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Kindness Matters – Building Healthy and Happy Cultures!

By joanmcewan | May 14, 2020 |

Does Kindness Matters – Building Healthy and Happy Cultures! However, this is a question I ask my clients when we start working  together.  Why you may ask? Above all, the answer in my mind is simple! In other words, if you dont know yourself, dont understand your feelings and know what you want, it is…

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Your The Point of Difference – Be The Voice!

By joanmcewan | May 7, 2020 |

Your The Point of Difference – Be The Voice! What does this mean? When your the point of difference – be the voice! Recently an old friend of mine, let’s call her Sally, was challenged beyond her widest imagination. Pushed to identify her point of difference just to survive. The Floods! The recent floods that…

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Eat Clean to Support Your Body!

By joanmcewan | April 30, 2020 |

The Year of Challenges! 2020 has certainly been a year of challenges in Australia! Firstly the droughts and bushfires, quickly followed by the floods and rounding off with the global pandemic of COVID-19! Stress, fear and anxiety have escalated, all this can be reduced when you eat clean to support your body! Are you feeling the impact of these crisis situations…

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Joyful Leadership Boosts Wellbeing in Tough Times!

By joanmcewan | April 23, 2020 |

Happiness and Joy! Joy-fullness is a state of happiness, a sense of well-being that comes from within us. It is like the fire in our belly that keeps us warm. A feeling of contentment. Transferring this state outwards is so important now to help others. Joyful leadership boosts wellbeing in tough times. Research! Recent research…

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Project Your Vision of the Future!

By joanmcewan | April 16, 2020 |

Create Your Reality! To explain, you can create your reality by projecting your thoughts and capturing them in your action plan. This allow the individual to take some control of where they want their life to go in these uncertain times. Action plans facilitate the process of when you project your vision of the future. It provides a tool…

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Change is Inevitable – The Precursor to Transformation!

By joanmcewan | April 9, 2020 |

Change and Passion Rock Legend and Lead singer of the Rolling Stones Mick Jagger is a great example of change and transformation. Born in England in 1943 he went on to study business at the London School of Economics whilst dreaming about becoming a journalist. During this time he worked part time as an orderly at a Psychiatric…

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How to Manage Your Extroverted Team Members during self isolation!

By joanmcewan | April 8, 2020 |

Self Isolation! A recent article in Forbes magazine has highlighted some issues of teams working in isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some say “many extroverts are screaming that they cannot take anymore after one week of working from home in isolation”. That got me thinking? How to manage your extroverted team members during self isolation! “Introverts, please…

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Are you a Human BE-ing or a Human DO-ing?

By joanmcewan | April 1, 2020 |

Chaos! Disruption, fear, panic and chaos continues. COVID-19 continues to dominate the global economy and “our world”. The universe has provided a space to slow down. We have become so busy that we have neglected other areas of our life. Time to stop, reset, refocus and reenergise. Are you a human be-ing or a human do-ing?…

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Boost Your Mental Health at Home – Reduce Anxiety!

By joanmcewan | March 29, 2020 |

COVID-19 – The Impact! COVID-19 continues to create global havoc impacting all our lives! This week I have been working with several clients whose entire teams have moved home to work remotely. Suddenly! they have got kids at home, a partner at home, home schooling happening, internet connectivity overload, no routine, no structure and lots…

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Pain is the Silent Assassin – Holding Us Back!

By joanmcewan | March 19, 2020 |

Pain is the silent assassin – holding us back! Its like the elephant in the room. You feel the pain but choose to ignore it. However the more the pain is ignored the more debilitated and dysfunctional we become. Pain may manifest in different forms, it may be acute or chronic. It may be sharp…

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Toxic Work Cultures Create Dis-ease!

By joanmcewan | March 12, 2020 |

The Leader Drives the Culture! Toxic work cultures create dis-ease! “Energy is the currency of the universe. When you “pay” attention to something, you buy the experience”Emily Maroutian Organisational Culture is defined as a culture that consists of the values and behaviours that workers share and demonstrate.  In other words, if a culture is positive…

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Inspiring Leadership – Mid Life Health Challenges!

By joanmcewan | March 5, 2020 |

The Circle of Life! Remember Kim Cattrall? She played Samantha in the movie Sex in the City 2. Cattrall played Samantha a 52 year old women, manoeuvring menopause. She was demonstrating inspiring leadership – mid life health challenges! Samantha shared the challenges she was experiencing. Above all, sharing conversations about a relatively taboo subject! A light…

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What Do You Want To Be Remembered For?

By joanmcewan | February 27, 2020 |

Leaving a Legacy! How important is it to leave a legacy? Above all what do you want to be remembered for? In other words to understand our purpose! Travel our journey sharing our “genius”. Realise how important this is and the benefits. It provides many things. Inspiration, influence, change, opportunities, options and so much more.…

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Back to Basics to Reset and Redesign!

By joanmcewan | February 18, 2020 |

“In times of life crisis whether wild fires or smouldering stress,the first thing I do is go back to the basics…. Am I eating right?Am I getting enough sleep?Am I getting some physical and mental exercise every day?” Edward Albert Launching into 2020 marks an opportunity for us all to get back to basics to reset…

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Mental and Physical Impacts Due to the Spread of Coronavirus!

By joanmcewan | February 7, 2020 |

Since December 2019 there has been a great deal of interest in the novel coronavirus. What does it mean for us as we live in a transient world. People have access to international travel. Borders are open for the transfer of viruses! Mental and Physical impacts due to the spread of the coronavirus and a…

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Capacity Overload Leads to Disengagement!

By joanmcewan | January 30, 2020 |

Zig Ziglar once said “The result of information overload is usually distraction, and it dilutes your focus and takes you off your game”. In other words Capacity Overload Leads to Disengagement! The same applies to any kind of overload that we experience either personally or professionally. Capacity Overload It can sometimes feel like we are…

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Productivity Increases When Habits are Created!

By joanmcewan | January 23, 2020 |

Certainly throughout the ages there are many examples of people who created success, increased productivity and fulfilment with the use of “habits”. Productivity increases when habits are created. Stephen R. Covey authored the book called “The 7 habits of highly effective people”. Published in 1989, it has sold over 25 million copies!. Covey designed his book…

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When the Universe Pushes You Forward!

By joanmcewan | January 16, 2020 |

Welcome to the new decade and we are well and truely feeling the impact of disruption. Over the last three months Australia has experienced “disruption” on a magnitude that could not have been imagined. As a result we are experiencing signs of “when the universe pushes you forward”! Changes! The months are getting hotter, the…

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Our Blueprint is Inside Us All!

By joanmcewan | January 9, 2020 |

Author JK Rowling acknowledged that our blueprint is inside of us all when she stated “We do not need magic to transform the world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already”. 2 Blueprints However, imagine we have two blueprints, one is what we are born with and lives inside us and the…

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Self Approval and Acceptance Produce Positive Change!

By joanmcewan | January 2, 2020 |

Why is it that self approval and acceptance produce positive change for leaders? Self approval and acceptance produce positive change for everyone who wants to make a difference and to leave a legacy. It first starts with knowing and understanding self. To nourish and feed the body, mind and soul creates balance, fulfilment and possibilities.  What the Research…

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Kindness Matters!

Kindness Matters – Building Healthy and Happy Cultures!

Does Kindness Matters - Building Healthy and Happy Cultures! However, this is a question I ask my clients when we...
Kindness Matters!

Your The Point of Difference – Be The Voice!

Your The Point of Difference - Be The Voice! What does this mean? When your the point of difference -...
The Intuitive Leader Has The Edge!

Eat Clean to Support Your Body!

The Year of Challenges! 2020 has certainly been a year of challenges in Australia! Firstly the droughts and bushfires, quickly...
The Intuitive Leader Has The Edge!

Joyful Leadership Boosts Wellbeing in Tough Times!

Happiness and Joy! Joy-fullness is a state of happiness, a sense of well-being that comes from within us. It is...
The Intuitive Leader Has The Edge!

Project Your Vision of the Future!

Create Your Reality! To explain, you can create your reality by projecting your thoughts and capturing them in your action...
The Intuitive Leader Has The Edge!

Change is Inevitable – The Precursor to Transformation!

Change and Passion Rock Legend and Lead singer of the Rolling Stones Mick Jagger is a great example of change and...
Cover Photo

How to Manage Your Extroverted Team Members during self isolation!

Self Isolation! A recent article in Forbes magazine has highlighted some issues of teams working in isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some...
The Intuitive Leader Has The Edge!

Are you a Human BE-ing or a Human DO-ing?

Chaos! Disruption, fear, panic and chaos continues. COVID-19 continues to dominate the global economy and "our world". The universe has...
Kindness Matters!

Boost Your Mental Health at Home – Reduce Anxiety!

COVID-19 - The Impact! COVID-19 continues to create global havoc impacting all our lives! This week I have been working...
Kindness Matters!

Pain is the Silent Assassin – Holding Us Back!

Pain is the silent assassin - holding us back! Its like the elephant in the room. You feel the pain...