What stories do you tell yourself that hold you back from achieving fulfilment?
Perhaps you want to achieve something at work or in your business but worry about what people will think of you for going for it. If you want a promotion, do you worry about being accepted at that next level? Will people think you’re out of your depth to even apply? Will you be seen as the skilled professional you are, or will you be dismissed out of hand?
Thoughts like this can hold you back from taking the next step.
We worry about how the people around us will perceive us – and when we do that, it holds us back from having the impact we can make through our professional services on the people who really need it.
Many moons ago it was suggested that I apply to become a Justice of the Peace. I was working within the juvenile justice and care systems at...
What does ‘being a voice’ mean to you?
For me, it’s about getting out there to speak your truth, share your story and convey your message – not waiting for others to get there first.
What do you feel strongly about enough to speak out about? What’s been your experience of life that others would benefit from hearing?
When are you more comfortable being an echo, happy to go along with the opinions of others?
To be original on every single issue would be exhausting and maybe even impossible. Being a voice requires time for thought and consideration. Save your energy and focus for the things that are really important to you.
Perhaps it’s also about not taking ‘no’ for an answer. If someone tells you that you can’t do something, you have a choice on whether you listen to them. You don't always have to take up...