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Hard Work Never Killed Anyone – by Jo Haigh

So goes the saying, but you would think it might do if you looked around you sometimes. Stamina and energy are great dividers amongst those that have it in abundance and those that don’t. My first boss once told me it was the ability to keep going when all around you were failing that gives [...]

Coaching, Mentoring and Personal Development by Jayne Storey

I’ve facilitated at a couple of Academy for Chief Executives (ACE) events recently, one being a two-day Annual Retreat and the other a monthly group meeting. At each event, the members were shown different ways to practise the ancient art of Meditation and shown how to incorporate this into a busy work schedule. On both [...]

Retreat from Chaos by Caroline Fox

I am a Business Intuitive and thanks to the kindness and provocative thinking of Brian Chernett, have presented courses to Academy Members over the years on the benefits of using Intuition and Creativity on demand. Last year, 2009, was traumatic for a number of reasons so I decided to listen to that small still voice [...]

Accumulated stress is fatal. Eight simple ways to succeed, relax and live longer by Paul Hunting

Being stressed virtually defines ineffectiveness. We’re either relaxed and focused or stressed and distracted. Our best decisions come from a calm, centred place. The paradox is – the more calmly we approach a task, the more dynamically we are operating. Here are eight simple practices, based on timeless wisdoms; you can do alone or with [...]

Balance by Sue Knight

“Balance is the key … While it is important to be disciplined and structured in training .. and follow the advice given to you by your coaches, you must leave room to let your natural talent shine through. Have fun but avoid excess” Ryan Giggs interviewed in The Mail on Sunday But how? A state [...]

Techniques for restoring balance by Brian Chernett

Being the CEO can be a very stressful job. You probably knew that when you took it on. Some stress can be good and enable you to do your job better. However,if stress is affecting your ability to do your job effectively, you need to do something about it. Building time into your day where [...]

Achieving and Maintaining Balance in Business by Jayne Storey

The thing about balance is that it never achieves anything, except…well, being balanced. You’ll notice that outstanding achievers in any field you care to mention from business, to sport, the arts, science, politics, invention and design are never the most balanced of individuals and hardly lead balanced lives, so focused are they on breaking new [...]

Balancing Act – Return on Investment (ROI) with Return on Energy, Effort and Enthusiasm (ROE)

by Christine Marsh CPT, Prime Objectives In these challenging times, the obvious focus for any business is on obtaining a return on investment (ROI) . Whilst you continue to strive to become more efficient in the systems and processes you have invested in, let’s not overlook the wellbeing of people who need to feel effective [...]

Continually Drink Down the Stress by Mark Fritz

Managing stress and not letting stress manage you! Now, this is not what you think! It’s not about grabbing that pint of beer or glass of wine to relieve your stress. There are other ways… Let’s use the analogy of a glass of water, with water representing the stress that pours into your life. As [...]

To Become a Thought-Leader, You Need to Stop Thinking! By Jayne Storey

The practice of meditation is a necessary skill for those who wish to enhance their baseline creativity and develop the intelligence, insight and intuition necessary to become a Thought-Leader. After all, outstanding minds in all fields – from the arts, to business and indeed sport – have one thing in common, and that is the [...]