From Employee Engagement, to Personal Engagement, to Fulfilment: A Journey Towards Self-Determination

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It seems only yesterday that the working world discovered and labeled the phrase Employee Engagement, and held it up as the panacea for productivity, morale building and increased profitability or organisational success. The fact that decades have now passed, and the performance needle has barely moved as a result of Measuring Engagement & Asso...
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My Top 10 Personal Approaches to Fulfilment - Living my Purpose Every Single Day

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  If Success is 'getting what you want' and Happiness is 'wanting what you have', then Fulfilment is 'living your Purpose every single day'. In this third instalment of a three-part series, I explore my own personal approach to finding and experiencing Fulfilment. Everyone is different - this is simply my own personal list based on 47 years of...
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My Top 10 Personal Approaches to Experiencing Happiness

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If Success is 'getting what you want' and Happiness is 'wanting what you have', then Fulfilment is 'living your Purpose every single day'. In this second instalment of a three-part series, I explore my own personal approach to finding and experiencing Happiness. Everyone is different - this is simply my own personal list based on 47 years of life s...
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My Top 10 Personal Success Strategies

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If Success is 'getting what you want' and Happiness is 'wanting what you have', then Fulfilment is 'living your Purpose every single day'. In this first instalment of a three-part series, I explore my own personal approach to finding and experiencing Success. Everyone is different - this is simply my own personal list based on 47 years of life so f...
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What Business can learn from the sport of Springboard & Platform Diving!

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As a Strengths-Based personal and business coach, I am always looking for ideas and connections that might help me and my clients improve our Success, Happiness or Fulfilment, both in business and in life. In my spare time, I am also a very rough around the edges springboard and platform diver, and love supporting my two sons who both compete in th...
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Jacinda Ardern and Donald Trump: 10 Lessons in Leadership

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I found it extraordinarily ironic that on April 18th, 2019, Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand, was recognised by Fortune magazine as the #2 entry in their list of the Greatest Leaders on Earth , behind Bill and Melinda Gates (Global Philanthropists) and just ahead of Robert Mueller (Dept of Justice Special Counsel leading the investigat...
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Guest — John Forman
Nice one Chris. Us Kiwis are so proud of her and very aware of the dramatic contrast with trump
Thursday, 02 May 2019 20:23
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Pursuing Your Greatest Imaginable Challenge

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We are all born with the intrinsic motivation to seek Success, Happiness and Fulfilment throughout our lives. Getting what we want, wanting what we have, and living your purpose every single day seem to be core to what it means to be human... Part of Success is the art & science of setting and achieving goals or intentions, and on a grand scale...
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2018 Year In Review and 2019 Intentions

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 As 2018 comes to a close, I am so grateful for: - Loving family and friends, near and far - Fiona's never-ending love and support - witnessing Cameron turn 15 and Ross turn 10 and more importantly, seeing them grow up to be the wonderful individuals that they are - terrific family holidays to the South Island (Hanmer Springs) and Mt Ruapehu (...
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Hopes & Dreams vs Goals & Intentions

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What are hopes, dreams, goals and intentions, and is there any real difference between them? Definitions for each of the above include: Hopes - a feeling of expectation and desire for a particular thing to happen Dreams - a desired aspiration, ambition or ideal Goals - the object of a person's ambition or effort; an aim or desired result Intentions...
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Beyond Employee Engagement...Creating Fulfilment at Work and in Life

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For years, employers have invested in Employee Engagement, Satisfaction Surveys and Manager Development aimed at inspiring staff to feel more engaged, more productive and 'happier' in the workplace. Typically, engagement measures the relationship between a manager and his/her staff (70%), and the connection between an employee and the wider organis...
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