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A Defined Purpose has an Extraordinary Impact on your Company’s Success

In today’s fast changing market, and with Gen Z already having more influence, defined and unique purpose, vision and mission statements will sustain, if not excel your company’s progress. It will lead to higher employee engagement and productivity, better perceived value by customers and, ultimately, profitability – all metrics that affect your organisation’s success. Companies that can fully leverage their scale, while also benefitting society, will have an extraordinary impact moving forward.

The New Resilient:

Resilience with a Positive Mindset.

Sometimes it feels like you’ve just gotten a good grip on things when life suddenly throws another curve ball at you. Then again, one thing is certain: throughout our lives we will all have to manage multiple smaller and larger events that will impact our lives. Given the average life expectancy is 80+ years old, it is natural that during our lifetime we might experience loss, relationship breakdowns, significant health issues and so on.

How to turn change into success

How to Turn Change into Success

What does it take to successfully make transformational change in your life? Achieving transformational change requires not only a shift in your thinking.


Can You Transform Loss into Gratitude and Hope?

If you experience loss, in time and by helping others or practising gratitude you will feel better.

Published under Global Banking and Finance Review

How I Learned to Stop Comparing Myself to Others

If you catch yourself comparing yourself to others thinking, ‘they are more talented/more experienced/have a better education’, relax, it is quite normal and at times these comparisons can be helpful. 

However, at other times, comparisons can be a means through which you pick yourself apart and see everything (that you believe) is wrong with yourself. Research has found that negatively comparing yourself with others breeds feelings of envy, low self-confidence and depression. Read how to disrupt your thinking.


New Year. What would you like to have more of in your life?

You might need some time to think about it or maybe you already know what you would like to leave behind. Is it resentment towards some recent changes that occurred in your life? Is it anger that is easily triggered without any obvious reason? Or, would you like to have more meaningful connections, more confidence and more joy in your life? Read on for guidance on how you could structure your thought processes, and find a link to a powerful breathing exercise I’ve developed to support you in finding more clarity.

Why it is Better to Prioritise your Well

Why it is Better to Prioritise your Wellbeing over your Happiness.

While many strive for happiness, taking care of your overall wellbeing is actually a more sustainable goal, no matter the circumstances your life presents. The pursuit of happiness is a universal human goal, but it is only a small component of your wellbeing. What you think will make you happy is often only a short-term fix. Read on to discover a deeper exploration into this topic with personal tips from Tim Martin, World Champion and Pro Natural Bodybuilder and Mia Jacob Yoga and Pilates Instructor.

What is loneliness and how can you manag

What is Loneliness and how can you Manage it? 

Why do our bodies experience social pain? Read more on what you can do to improve your wellbeing, prevent chronic loneliness and minimise the tremendous impact it has on our health.

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How to Master Your Stress

Please find my personal stress management routine which promotes healthy levels of dopamine and encourages overall long-term wellness.

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Are Mirrors & Christmas Bad for Us?

Based on research, not only are we not happy with our body's, but also,  two weeks before Christmas is the most popular time for couples to break up. 

Read on why a simple life might be just better for us and what happened while I was living and volunteering for a couple of months in Senegal, West Africa. During this time, I was living with a local Senegalese family and working at a nearby centre that was set up to offer medical, educational and mental health support to talibé children.

Communication Skills that Turn Your Nego

Communication Skills that Turn Your Negotiations into Success

There isn’t anything you can possibly do that makes you more competent in everything you do than to learn how to communicate. Knowing yourself and the other party well, and employing different communication skills during your personal or business related negotiations, will give you a great advantage. 


How do You Establish Your Growth Mindset?

What do you as an aspirational future leader need to cultivate NOW to stay relevant in the market?

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How to Cope with Job Loss 

How my studies, meditation, coaching and lipstick helped me to successfully cope with my job loss during COVID-19.

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Iris Schaden, based in Melbourne Australia

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