Assert Yourself! How to Not Be a Pushover When You Don’t Want to Do Something

Your life is your life... So why do you allow yourself to be pushed into doing things you don't want to do? The time you have is precious - you only get this opportunity once, why waste it on people, projects, activities that don't interest you? If you have problems asserting yourself, check out the … Continue reading Assert Yourself! How to Not Be a Pushover When You Don’t Want to Do Something

The No Complaining Challenge 2020: A Retrospective

If you are from the UK you will know what ‘Clap for the NHS’ is  – a time during Coronavirus lockdown where members of the public went outside once a week at 8pm to show solidarity to healthcare staff and key workers. I was overwhelmed the first time this happened – my whole street was … Continue reading The No Complaining Challenge 2020: A Retrospective

9 Tips to Manage Your Complaining

Have you seen my No Complaining Challenge yet? Because many are calling 2020 a ‘bad’ year, this seemed like an ideal time to challenge my readers not to complain for the next three weeks. Check it out! In today’s post I highlight some tips to manage your complaining, this will help you think about how … Continue reading 9 Tips to Manage Your Complaining

How Do You React to Stressful Situations?

Have you seen my No Complaining Challenge yet? Because many are calling 2020 a ‘bad’ year, this seemed like an ideal time to challenge my readers not to complain for the next three weeks. Check it out! In today's post I want you to think about how you react to a stressful situation? Do you … Continue reading How Do You React to Stressful Situations?

What Are You Grateful For?

Have you seen my No Complaining Challenge yet? Because many are calling 2020 a ‘bad’ year, this seemed like an ideal time to challenge my readers not to complain for the next three weeks. Check it out! In today's post I want to look at gratitude. When times are hard, you may say: “What is … Continue reading What Are You Grateful For?

Why Be Negative?

“One day I decided I wanted to be positive, so I chose to be…” Why be negative? As you undertake the No Complaining Challenge, it’s a simple question to ask yourself. An effective tip when attempting not to complain, is to identify the sources that set you off grumbling – whether it’s bad drivers, a … Continue reading Why Be Negative?

The No Complaining Challenge 2020

2020 eh? I wonder what the history books will write about this year? For me it will go down as the year I had to be extra resilient to fight off the forces of negativity. With less than ideal things happening in the world, this has seen a general increase in moaning across the global … Continue reading The No Complaining Challenge 2020

So You Want to Find a Good Mentor?

How do I find myself a mentor? Is a question often asked by anyone fully invested in their development. Because a mentor offers experience, encouragement, growth and many other benefits, it’s no wonder they are so highly sought. From observation, I notice a lot of people make the same mistake – they desire attaining a … Continue reading So You Want to Find a Good Mentor?

4 elements to understand change (Infographic)

I recently wrote a new article for Tribe Media all about a formula that helps you understand why change happens. It's a useful skill to understand the basics of change management in both our personal and professional life and I wanted to share the highlights from my writing here in this infographic. 4 elements to … Continue reading 4 elements to understand change (Infographic)

How Splitting Tasks into Quadrants Helps to Manage your Time

How dividing time into quadrants… 3 approaches to help you manage your time more effectively Last week I discussed the book by Stephen Covey The 7 habits of highly effective people, covering the four quadrants to manage your time effectively. As I’m going to heavily refer to theories presented in the book, then I recommend … Continue reading How Splitting Tasks into Quadrants Helps to Manage your Time

Just let go

The original intention Perfect Manifesto was a way for me to track and be accountable for my goals – especially for the big, long term ones. My biggest vision was career progression, notably my aspiration to fight up the ranks and be a Project Manager in my company by March 2022. This was no mere … Continue reading Just let go

Take the opportunity

Take the opportunity As a Project Manager, the role requires the identification and management of risk. Risk has connotations of being a bad, a quick Google search on dictionary definitions describing risk says: "a situation involving exposure to danger." and: "expose (someone or something valued) to danger, harm, or loss." Both have a negative spin, … Continue reading Take the opportunity