your writing?

Feeling BAD about your writing?

Are you feeling bad about your writing? Does it lead to procrastination and the fear that it is not going to be good enough? Do you fear that your co-authors or the supervisor will criticise you and it stops you in your tracks? Today’s video is exactly about this same problem: when you feel reallyContinue Reading

What you need to do before you can say NO

What you need to do before you can say NO

Today we are talking about what you need to do FIRST before you can start setting boundaries and saying NO. You may be finding yourself agreeing to do things for other people and then suffering from it as there is just not enough time to do the things that are on your own to-do listContinue Reading

An unpleasant side of the success

An unpleasant side of the success

Let’s talk about success today! There is one thing that largely contributes to the success that seems particularly unpleasant to me! The chances are that you don’t like it either! Watch this video to find out what it is and hear two ways to deal with it and make it a bit more pleasant. ToContinue Reading