How Can Congruent Communication Be Achieved? (Explained!)

When I am asked how can congruent communication be achieved, I always have to stop and gather my thoughts before I respond. It seems so second nature for me now that I think everyone should “get it“. In reality, It took me years to discover what it meant to be congruent. However, once I discovered it, … Read more

Why Do Companies Keep Toxic Employees? (Compelling!)

It is hard to accept and understand why companies keep toxic employees. During my corporate employment years, I struggled with this – a lot. Then, clarity set in when I started to study Organisational Behaviour and Organisation Development. Do you know the saying: “When the Student is ready, the Teacher appears“? That is what happened. … Read more

How Can Congruence Be Applied In Real Life? Here Are 5 Ways To Get You Started

In this article, we are going to answer the question: “How can congruence be applied in real life?” When you achieve congruence in your life, you are living authentically. What you think, feel, say and do are aligned, There is little or no conflict. You are able to function and communicate with ease. Congruence does … Read more

What Is The Effect Of An Individual To An Organization? 5 Compelling Ways To Know

The effect of an individual to an organisation rests under the individual’s control. You have the power to impact your organisation positively or negatively. It is your call. You may argue that there are many aspects within the organisation that you cannot control. However, you can control your behaviours. Functioning congruently is a good starting … Read more

Why Do Passive People Have A Hard Time Being Assertive?

Passive people have a hard time being assertive primarily because of fear, guilt or not wanting others to be uncomfortable. It is challenging to step outside of your comfort zone and rock the boat. Most people are fearful that the boost will overturn and they will drown in the backlash.  Over the years, I have worked with … Read more

Is It Acceptable To Say “Personal Reasons” As A Reason For Quitting A Job?

The short answer is “Yes!” It is acceptable to say “Personal Reasons” as a reason for quitting a job. In most circumstances, people quit their job for a better or different opportunity. It may make you uncomfortable to share this with your current employer and you should not have to do so unwillingly. SOURCE: CNBC … Read more

How Are Self-Esteem And Success Related? 7 Things To Look Out For

Here’s how self-esteem and success are related: Self-confidence grows and is consistent Higher satisfaction at work. More rewarding experiences all around. Relationships are more meaningful. Health and wellbeing are improved and stronger. (Dis)Stress is lowered and (Eu)Stress is raised. There is a deeper sense of happiness. When you are successful, it means that you are … Read more

What Does It Mean To Live A Congruent Life? 5 Ways To Know

What Does It Mean To Live A Congruent Life? To live a congruent life means that your thoughts and feelings are aligned with your behaviour. In other words, what you think, say and do send the same message and do not leave people wondering or second-guessing. For many of us, this may not be the … Read more