‘Oh, what a beautiful morning’ is a song that often springs to mind on my daily morning walk. On a recent walk, the song sparked a new idea. As I walked along, I began to think about 2020, the year I have had; what I have experienced, and what I have learned. My thinking unleashed; these ideas quickly linked to the title of the song. I thought “O” What a Wonderful Letter. Knowing haste was of the essence to capture my ideas on paper, I quickened my pace toward home. I hurriedly wrote down three ‘O’ words: Observe, Opportunity, and Optimism.
SMEQuest had an opportunity to interview executive performance and leadership coach, Gail Gibson, to know more about her Can Do journey into entrepreneurship and how other women can find their path into leadership.
The Merriam Webster dictionary cites the definition of the term ‘when opportunity knocks’ as ‘when a person gets the chance to do something he or she wants to do.’ An interesting thought I have contemplated on many occasions. How do you know when opportunity knocks? Does opportunity knock at all or is it your responsibility to knock on opportunity’s door?
Right now, are you in love or have you fallen out of love with your business? What will it take to reignite the passion and fall in love again?
Remove your old ways of thinking. Let go of the limiting beliefs that hold you back, the thoughts and behaviours that no longer serve you. Replace with thoughts and actions that energise and encourage you to live with purpose.
Why wait until January to set goals and plan your new year in business? Get a head start. Take action now. Remember, remember your business in November.
FACT: Businesses who get coached simply do better in business. Do you know where you want your business to be but you’re not quite sure how to get there?
How many times have you been asked by someone if they can meet you for a coffee and pick your brain about a business idea or issue?
Outdoor exercise helps your brain function better as it shifts your thinking to a higher level and your creativity increases. Combining these benefits with outdoor coaching sessions can lead to wonderful discussions, ideas and ways to improve business performance.
Santosh Sagoo was at a life crossroad. She had recently left a 15-year role in a strategic management position and was looking for a new direction. Santosh was keen to explore personal performance coaching from a different angle. “I’d attended one of Gail’s masterclasses, so I knew I could easily