The last book

Published by Elisa Coleclough on April 3rd, 2018 in Motivation | No Comments »

“No one can produce great thing who is not thoroughly sincere in dealing with himself” – James Russell Lowell

The last book I read to my father was “The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth” by John C. Maxwell. That day, I would arrive in the morning to pick up my mother and take her home to rest as she had stayed the night before at the hospital with dad.   That day, I was […]

Improvement is the result of small steps

Published by Elisa Coleclough on March 17th, 2018 in Motivation | No Comments »

“Small differences over time create a big difference! Improvement is achieved in inches not giant leaps” John C. Maxwell.

Saturday morning, I already ran 20K. If you have read this blog here, you will know that for a former asthmatic girl, running has saved my life and I am also a proud runner of 42k. But just as every single step takes me further, improvement and self-awareness bring clarity and purpose to my life. […]

excuses are optional

Published by Elisa Coleclough on March 10th, 2018 in Motivation | No Comments »

Losses are inevitable, but excuses are optional...

Losses are inevitable, but excuses are optional…   Dear Readers, I hope you are doing great. Let me begin by saying that the title of this post is inspired on a quote I have just read on “Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn” By John Maxwell (A book John signed for me personally).   Having […]

International Women’s Day – 2018

Published by Elisa Coleclough on March 3rd, 2018 in Motivation | No Comments »

International Women’s Day - 2018

International Women’s Day – 2018   I wanted to celebrate this week of International Women’s Day (March 8th), and I thought that a great way to do this is introducing you this amazing woman. She has such a heart, willingness and light within her to ignite the darkest night.   I met Maria while at […]

The Siren’s Song.

Published by Elisa Coleclough on December 1st, 2017 in Motivation | No Comments »

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As you know in ancient mythology, the sirens would lure nearby sailors with their enchanting songs, so their boats would shipwreck against the rocky coasts and end tragically with their lives. Similarly, our mind might drive us down through black abyss of sickening, depressing and negative thoughts, or to the heights of creativity, mindfulness, joy, […]

Brush-up your language skills

Published by Elisa Coleclough on November 21st, 2017 in Motivation | No Comments »

language skills

As I was having coffee with my friends one of them came up with the question of how to improve your language skills. She thought that I have learned English as a kid, and that was why I have a good level.  The truth is that I learned English as an adult, because I like […]

Grumpy Leader? Emotional Management is here

Published by Elisa Coleclough on October 31st, 2017 in Motivation | No Comments »

emotional management

Grumpy leader? No! Emotional Management is here…   Before I start, have you ever worked with a “grumpy” leader? The one that does not foster communication and does not know how to set limits?  The one that people respect out of fear but not out of inspiration? If you are one of those, or have […]

3 books on self-awareness and body language

Published by Elisa Coleclough on October 23rd, 2017 in Motivation | No Comments »

culturally competent

Hello! This time, I would like to make some book recommendations, that I believe you are going to find useful because they will make you more self-aware, socially effective and culturally competent in general.   These are 3 books: What every Body is saying? By Joe Navarro, Emotions Revealed by Paul Ekman and The Definite […]

Building-up Resilience

Published by Elisa Coleclough on October 20th, 2017 in Motivation | No Comments »

resilience

Resilience is basically the capacity to get back on your feet after “something” or “someone” has let you down. Recovering quickly is essential, to people and to companies. Let us focus on the people side. Being resilient spares you great emotional cost, not only to you but those around you too.   “Nothing in life […]

8 lessons blogging taught me

Published by Elisa Coleclough on August 14th, 2017 in Motivation | No Comments »

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If you are blogger and you are reading this, you will definitely know what I am talking about, if you are not you will find out as you read.  Let’s begin by saying that there are some misconceptions as to what being a blogger means, people think that you are surrounded by super beauty brands, […]