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Communication Magic - The Five Year Old Plan

Communication Magic A recent trip to the supermarket with my 5 year old monkey princess and 2 year old b-bear provided a great demonstration of Covey's first to Understand, then to be Understood Habit focused on how to influence others.  At…

The Corporate Cat Lady.

“Are you holding too many cats?” Now I am not talking about being "catty" in the office environment.  Oh No.  Whilst it does happen, this is not a story of being unsupportive of your co workers.  This  focuses on what happens when…
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What to do when you have a case of the "Ooh ... Shiney!"

Hi and welcome to Belle As Usual.  Ever notice how when you decide to buy a car, all of a sudden you see them EVERYWHERE!  Well, this week has seen me meet quite a few awesome people with a case of the "shineys". You know the "shineys"...…
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The Importance of Stopping

Hi and welcome to Belle as Usual. I got here through stopping - sound weird? Well, think about any car trip, bike ride or walk where you have to cross a road. What is the real purpose of stopping? Reduce the risk of an accident? That is one…