When too many choices pull you off balance

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 20/05/2014   |   Categories: Balancing work and life, Decision Making, Inspiration, Intuition

It is OK to know what you want to and to take action to get it, but you will be happier if you can learn to accept the world as it is and that you can be satisfied with what is in front of you. That is not the same as just accepting or putting up with any old thing, but rather trusting that at any time you will have exactly the right options from which to choose. Read more...

Finding balance in our busy lives

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 13/05/2014   |   Categories: Balancing work and life, Career Development, Coaching, Inspiration, Making change, Mindfulness

Bringing your life into balance is often not about adding more activities into your life or stopping any one thing. It is more about learning the life skills to be present with whatever is going on in your life at any moment, and then looking within to see what needs to shift to increase your satisfaction. Read more...

Authentic leadership – how to live a life of meaning and purpose

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 01/04/2014   |   Categories: Balancing work and life, Career Development, Inspiration, Leadership, New Business

Without the contribution of leaders who stepped up when they felt the call we would not have the social and creative innovations that enrich our lives.......Being an authentic leader is one way to live a life of meaning and purpose: a life that is aligned with your unique values, satisfies your inherent needs, and to make a lasting contribution to the world. Read more...

Letting go

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 25/03/2014   |   Categories: Balancing work and life, Career Development, Decision Making, Facilitation, Inspiration, Mindfulness

Today when we travel we consciously decide how connected we need to be with the world we leave behind. Do we take ipad, iphone, haggle for free wifi, update Facebook and Twitter or simply let go and let the world revolve without my input for a week or so..........But sometimes there is exquisite joy in letting go. Read more...

Do you have a want, need or desire?

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 18/03/2014   |   Categories: Balancing work and life, Career Development, Decision Making, Inspiration, Intuition, New Business, Strategic Planning

You may not have the best of everything to make the change you want to in your life, but should that stop you from making a start? Read more...

Where in the world will I go next?

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 11/03/2014   |   Categories: Career Development, Decision Making, Inspiration, Intuition, Mindfulness, New Business

A great career will not always meet every want, need or desire all the time, but you are more likely to feel satisfied if it meets some of your most priority needs and values for that time of your life. Knowing your values and needs allows you to make more powerful choices. Read more...

Road maps and guides

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 04/03/2014   |   Categories: Career Development, Decision Making, Intuition, Mindfulness

In finding your way in unknown territory, how do you know which support and advice to trust? Read more...

Choose your adventure and embrace change

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 25/02/2014   |   Categories: Career Development, Decision Making, Inspiration, Intuition, New Business

In making this change in my world of work, I am experiencing many of those same feelings I had when I began my travelling adventure: will I know what to do; will I have the right resources; will I make any friends (colleagues and clients); and overall, will I be OK. Read more...

Holding faith in the liminal space

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 18/02/2014   |   Categories: Balancing work and life, Career Development, Compassion, Facilitation, Inspiration, Leadership, Mindfulness

The liminal space can be when you are open to change but not yet committed to action. Or you may have committed to a process but waiting for something to begin. You are neither in one world or another. You are on the threshold or cusp. Read more...

Leading in Crisis

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 11/02/2014   |   Categories: Decision Making, Inspiration, Leadership, Leading in crisis, Mindfulness

Everything is easy when the stars line up. It’s when things start to go wrong that leaders are challenged. Read more...

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