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8 Ways to Halt Cognitive Bounce

Mental ping pong is the hidden crisis of remote working. If we don't address it now, urgently, the burnout epidemic which slowed across 2020 is going to knock global productivity sideways. Here’s a snapshot of my Thursday afternoon: 2 hour global conference presenting our digital transformation consultancy to several hundred excos across our top markets. 1 hour International Women’s Day…
Bianca Best
March 1, 2021
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Retiring the Warrior Archetype

For many years I battled through life. I adopted masculine energy and stepped into an ethereal, engorged power stance as I fervently propelled myself forwards. I warred against internal and external resistance, defiantly donning armour as I assertively slayed the myriad obstacles in my path. I pushed through personal boundaries and obsessively chanted ‘feel the fear and do it anyway’. …
Bianca Best
September 25, 2020
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No-one is Coming to Wave a Magic Wand

No matter how much we dream of the knight in shining armour whisking us off to the castle to live happily ever after, or the powerful leader who spots our talents and plucks us out of mundane corporate obscurity catapulting us into the dream career opportunity, or the fairy godmother who swooshes away our endless domestic drudgery in one sparkly…
Bianca Best
August 25, 2020
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Follow Your Heart

Today is boom time for ‘consciousness’, for ‘awakening’. We’re in an effervescent era of mindfulness exploration as we all grapple to breathe, be present and step out of the whirlwinds of our tumultuous, tech filled, stimulus assaulted lives. We’re all seeking utopian states of peace, joy and fulfilment, be they ephemeral or eternal. Much of the advice out there, amidst…
Bianca Best
June 18, 2018
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How to Deal With Angry Leaders at Work

Today I had to soothe a frightened, disempowered woman I mentor externally into a calm and productive state again. A capable, hard-working, conscientious woman crumpled into a shaking, teary wisp of herself. The cause of her upset? An accusatory, angry chastisement from her boss. She had done no wrong. In fact it was he who had errored! But in his…
Bianca Best
January 31, 2018
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As A Man Thinketh | James Allen

This is a beautiful, timeless, short and sweet bible of sorts. Written in 1903, the teachings are as valid and profound today as they were ground breaking when first popularised. Allen is the pioneer of popularist personal development literature. There are some gems to take heed of like... Circumstance does not make the man. It reveals him to himself.’ Oh…
Bianca Best
January 29, 2018