What are limiting beliefs costing you ?

” Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right”  -   Henry Ford

You can create your own inner state. You can choose to believe whatever you want. If you have certain beliefs that do not serve you or aren’t accurate, you can reframe them to more powerful perspectives.

Limiting beliefs cause us to be afraid, they keep us from taking action, they limit our possibilities in life, or they make us come across as victims instead of as successes. 

At the other hand, we stay safe and secure. That are the benefits we might receive from a limiting belief. They are automatic and if we let them, they can sabotage our success.  It takes time, courage and discipline to make a new and more empowering belief habitual, especially after we have been carrying around other beliefs for so long.

Would you rather be safe or successful ?

What are the biggest limiting beliefs you have about your career, success and achieving your most ambitious goals ?

Contact us for support in reframing your limiting beliefs to more powerful perspectives  +32496383133





Sherpa Executive Coaching Survey 2011 able for download

The Sherpa Executive Coaching Survey 2011 is now available for download : http://www.sherpacoaching.com/survey.html

The Survey is conducted annually.   The resulting report offers a useful insight into leadership development, based on information from executive coaches and those that hire them.  Now it its sixth year, the Survey is co-sponsored by the executive education departments at the University of Georgia, Texas Christian University and Miami University.

Key highlights from the 2011 Survey include:

  • Demand for executive coaching on the rise, with four out of five executive coaches anticipating an increase in demand in 2011 and over half of HR professionals and business leaders also expecting an increase;
  • More HR professionals hiring certified executive coaches, with four out of five executives and HR professionals saying training and certification for executive coaches is either ‘very important’ or ‘absolutely essential’; and
  • New standards for the executive coaching industry being set, with a notable shift among coaches toward adoption of published processes for their work with clients.


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Take Care of Yourself

By Laura Stack
The Productivity Pro(R)

You Can’t Be Productive if You Don’t Take Care of Yourself.

How healthy are you? How good do you feel? How much energy do you have throughout the day to accomplish the things you want to? Recent studies have shown that we have the potential to dramatically affect productivity by paying closer attention to our health. In other words, when you feel good, you can accomplish more. You can get on the road to healthier productivity by adopting these tips.

1. Get adequate sleep each night, so you’re not sleepy during the day. Sacrificing sleep is actually counterproductive, so experiment until you find the amount of sleep that works best for you, and stick with it. Don’t nap during the day, either.

2. Get sufficient exercise. Getting 15-30 minutes of exercise every day is crucial to maintaining your energy level. The less active you are, the less energy you have.

3. Use all your allotted vacation time each year. Don’t put off vacation to make your boss happy; studies show it won’t make you more productive. You need long vacations every year so you can recharge your creative batteries.

4. Pamper yourself on a regular basis. It’s not selfish to treat yourself well, as long as you don’t overdo it. You need to be able to enjoy life in order to be productive at work, so learn how to “do nothing” effectively.

5. Maintain a noise level in your office that’s conducive to productivity. Noisy environments lead to higher stress, which leads to lower productivity. Do everything you can to cut down on the noise, from relocating your office to listening to music on special noise-reduction headphones.

6. Ensure your workspace is comfortable and ergonomically correct. You can’t be productive if your workplace is hurting you. Use ergonomic equipment, and learn techniques to avoid vision problems caused by too much computer use.

7. Practice healthy eating habits. Always eat breakfast, focus on healthy food alternatives, and never go more than six hours without eating. Poor eating habits can make you fuzzyheaded and less productive — and fat.

8. Take a lunch break every day. Consistently working through your lunch hour is not only bad for the employee, it’s bad for the employer. Always eat something at lunch so you can keep your blood sugar at the right level and stay clearheaded.

9. Drink the right amount of water each day. To avoid the negative effects of dehydration, you need to drink at least eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day — possibly more. Coffee doesn’t count, and neither do tea or sodas; in fact, they have diuretic effects that will rapidly dehydrate you.

10. Control your environment and rid yourself of things that bring you down. Surround yourself with happiness. Get rid of things that have negative memories attached to them, especially reminders of failed relationships.

Instead of over-eating, working too hard, not exercising enough, and skimping on your sleep, make personal choices that lead to increased productivity. Learn to rest, to laugh, to recreate, and treat your body right, or you’ll live to regret it. The choices you make today will affect how you feel tomorrow.

The Productivity Pro(R), Inc., 9948 S. Cottoncreek Drive, Highlands Ranch, CO 80130, USA

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