Self-Management

What is the Difference Between a Goal and a System?

By Jane Taylor

Recently I started Lead from Within One thing that comes up when I am coaching clients, is the difference between a goal and a task. So, in this post I wanted to share Let’s get started! What is a Goal? The definitions of goals I discovered were – Generally goals follow the SMART acronym –…

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Do You Need a Self-Management System?

By Jane Taylor

So today I thought I would share some questions that may help you decide if you need a wholistic self-management system. The reason being a lot of people ask me to coach them is to manage their stress and linked to that is overwhelm. Having a self-management system can help with both of those things. Three Types of People……

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Planners, Planning and Taking Aligned Action (aka Self-Management)

By Jane Taylor

So it is that time of the year again, when we start to see an increase in the number of planners on the market. Before you go and purchase one, remember there is a difference between planners, planning and taking aligned action. Yes, clients often ask me about what the best planner is for them.…

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Are You Are You Noticing the Changes in Your Life? If Not, Maybe it is Time to Measure or Track?

By Jane Taylor

Change can be challenging (or maybe it is just me?). One thing I am doing more and more over time is measuring and tracking the changes I am making in my personal life, not just in my business / career. Subsequently, today I wanted to share – Let’s get started… What is Measuring and Tracking?…

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What is Coping and What Are Coping Strategies?

By Jane Taylor

When you experience stress, what do you do? Are you conscious of your coping strategies or not? Today on the journal I wanted to discuss coping and the different coping strategies and tools we use to adapt to stress and transform the challenges we experience in life. Because, let’s face it we all experience stress…

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What is Resilience?

By Jane Taylor

What is Resilience? To develop these innate personal strengths and produce good developmental outcomes, young people need to be in a nurturing environment. Some of the environments the young people are involved in include schools, families, and communities (including sporting clubs). A nurturing environment is one where the young person experiences caring relationships, high but…

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Do You Have a Power Word for the Year?

By Jane Taylor

As we move towards the end of the year, I wonder how you are going with vision for next year? Is your vision becoming clearer or do you feel stuck? If you feel stuck, you might like to try discovering your power word! What is a Power Word? A power word is a word relates to…

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Time to Take Action on those Niggles?

By Jane Taylor

A few years ago I started to notice the number of incomplete tasks I had as well as things that were broken or needed repairing. I ended up creating a niggle list. Subsequently, today I wanted to share with you some ideas if it is time to take action on those niggles in your life…

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The Why, What, Where, Who and When of Choices

By Jane Taylor

The past few weeks, I have been talking to people about choices and the things we have control over. Subsequently, today I wanted to share some more about the why, what, where, who and when of choices. Let’s get started… Why Choices? Quite simply as Rollo May writes in the Courage to Create –  “Human…

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