One Hidden Reason Thats Really Stopping You From Moving Ahead

The curse of "second-guessing" life decisions

The only thing more difficult than making decisions is second-guessing the ones you have already made.

Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide. - Napoleon Bonaparte

In my own life, I have noticed a pattern in setbacks. Many of them were due to “second-guessing” my decisions.

Every decision is a choice. The choices we make, make us. As Flora Whittemore said, “The doors we open and close each day decide the life we live.”

That makes deciding a difficult task. And second-guessing only adds to the complexity.

What does second-guessing really mean?

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How to use the power of right questions to gain clarity

5 self-coaching questions to guide you

Do you know what is the one skill people ‘with all the answers’ lack?

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.

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The ability to ask the right questions.

I have been coaching healthcare professionals for some time. Much of my coaching is about Improvement Science. So they can improve how patients are cared for. But you can’t help it – some of what I share trickles into people’s personal and professional outlook. It can’t help but inspire them to become better, nudge them to ask for more from themselves.

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How to become a true master of all trades

Or..why you must absolutely aspire to BE MORE!

Today, I want to bust a myth that has been sold to us; that we have swallowed without much thought.

The true goal in life is to become all you can with all you have got.

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Gurus, experts and thought leaders will tell you that the sure road to failure is to try to become all things. Because there is only so much to which you can pay your focus and energy. And there are only a few things in which you can really attain mastery and find meaning.

In other words, you can either be a jack of all trades, or master of a few. Right?

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Feeling overwhelmed? 11 practical ways to overcome it

Are you feeling overwhelmed right now? Do you feel like you are on the verge of burnout?

When you are overwhelmed,  the first thing you must do is stop doing whatever you are doing and clear the cobwebs.

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As busy executives, professionals, businessmen, entrepreneurs…heck even as parents, it is all too common for us to go into a state of complete overwhelm very once in a while. You feel like your brain is overflowing with ideas, to-do lists, incomplete projects, dreams, worries, aspirations, conversations you need to have, items you want to purchase….the list goes on and on! You may even be in a situation where your desk or file is overflowing with written lists – which you have not been able to revisit.

This build-up eventually causes you to become paralyzed into inaction. It can also lead to stress-related physical, emotional and psychological illnesses.

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