Learning Bites #8: How to Overcome Limiting Beliefs Which Are Holding You Back

SSDP limiting belief fenceIf you heard about a short exercise that you can do on your own (or with a close person around you) to help you overcoming those barriers which are stopping you to achieve your next goal, would you be interested in learning more about it?

Today, I would like to revive the series of Learning Bites which I have started to share last year with the objective to give you concrete action steps to put in place, different to the other articles on this blog.

What are Learning Bites? In this context, Learning Bites are (very) short learning modules or exercises, which have a strong focus on action than on knowledge delivery. They are not magic pills, but if they are done correctly and repetitively, they will help you to transform your mindset. Step by step. If you would like to check out previous exercises from last year, please visit the “Getting Started” section and check out Section #4.

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How To Become A Hero

How to be a heroI mean, a real one? I am not joking either! This post is showing you how to become a hero.

Plus, it is easier than one might think.

By now you must be thinking that I am joking. Seriously, I am not.

I am talking about being able to save someone else’s life. Literally, by providing first aid.

When was the last time that you did a first aid course?

Do you know what to do if you happen to pass by an accident scene on your way home from work? [Read more…]

Learning Bites #6: Why Are You Working So Hard?

Start with whyIf you are among those people who tend to work their bottoms off, do you know what drives you every single day to work so hard?

In case you don’t, you might be interested in this short exercise, which is part of the Learning Bites Series.

For those of you who have never done one of these exercises, they are simply there to encourage YOU to take small action steps – now, not later in a few months time. Otherwise it will be forgotten. [Read more…]

Learning Bites #5: How to Create a Personal Development Plan in 15 Minutes

Learning Bites: How to Write a Personal Development Plan in 10 Minutes - MainIf you are a regular visitor to this blog, you might have read the different articles on setting your goals and how to achieve them. I have also written a post on the concept of personal development plans.

In the last weeks, there have been several people requesting more information on this, so, I have decided to dedicate this month’s Learning Bite on creating a Personal Development Plan.

For those of you who are not familiar with the Learning Bites Series, the Learning Bites are short exercises, which you can complete within 10-15 minutes on your own or with someone to practice some of the things discussed and touched upon on the Smart Self Development Plan.

Are you interested?

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Learning Bites #4: How Are You And Your Team Developing?

How Are You And Your Team Developing - modelHow’d you like to learn a short exercise that helps you to highlight potential issues in your team and in your company?

You see, every company, from startups to multinationals, has its learning curve from the very first day to the current moment. Some days there are bigger lessons learned than on other days.

Leaders are often occupied with taking strategic decisions to keep the company moving forward. While this is crucial, it is also crucial to touch base with the team.

The following short exercise can be used to identify if your business is growing as planned from your team’s and your personal perspective. [Read more…]

Learning Bites #3: Live The Moment

Learning Bites #3: Live The MomentThis is already the third month of the Learning Bites, time is flying by! If you would like to increase your daily minutes of living in the current moment, without stressing what is next and not remembering what you said because you were too distracted, this exercise might help you to do just that.

Simon, the mole, is hoping that you enjoyed the the previous editions! A short reminder for those who have not heard about the Learning Bites (for the rest, please be patient), the Learning Bites are short, concise and straight to the point to increase your learning effect. If you try them out, they only take 5 to 20 minutes to complete. [Read more…]

Learning Bites #2: The power of detachment – decoded

Power of detachmentWould you like to learn a short exercise that helps you to learn more about yourself?

Detaching yourself to some extent from your current thought, your current move or your behavior can help you to understand yourself better. Why do you do certain things that way and not the other way around?

So, are you ready for the second edition of the monthly Learning Bites series? It does not take more than 12 minutes to do. [Read more…]