Posts by Karanne Lambton
When Multitasking isn’t working, How do you know?
The research on multitasking has shown that it’s not all that it’s cracked up to be. Many people assume that doing two or three things at once is bound to be more productive than doing just one thing. But in reality, there aren’t very many tasks that lend themselves to multitasking. In fact, I’m…Read More
The Surprising Truth About Multitasking
It’s a commonly held myth that multitasking offers a reliable way for you to find more time. Intuitively, it sounds pretty good, doesn’t it? I mean, if you can do two or three tasks in the time allotted for one, aren’t you being more efficient and effective? Well actually, no. Research shows that the advantages…Read More
The Best Ways to Beat Procrastination
Perseverance is about as important to achievement as gasoline is to driving a car. Sure, there will be times when you feel like you’re spinning your wheels, but you’ll always get out of the rut with genuine perseverance. Without it, you won’t even be able to start your engine. The opposite of perseverance is…Read More
Why Mindfulness is Making a Comeback
Stress Is A Big Problem Stress can form in layers. Whether it’s entrepreneurial or business related, personal, situational, or just transferred from others you spend time around, it seems that we are dealing with more and more daily stressors. It’s important that you understand what your stress looks/sounds/feels like, and even more important that you…Read More
Could You Benefit from Self-Awareness?
How can you tell if you don’t have self-awareness or need more self-awareness? Here’s one clue that lets you know this is an area for you to develop: Your results do not reflect your potential. Pay attention to how you respond to each of these following clues. When you consider your results do you feel…Read More
How Happiness Supports Healing: 10 Strategies to Enhance Happiness
Happiness is not just the outcome of healing, but can facilitate healing. When my mentor and coach first suggested I “bathe in grace” every day, it fell on deaf ears. Many years later, I now understand. Traumatic states are very magnetic, as are other emotional states that we habitually inhabit. Any state can become home…Read More
Building Trust as a Leader
Building trust is something anyone wanting to be a successful leader must do. Trust underpins every relationship in the workplace – between boss and employee, between colleagues, and between businesses. Trust isn’t something that is inherent; it must be forged through consistent action. While there are many ways to become a trusted leader, they typically…Read More
How Honed Are Your Leadership Skills?
The caliber of leadership in any team or organization plays a critical role in the levels of success and harmony that can be achieved. Take this Self-Quiz to determine whether your leadership skills are honed to a keen edge. Directions: Answer True or False as you reflect on your implementation of these beliefs or actions.…Read More
Leadership Goals: How To Choose The Right Ones
Leadership goals provide guidance for you and your team on where to focus, how to identify a small number of vital outcomes you expect to produce, and how to concentrate efforts to achieve the best results. How can you support you and your team with goal setting? How do you choose from the myriad of…Read More
3 Steps to Disrupt Negative Thought Patterns
When unfavorable situations, actions and emotional conflicts happen again and again in your life—same scene, different characters—there’s a good chance you are in the presence of negative thought patterns. Some examples: picking the wrong lovers/partners, constant conflict with co-workers, chronic ‘debting’ or people-pleasing. At best, these negative thought patterns cause frustration. At worst, they cause…Read More