High-achieving leaders are often very aware of the importance and impact of wellbeing and vitality and how a positive state of happiness and health is fundamental to our personal and professional success.
Setting goals in the right way, with the right time frame can help us onto a path that can change everything. It’s time to effectively prioritise and have a more focused approach to what we want to achieve.
After more than 20 years of working in business and studying human behaviour, we’ve reached the conclusion that one of the most important things a leader can do is ‘feel good first’.
It’s surprisingly easy to enter survival mode and completely lose sight of what’s important in life. Busy schedules, high pressure and regular routines mean that we can very easily go into autopilot and not even notice.
As an independent and self-confessed achievement addict, I’d rather stick pins in my eyes than compromise my work or risk disappointing someone.
Some believe that intelligence is a fixed characteristic which we can’t grow or develop. However, recent research into ‘growth mindset’ suggests that academic performance and intelligence can be learned.