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Why do we make bad decisions?

Recently I had the chance to sit down and chat with Martiza Barone on TheGoodTV: The Good Health report to talk about what is going on when we make bad decisions… She asked some good questions and here are my thoughts: Why do we sometimes make poor decisions? Decision making is habitual so we tend to make calls based upon what we have done in the past and what we think has worked well for us… coming from a resilience approach one would suggest that such decisions are influenced by our Explanatory Style and the actual stories we tell ourselves through such explanatory filters. Quick reference for explanatory styles can be found here. What situations of contracted awareness lead to bad choic

Get Motivated: Are you surrounded by ‘Radiators’ or ‘Drains’?!

Is your world dominated by radiators or drains? And I am not talking about the plumbing in your house... A few years back we witnessed 'new' management speak that categorised people into being a part of two groups - "radiators" or "drains" - Radiators, those who are up for everything and Drains, those who seem to exist merely to suck the life out of any situation. In the following article Laura Evens explores how the radiators and drains in our lives can affect our motivation (and a clever dude called Shane Warren made some good comments)... Many people are in the search of more motivation. Unfortunately it isn’t a thing, pill, or object you can simply pick up and use. However, the good new

Business Mistakes & How To Avoid Them

As I remind my business and entrepreneur coaching clients all the time; success in business is a constant challenge but not a good enough reason to not be bold and take the steps to running your own enterprise. Recently I was asked to share my thoughts with the team at on how to avoid mistakes when running your own business… If you want your business to be a success then these are the common mistakes you should know about... Sarah Green | White Chalk Road | On having an invisible website: “Having a website is vital to the success of your business. But what if your customers can’t find you? Creating a website, does not mean you automatically appear in search results. You must f

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