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How to Spark Joy!

Reading the book The life-changing magic of tidying up by Marie Kondo I loved her premise.. a constant question to ask ‘does it Spark Joy?’ – it got me thinking.

The life-changing magic of tidying upMany leaders I work with are overwhelmed, overstressed and overtired… and some don’t have joy! This is a great read …

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Are you Blab-ing? Check out this new platform…

Blab is a new platform that is a game changer for Thought Leaders wanting to share their ideas and build community.

Periscope has become really popular and it’s fun, however to me it feels one sided (just you sharing with the world)… Blab is about community.

Periscope build a tribe …

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Posted in AhMaze TV, Personal Productivity, Productive Relationships, Social Media Productivity, Thought Leaders in Stilettos by Neen James.
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Share Your Thinking

My friend has brilliant mind. His ability to process volumes of information, create strategies, manage many moving parts has always inspired me. I thought of him recently when I watched the incredible movie The Theory of Everything, based on the life of the famous physicist Professor Stephen Hawking and …

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How to Stand Out

In today’s busy workplace many leaders are overwhelmed, overstressed and overtired. Today you can choose to have more impact and influence and really stand out as a leader.

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Today you can choose to be ah-mazing and be in awe and wonder as you approach the day and say ‘wow, this …

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Be Ah-Mazing: Schedule Me Time

You don’t have time to do everything, only time to do what matters.

woman relaxing readingYou matter. Making time for yourself so you can stand in service of others and achieve your objectives is not negotiable.

I know some of you are already rolling your eyes and heavy sighing… muttering under your …

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Posted in Personal Productivity, Productivity for your Health by Neen James.
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Create Contextual Models

To have more impact and influence as a leader when you communicate, consider creating a contextual model. Models appeal to the strategic thinkers in your organization or audience.

Contextual ModelModels help you present ideas with more clarity, position your message if consulting on a project, and provide a framework for your …

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Are You Delightable? Guest Blog by Jason Kotecki

How delightable are you? When it comes to delightability, kids are king.

 

The next time you’re around children, pay close attention to them. Notice how delighted they are to find a penny on the ground (even more so when they get to throw it into a fountain). Observe how …

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Productively Prioritize People

Success Pyramid of PeopleAll leaders know their success is dependent on the people around them.

To have more impact and influence everyday we need to prioritize people. There will always be processes, to-do lists, targets and objectives to achieve… and it is with people we achieve the greatest results.

 

Here are three …

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Be Ah-Mazing: Your ‘Thank You’ List

If you had to create a list of your top 20 people to thank… who would be on your list?

Recently, I had the privilege of standing in service of nearly 2000 professional  speakers at the National Speakers Association. It was mixed emotion, initially terrified, then scared however on the day I was beyond excited … a weird combination.

To stand on sacred ground of the NSA main stage was a big deal for this little Aussie. Hundreds of people helped me get ready for that day.

It made me think of my ‘list’ …

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Be Ah-Mazing: Filter Your Feedback

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Ever had someone say ‘can I give you some feedback?’… And they don’t’ wait… they just launch into their opinions!

 

Feedback is an interesting topic of conversation. Recently I had an awesome opportunity to work with a client that is way outside what I would normally do. It was …

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