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The Power of Acknowledgement

By amandaalexander | Business

I’ve been tuned in to the enormous power of acknowledgment ever since I left university and started work. Like most people, my general experience of acknowledgement has been from lack of it rather than abundance. During my career as a Project Manager, I worked within a high pressure company culture where people were generally NOT […]

The Simple Habit That Will Increase Self-esteem

By amandaalexander | Business

via GIPHY High self-esteem is crucial to our success, equanimity and overall sense of happiness. If we want to feel happy and in control of our own life, it is essential that we nurture our self-esteem. What the heck has low self-esteem got to do with Ripley’s Alien Mother Creature? With low self-esteem, we filter […]

The one surefire way of taming your ego

By amandaalexander | Wellbeing

  I have been pondering on the nature of our ego lately and how it gets in our way. What IS an ego anyway? There are so many definitions and it’s one of those words that is open up to endless discussion. Here’s one definition of ego: “A person’s sense of self-esteem or self-importance”. In […]

On being yourself

By amandaalexander | Confidence

Being yourself – one simple phrase. But what on earth does it actually mean to be yourself? And do you really know who you are? And what do you do when being yourself means being vulnerable? Because let’s face it, if you truly ARE yourself, then some people won’t approve. Some won’t like you. You […]

Why you should never threaten to “eat your hat”

By amandaalexander | Career

Have you ever said “I’ll eat my hat if that happens”? It’s been a breathtaking, shocking, tumultuous rollercoaster over the past 24 hours in the UK: A majority win by the Conservatives, a landslide victory for the SNP in Scotland and 3 resignations from 3 party leaders. Last night, the Exit Poll started indicating that the […]