How to Conquer Your Fears – Part 2. Get Wired for Courage!

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Many of our fears are hard-wired, learned during childhood or adolescence, and can have very adverse effects on our health and well-being. I asked, “So, how do we hard-wire courage?” This is how you do it: Select the fear that is most troubling or disabling. HOMEMEDIABUY THE BOOKBLOGCOACHING Business Coaching With Dr Rod Irwin Life…

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How to Conquer Your Fears – Part 1

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We all face countless fears. In our professional lives, financial failure, conflict, errors, and many other negative events can cause the emotions and feelings of fear. They can dominate our personal lives too—fears of personal loss, humiliation, illness, and death. Some fears seem irrational to us, but disable others—spiders, flying, driving, and so on. What…

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How to Make a Good First Impression with One Easy Mind Trick

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In both business and personal settings, making a good first impression is essential. In business, whilst creating a great impression on prospective clients might be uppermost in our minds, future team members, suppliers and investors will also meet us for the first time, and form opinions which will be important to us. Check out this…

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How to Control Your Emotions in 5 Quick and Easy Steps

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My negative emotions nearly killed me. Fear of conflict, panic about financial failure, and low self-esteem all paralysed my business and path to success. My life was a misery. The knock-on effects were acute anxiety, mind-numbing insomnia, and even a near death experience. If only I could control my emotions! By chance, I learned about…

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How to Use Mental Models for Business Success

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Business life can be so complicated, especially if you are the business owner. One of the best tools I use to turn stressful complexity into easy simplicity is the concept of mental models. What are mental models? Wikipaedia defines them as “explanations of one’s thinking about how something works in the real world.” I think…

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How to Best Recover from Your Mistakes, Even Bad Ones!

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Do you wince when you think of your worst mistakes? I can recall them as if I had made them yesterday. Why are our mistakes so hard-wired in our memories? Hundreds of thousands of years ago, when the human species evolved on the plains of Eastern Africa, mistakes were often fatal! HOMEMEDIABUY THE BOOKBLOGCOACHING Business…

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How to Write and Achieve Your Business Vision.

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There is an old saying. “If your destination is unknown, how will you get there?” A business vision describes where the business is going. Writing it is one thing — now making it come true is a real achievement! HOMEMEDIABUY THE BOOKBLOGCOACHING Business Coaching With Dr Rod Irwin Life Coaching With Celia IrwinSPEAKING Rod’s Blog…

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3 Essential Keys to Have More Fun in Your Business

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Business Life can be tough, even soul-destroying. I know, I’ve been there. For a sole owner, carrying 1.1 million dollars of debt was NO fun. It created a ton of anxiety. Sometimes it was hard to get out of bed and start the day. Know that feeling? What turned it around for me was to…

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