The more words you use to describe what you do, the less the chances it's going to be relevant for the person you are introducing it to. We got used to jargon, adverbs, adjectives, buzz words, complex sentences, convoluted paragraphs, confusing language tricks and zero substance. Our brain is trained to disconnect as soon as … Continue reading Get to their point
What if you would become an expert in things those you seek to serve are interested in? What if, instead of 20 blog posts a month you would write only one this time around? And then the next month. And the next. And the next. What if you would have the time to thouroughly research … Continue reading How would you feel?
With the amount of possibilities out there, with all the options one has to learn new things and reinvent themselves, it is very easy to get stuck. It is the feeling of never being enough, the search for perfection, the impression to always need something more before actually getting going. It is resistance. Sit down … Continue reading The only way
Donating to charities or impactful causes might not be for everyone, but there's a very accessible way to give that we can all practice regularly. Giving time. Giving time is personal, important, empathetic and transformational. No matter how busy we are, we can always find time to give. Either by mentoring, by coaching, by listening, … Continue reading Giving time
There are two major factors that go against doing. The first one is perfection. It's a myth, something everybody aims for and nobody ever achieves. It is the resistance of having all your ducks in a row, and it delays delivering until a day that will never come. The second one is analysis paralysis. At … Continue reading Two enemies
Today is my 200th post on this blog. As I write day after day, I realize there are two broad topics that I enjoy to focus on. Strictly interrelated, but different. The first one is about awareness. Understanding who we are as persons. It has a lot to do with soul-searching, empowering us to deeply … Continue reading 200
Start by assuming that people don't know. When you present an idea, when you share a thought, when you introduce your audience to your product or service, imagine how it would be to talk about that to somebody who is absolutely clueless. Chances are, they really are. Take Ikea instructions, for example. For as much … Continue reading Assume people don’t know