Weight-loss & Me: Finally putting my money where my mouth isn’t.

I don't remember how long it took for me to get fat. I just know it happened. I now understand much more about why it happened. During my weight loss journey I have been encouraged to think about why I decided to take action, what were  the defining issues? I was very uncomfortable. So my … Continue reading Weight-loss & Me: Finally putting my money where my mouth isn’t.

Wellbeing: The Catch is you!!

The problem with most home or work based wellbeing programs is people. Yep. People. People get in the way of themselves.  Time and time again.  Oh and again. This brings us back to another topic I have been discussing (the science of) recently i.e. habit change. A few more articles have caught my eye and … Continue reading Wellbeing: The Catch is you!!

8 Tips to Get Control of your Habits

Recently I have focused blogging and reading on the science of habits.  I have summarised my learnings in these eight evidence-based tips to create the habits you want & delete the ones you don't: Get clear on your values and roles life (e.g. coach, parent, employee, leader). Set clear SMART goals for your planned habit … Continue reading 8 Tips to Get Control of your Habits

Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw

Welcome to the conclusion of the science (or not) in the 7 habits of highly effective people. Habit 7 involves sharpening the saw.  In this case, the saw is you.  You will only effectively cut that metaphorical tree if you are sharp as … well ... a saw. Covey's opening parable drives this home.  We … Continue reading Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw

Habit 6: Synergise

Welcome to habit 6 on the science (or not) in the 7 habits of highly effective people. Habit 6 Those following so far will know my larger conclusion is pointing to -> trying to find the 'evidence base' / scientific support for management gurus ideas, is a fool's errand.  That is me in the basket, … Continue reading Habit 6: Synergise