mindset

Three presenting tips to shift your mindset

Presenting is as much a head game, as a skill set. Once you get your head in the right place everything shifts. Here are three simple presenting tips to help you shift your mindset and take your presentations to a new level! 1. It’s not about you! – To be honest, the whole ‘confidence’ thing…

Cooperation

The Southwest Airlines Way – Building relationships that work!

What lies at the root of Southwest Airlines Culture is the strong focus on relationships. The Southwest framework of positive relationships is; Shared goals, Shared knowledge and Mutual respect. This is named ‘relational coordination’ and is found to enhance both quality and efficiency in equal measures. In a hospital studied, relational coordination created: 31% reduction hospital stays, 22%…

Starting School… and I’m terrified!

On Monday Laura has her first day at big school, and quiet honestly, I’m more nervous than she is! Yes, Yes, I know she’s a smart kid, I know she’ll make friends and learn lots, and obviously have a wonderful time, I’m just not sure I will! Despite my somewhat calm and confident persona now,…

Meet the real Jodie Cooper

I’ve been working with a Social Media expert to improve my presence and she gave me a challenge. Get real, tell people who you really are and let them actually see the best and worst bits of your life. So…. Melinda’s given me 10 quick questions to answer and challenged me to turn it into…

The Shoeshine Boy

This is a beautiful book about a young boy in South America that’s a shoe shine boy in an airport. Two American businessmen see him and begin to teach him some of the essentials of both life and business. Without going through the whole story I wanted to share some of the little gems that…

Tips from women in leadership

There is nothing new about Women in leadership roles, what is new is that we’re banding together to support each other like never before! I had the privilege to go to a conference on Women in Leadership recently and I wanted to share a few of the pearls of wisdom I took away from the…