Skip to content

fear

perfectionist

Are You a Selfish Coward?

February 13, 2019

A new view of perfectionists.

That’s exactly what marketing guru and best-selling author Seth Godin called perfectionists on a recent Boiling Point podcast.

Wow. 

As a recovering perfectionist, I started to take offence.

Then I realized that he was …

Read More

Afraid? Learn Anyway

February 10, 2015

6 Ways to Help You Learn

I hate learning in front of people. To stand up without preparation where people can watch me make mistakes is hard for me. It’s not my learning style. In fact, it’s one of …

Read More

Please Don’t Be Normal

March 3, 2014

Be Authentic in Public Speaking or Training

The first few times you step in front of a crowd to speak or teach can be daunting. The key to success is to be you.

Think of your favourite teacher from school …

Read More

Overwhelmed?

January 16, 2013

Are deadlines getting you down? Is a problem overwhelming you?

Pick just one thing to sort through. A closet. A drawer. Your inbox. Your files. A shelf in your office. …

Read More

Woof-Proof that Good Things Are Coming

January 15, 2013

One of those days. You know one of those when it feels like you can’t catch a break. When you are overwhelmed or sad or feeling like you are about to break. Those are the days when I reach for …

Read More

Is There Any Proof?

January 11, 2013

Every entrepreneur, in my experience, has something related to being in business that they would rather avoid. It could be accounting, managing their website, or pricing products and services. For me, cleaning the bathroom fixtures once sounded like more fun …

Read More

Shift Happens

January 9, 2013

Shift Happens is the best and most practical book I’ve read in ages for professional or personal development. (Actually I downloaded the audiobook last spring on itunes, so it is the best book I have listened to in ages.)…

Read More

Who the Bleep Do You Think You Are?

November 26, 2012

I know that I’m not the only one out there hearing those words every now and then. I used to let that voice in my head stop me.

Now I know that voice and those words are a sign that …

Read More

C. Doucette Training and Communications Inc.