Tag: self-confidence

How did we end up like this? From high-performer, disengaged. What to change as a leader to avoid it next time

How did we end up like this? From high-performer, disengaged. What to change as a leader to avoid it next time

in Executive Coaching, High-performance, Leadership, Mindset, Motivation, Self-confidence, Self-development

The route of a high-performer executive in a company is similar to that of a personal relationship. At first, we get excited about this person’s traits. The dynamic personality, the ability to take initiatives, his autonomy, which can sometimes reach the limits of a rebel. These are what lead us to the ardent desire to conquer him. At the same time, however, the intention to adjust these characteristics, once the relationship is tied, to that level, where we will not feel insecure that we cannot control him, but also that we will not be in his shadow and we are not in danger of him seeming more adequate than us, is hidden at the back of our mind. read more →

My “Castaway’s method”: How to enhance your confidence during a crisis

My “Castaway’s method”: How to enhance your confidence during a crisis

in Executive Coaching, High-performance, Leadership, Mindset, Motivation, Self-confidence, Self-development

Most of us are trained to focus on scarcity as a default mode. People with this mindset focus all the time on what’s lacking. The time the don’t have, the resources or even the skills. Especially in times of crisis, the scarcity mindset takes the lead causing feelings of fear, disappointment and helplessness, because one sees only the limitations and what’s not possible to be done, decreasing in this way his or her level of confidence about his or her ability to accomplish goals and overcome challenges.

Growing up in an environment with limited resources that contradicted my personality of not accepting that something is not possible to be done, I developed by myself a way of thinking that later on I named the “Castaway’s method”. Do you want to know what that is? Then keep reading.read more →

Don’t get in the trap to focus on what you don’t have, to move forward, or on what you can’t do.read more →

Before you complain, think!

How much time do you spend daily, comparing yourself as professional to the others? How much time do you waste in thinking about your competitors and how successful they are in comparison to you? read more →

Comparison is a thief of focus