Self-Awareness
Know Thyself – Part 6: Exercise for Mind Maintenance

Know Thyself – Part 6: Exercise for Mind Maintenance

MONDAY I’ve really lapsed with exercising. The dark and the cold and the winteryness of morning has really put me off getting up, and I wasn’t much good before that!! Early after the first lockdown I bought a spin bike and for many months it was my friend. Then...

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Know Thyself – Part 5: An Email from Me!

Know Thyself – Part 5: An Email from Me!

Today I received an email. From me! Do you remember, in December I told you that I had been introduced to a website called FutureMe that allows you to email yourself in the future? Well, today my email arrived! I was surprised at how quickly time had passed, being...

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On Yer Bike!

On Yer Bike!

I’ve really lapsed with exercising. The dark and the cold and the winteryness of morning has really put me off getting up, and I wasn’t much good before that!! Early after the first lockdown I bought a spin bike and for many months it was my friend. Then British...

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

I wish you..... Happiness and good health Motivation and stamina Curiosity and creativity Kindness and calm Self awareness and resilience Effective leadership

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

It's going to be a different Christmas for so many of us this year, but I hope you have a peaceful and restful few days and you're able to connect with family and friends virtually, if not actually. Let's hope for a kinder, better 2021 for us all

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Dunning Kruger Effect

Empty vessels make most noise That’s my very simple translation of the Kruger Dunning Effect (Kruger and Dunning, 1999) In researching self awareness, it was impossible not to be drawn to the description of what it is not, as well as what it is. The Kruger Dunning...

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Self-Awareness & Emotional Intelligence

Scholars believe that self-awareness (SA) is either a part of emotional intelligence (EI) or EI is a part of SA. If you consider the definition by Daniel Goleman of EI, he talks about: self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management. If...

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Emotional Intelligence for Execs

A few years ago, I set up a daily newspaper called The Self Awareness Daily, via Paper.li, auto-populated from Twitter. It draws from accounts that post about emotional intelligence, self-awareness and leadership news. Today, it shared an article from inc.com...

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Know Thyself – Part 4: Mini Self/Other Test

Know Thyself – Part 4: Mini Self/Other Test

One of my suggestions for increasing self awareness in my blog post Know Thyself Part 2, was to write three words about how you think you were perceived in a meeting and to ask 2 other people to give you feedback about the same. This facilitates feedback in terms of...

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Know Thyself – Part 3

Know Thyself – Part 3

This week I was introduced to a website called Future Me. It allows you to email yourself (or anyone else, I guess) in the future. This tool could be incredibly useful to you in tracking your self awareness.  Your challenge, should you choose to accept it,...

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