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Access More of You by Being Slow

Summer is the perfect time to slow down and relax. Did you know that being slow unlocks more of your resources? Imagine yourself running and notice what you see, hear…

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Start Your Own Company – My Story

I was a slow starter. Most coaches start their own business early in their career – twenty years ago there weren’t many options because the profession was so new and…

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7 Reasons to Reflect More

Are you giving yourself the time to reflect undisturbed and on a regular basis? If not, I would like to invite you to set aside time regularly for reflection as it…

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18 Reasons Why Personal Development  Is Worth Both Time and Money

Life is short, I think as a 60-year-old. I didn’t think like that at all when I was younger. Now I realize that those years between 30-60 are very compressed…

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9. Surrender and Let Go

The last inner challenge I take up in Leading from Joy is to let go of everything we feel dependent on and then jump into the unknown – to a completely new…

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8. Stay in Wonder

The more our trust increases, the greater the likelihood that we are also prepared to accept ourselves and each other as part of the universal energy. Interest in our own…

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7. Be Inclusive

This challenge is dedicated to any leader who acts as the lone wolf or alpha male. Managers, CEOs who know best and who want to maintain control. But also on…

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6. Be Willing and Committed

I usually say that without commitment there is no one to coach. Commitment is more than choosing something/someone, it comes from the heart and includes making sure that what we…

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5. Accept Diversity and Complexity

One of the biggest challenges we as humans seem to have is to accept that we are different and that it is rarely so simple that there is a right…

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4. Dare to Choose

We make decisions every single day. What I address in this challenge are the big decisions that have to do with lifestyle, profession, livelihood, family and partnership. When we have…

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3. Trust

We all have a brain that quickly decides whether the unknown is something to trust or not. If we let the amygdala control and set us in all situations, we…

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2. Listen to Your Soul

We are all unique, so the question is what is specific to you? The more inner contact we have, the more we dare to trust and express our own perspectives…

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1. To Love Yourself First and Foremost

In my book, Leading from Joy, I address nine inner challenges that I have often encountered when coaching leaders, usually CEOs. In a series of posts, I will introduce them…

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Slow Down and Follow the Flow

On the other side of the world, we have just celebrated midwinter. This time of the year it’s time to sail north – up to the Islands, Fiji & New…

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Endless Transformation for All of Us as Humans

My CEO-clients have got many successful stories to share. It has made a tremendous difference for me as well. Almost all great things that have happened in my life, I…

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Are you ready to travel over the unknown and deep water?

Hi! I have arrived now. You can reach me now. I have sailed over three oceans and have arrived on the other side of the Earth. It took me and…

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One Challenge at a Time….

I have been thinking about what’s driving me to leave all I had, to sail around the world with my husband. I have realized that it is the Journey inside…

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Transformation in coaching

I’m coaching a woman from the western world. She wants to investigate the behaviour of staying “busy” all the time. An old pattern of saying yes, especially to assignments. She…

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A new morning – what do you want to be and create?

Welcome to a new moment. Take a deep breath and feel for a moment how you are doing right now. How happy are you right now?  Are you committed to…

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