Blog Posts

 

Slay the Imposter Monster!

Ever looked around the room and thought “How did I get here?” or “I’m not good enough to be here…” Ever been asked your opinion on something and thought, “Why would they ask me? What would my opinion matter? What would I know?” Ever been asked the secret to your...

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Think, Don’t Overthink.

Stop and listen to what’s going on inside your head right now. “Where will I get that info for my assignment from?”, “Why did that person do that?”, “Were they trying to deliberately upset me?” What will they think of me?” “Surely they realised that …” Sound familiar?...

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Raise Your Base

“I will be happy when…” now finish off that sentence for yourself. What about - “When I win the lotto...” or “When the children are grown up and leave home...” or “When my partner…” You know, the most damaging word is in that first sentence – “when”. So many of us put...

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The Hero Within

Where do you get your inspiration from? I don’t know about you but I am suffering from a lack of inspiration from our so called “leaders”. Recent behaviour from Canberra and other places have only added to this lack of inspiration. I am the last person to judge...

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Sticks and Stones…

I didn’t know my name was Dennis until about age 6. I thought it was boofhead. Dad always referred to me (and my brothers for that matter) by this nickname. Granted, it was more of a term of endearment, but it stuck with me. Because words can do that. There has never...

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Grant my wishes…please!

My wish is that someday soon my job will be redundant. There is a job on a boat operating out of Port Douglas that involves making people cups of tea and making them laugh that has my name on it! If my job is redundant, then this would mean that everyone I work with...

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A Grateful Journey & Release of 2018 Calendar

"In my job, I get to work with some of the most fantastic people and visit some of the most amazing places. This calendar is our way of expressing our gratitude for the opportunities we get." Lessons Learnt Consulting is a niche consulting company focusing on change...

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Free Webinar: Moving Forward by Looking Back

JOIN US FOR A FREE WEBINAR! Topic: Moving Forward by Looking Back    When: 22 November, 6PM AEDT In the blink of an eye, 2017 is nearly done and dusted. How was it for you? What did you learn and how will you grow in 2018? What new plans and resolutions will you make...

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Make Your Bed!

Recently my client was stressing about her 2017 tax records and having to have everything in on time.  She declared how unorganised she was due to being so busy and was embarrassed about it. What would her accountant think of her!? She didn’t even know where to start!...

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HOPE – The Secret Ingredient of Resilience

The Resilience Whisperer Dennis Hoiberg What does resilience mean to you? It is a question I often ask my audiences and clients.  Responses include “being tough”, “hanging in there”, “persisting”, “being strong” and of course “strength”. These reactions worry me as...

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It’s great to be positive – but keep it real homies!

Everywhere we look we are urged to be positive – in printed advertising, social media - even our Prime Minister has urged us to “not to be negative”. We are under so much pressure to be happy it is almost depressing!! My advice is that it’s ok to be positive – but hey...

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