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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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Rejection Resilience

Do the thing you fear most over and over again and what do you know it's not scary any more! We’re hard wired to experience rejection in the brain as though we’re experiencing a physical would. It hurts! It lowers self esteem and triggers aggressive and angry behaviour. Learn how to invite the fear of rejection in to build resilience…
Bianca Best
February 28, 2021
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New Year Motivation – It’s all linked to Self-Esteem

Motivation is directly linked to self-esteem. When we have belief and confidence in ourselves coupled with clearly identified goals, we’re more likely to propel forwards. If we have goals set but diminished faith in our own ability to achieve, we are less likely to push onwards. In fact, if we have derogatory self-talk that emphasises not being good enough, worthy…
Bianca Best
January 4, 2021
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Time Management Tips when the Demands Hit Thick and Fast

1. Design Your Week Your Way Okay, so remote working has proved we can indeed be effective without physical presenteeism but boy has it triggered intense virtual presenteeism as it's easier than ever to schedule a 'quick catch up'. 12 hours of Teams/Zoom calls all day and then having work to do is simply untenable. Don't do it. Take responsibility…
Bianca Best
October 9, 2020
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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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I Quit Sugar: Your Complete 8-Week Detox Program and Cookbook | Sarah Wilson

The why and the how. Proof is in the (non sugary!) pudding. I feel amazing without the toxin that is sugar in my diet. My body feels lighter and slimmer. I don’t agree with giving up fruit but definitely concur with everything else. The official book blurb for I Quit Sugar: Your Complete 8-Week Detox Program and Cookbook by Sarah Wilson…
Bianca Best
March 9, 2019
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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