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Tag Archives: facing challenges
Have you ever had a new idea or want to implement something and you face resistance? Do you ever feel that you’re defending yourself or your ideas? Do you sometimes feel that you’re lowering your standards because you can’t get others to buy in? Facing resistance can be very challenging when you’re goal setting. Resistance can also work in your favour if you know how to leverage it. When you are faced with resistance, I want you to challenge your assumptions and ask more questions to identify, “Where this resistance is coming from?” Is this resistance coming from yourself and … Read the rest
You don’t have to go far to learn about some of the challenges people are facing in their businesses and organizations. You just have to turn on the news or look around you. There appears to be a great strain on society today being so busy that they are unable to find equilibrium. People are asked to do more with less. People look busy running from one activity to the next but are they productive? Are they meeting their deadlines or quotas?
The one constant in everyone’s life is change. We are all faced with changes and challenges on a … Read the rest
I am in the midst of obtaining my certification in Emotional Intelligence and we were discussing the downsides of possessing too much of a strong characteristic. It got me thinking about a blog post I recently wrote called Time to Shift from Challenges to Opportunity. I am not second guessing what I wrote, however, I can see how people may see me as somewhat of a Pollyanna or someone wearing rose coloured glasses or even a blue sky thinker.
I do believe that you can create some of your circumstances with the power of your mind and how you … Read the rest
TEDxEdmonton was more than an opportunity to sharing ideas worth spreading. TedxEdmonton is a movement changing the landscape of assumptions, challenges, and life! There were so many lessons to share.
Some of the lessons we learn come from the most amazing places. There are some lessons we know and then there are some lessons that keep repeating themselves as a theme or pattern in our lives. Whatever that may be for you, know that the message is for you or one you must disseminate among the masses.
Lessons are gifts that come in all shapes and sizes.
1. Everyone … Read the rest
There are days you may be asking yourself, “Is this really worth it? Every time I turn around a new obstacle or problem shows up.” I have had days like these. Sometimes I wish I could have hid under the covers and read a good book instead. What does that solve? Not much but a great idea – very tempting, I know. The challenges usually come down to people, money, time, and care or maintenance of property. You may come up with few others. Many challenges can be anticipated or even solved before they arise. Be proactive and think about … Read the rest
Do you like being your own boss? Do you love nurturing your ideas and watching them grow? Are you eager to see the results of your efforts? If you answered yes to these questions you must be an entrepreneur! Entrepreneurs are unique as they:
- thrive and get a thrill from watching their ideas grow and prosper
- are the innovators
- are creative
- love to be their own boss and call the shots
- love the freedom and flexibility of the lifestyle
- willing to sacrifice
- are risk takers who are due diligent
- can see the big picture or vision
- are persistent and