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The Worst Addiction is.....

Did you ever think about what was the worst addiction?

How about thinking.  we have at least 40,000 thoughts a day.  Surprised?

The average person has about 50,000 thoughts.  This means between 35 and 48 thoughts per minute per person. Imagine 100,000 thought between you and your partner each day. We might have difficulty finding and making contact with one another.

How many toxic thoughts do we have among the 50,000 thoughts a day? Hum.....

Do you ever feel like your mind just will not shut off ?

You can meditate, do yoga, but learning how to have a quiet mind is challenging.

 

The lesson we have to learn in letting go of control, needing to knowand defending ourselves.

How can we be sober thinking?

First acknowledging your mind is addicted.

Second be in the present moment. Be aware of your thoughts.

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Be part of the neuro habit recovery plan

 


SUCCESSFUL EVENT FOR THE 8TH BUSINESS INSPIRING WOMEN CONFERENCE IN WASHINGTON

 

 

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This year, the 8th edition of the Business Inspiring Women Conference took place in Washington D.C., from March 27th to 30th. This annual event is celebrating the commitment of many African women and the way their action can inspire every one of us. Whatever they come from social, politic, economic or cultural spheres, these women stand out in their own way in their respective field.

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Invited to speak at a conference, the author of Démystifier votre imposteur, les 8 saboteurs qui vous empêchent d’avoir la vie que vous voulez, Liane Sangollo, President of HR-RH Vision Consulting really wanted to salute and pay tribute to woman leadership. Furthermore, she was leading a work session to pinpoint the significance of a well-managed strategic planning for all African business women.

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Among the subjects discussed during the conference, many attending delegations had the chance to  discuss on the importance of business women network throughout the world, identify the professional development paths they can choose, and exchange on the woman’s place in the job market.

 

“Being next to personalities as inspiring as Clarisse Douala Bell, Sawa Queen the Cameroun Littoral region, Dr. Kasongo Omba Isabelle, Deputy Managing Director of the Congo Control Office, or even Irene Natividad, President of the Global Summit of Women, was for me a personal and professional rewarding experience”, basically said Liane Sangollo, following this four day event.

 

Alongside the conference, business women network of attending delegations were invited to participate to the 29th edition of the Global Summit of Women, to be hold in May in Tokyo and the Cooperatives and Small and Medium Size Businesses Week, which will take place in Kinshasa, in September.

 

Everywhere in the world, business women take the place they belong to and make efficient commercial relationships become a reality. They deserve all the credit for this achievement!


RUN LITTLE HAMSTER...

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Do you know the little hamster? We all have one. It’s very busy and takes over our mind. When I react strongly to some situations, it’s there! It’s intense and hectic. It doesn’t help us move forward. It treads water. Think about the comments, those that lead to nothing, or the stories we make up to help us go forward.
I would like to share with you something that happened to me last week. The perfect example. Thursday morning, while I was carrying my briefcase and my handbag to the car in the garage, I was thinking about an event that happened the previous weekend with my family. I was simply just living it again. I tripped and fell over. Ouch !
Between you and me, did it make the previous situation any better? No. I wasn’t fully enjoying the present moment. I wasn’t there any more! And on top of it, it wasn’t getting me anywhere! I was going nowhere with this event. If I had been living in the present and had focused on what I was doing, it wouldn’t have happened to me. I can tell you it ruined my entire morning!
Do you recognize yourself? What specific actions can I take? What is the trigger that should be identified in all this?
One must develop a vigilant awareness of his own thoughts at all times. We must manage to recognize our hamster’s voice, we must be aware that our attention is diverted by our own ruminations. When it starts, you’ve got to learn to say stop!

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We can stop the machine by doing something else. Let’s take a sheet of paper and write down everything that goes through our mind, without any restraint. Let the hamster run until it’s exhausted, until the end of our scenario, in order for us to be ready for the present and all possible options.
I often tell my clients to concentrate on their own breathing once the hamster has gone. Did you know that the more we ruminate, the more cortisol we produce and the less clearly we think?
For five minutes, let’s only think about the now, concrete things, pay attention to smells or to the colors of the landscape or even go for a walk.
Take a break from your hamster.


Are You an Approachable Leader ?

« A true leader has to have a genuine open-door policy so that his people are not afraid to approach him for any reason»

9c72c9105dc3b13_fileAre you distant or not easy to be around ? Are you not comfortable with first contacts ?Maybe your are shy or a person with few words. You do not reveal much or you don't build rapport.  Are you a good listener ?

Is it hard to answer ?  Being approachable means putting others at ease so that they can be at their best. It means initiating rapport, listening, sharing, understanding and comforting.  Did you know that approachable leader get more information, know things earlier and can get others to do more things ?  People just like to have them around.

If you judge to quick, start listening. Leaders listen without interrupting. They ask clarifying questions.  The don't instantly judge.  They want to understand. Judgment may come later.

Share more. Are you private ?  Leaders share information and get more in return. Confide your thinking on a business issue and invite the response of others.

Ask questions. Be curious. There are not enough «what if» «what are you thinking» Keep probing until you understand what they are trying to tell you.

 


«Change is Choice»

29c6786a11bb039_fileDo you set your standards and standings up for your beliefs ? Can you leave your past behind ? Between you and me, you can't change a thing there. Do you break the cycle of wanting-but-not getting and going nowhere ? What about embracing your mistakes ? They give you the kick to start over.  What about moving from «what might have been» to «what can be».

Making a change is a choice. It takes courage to make life happen now! Realize a dream, pursue a loving relationship, meaningful friendship, raise responsible children, develop secure and attain a true sense of self worth. It takes work.  Self worth takes work.  Your life is the sum of everything you've said yes and no to so far.  but, you history need not be your future.  You have to ask yourself, what are you seeking in life ? Ask yourself: Am I self-aware of what's going wrong in my life ?

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Awareness is the key. With awareness, you can make the change.  You can transform every area in your life and it all begins with your very own power of choice.


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