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Self-Esteem Exercise: Appreciate What You Have

Self-Esteem Exercise: Appreciate What You Have
Exercises, Coaching, Motivation, Goal Setting, Self-esteem

Article Rating:::: 157 Ratings :::: Monday, January 6, 2014

This thought-provoking exercise helps delegates appreciate what they already have. Most people, in their quest to achieve more experience more and possess more forget what they have already achieved. The quest and the focus on future is indeed a good thing and must be safeguarded. However, appreciation helps to increase self-esteem and make a person feel that he is experiencing a fulfilling life. The boost in energy can in turn help people carry on better with their quests, achieve more and ultimately become happier.

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Goal Setting Exercise: I Want to Be – I Want to Do

Goal Setting Exercise: I Want to Be – I Want to Do
Exercises, Coaching, Motivation, Goal Setting, Self-esteem

Article Rating:::: 169 Ratings :::: Monday, December 16, 2013

This powerful exercise is ideal for motivating people and helping them identify their true goals in life. Most people are aware of only a few objectives and desires. For the rest of, they don’t think of them every day or even every month. Yet, if asked they still express their desire in possession of something or going through a particular experience.

This relates to what is known as the “law of attraction”. This captures the simple principle that “like attracts like”. If you are positive and think of positive goals most often, you are more likely to get them. If you don’t think of these goals and you are not constantly aware of them, you are less likely to reach them.

This exercise helps you demonstrate the power of this important law and also allows people to realise which areas of their lives needs more attention.

This exercise is ideal for courses on self-motivating, motivating others and goal setting.

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Icebreaker: What do you Like?

Icebreaker: What do you Like?
Exercises, Icebreakers, Exercises for Kids, Goal Setting, Self-esteem

Article Rating:::: 199 Ratings :::: Monday, December 31, 2012

In this icebreaker, your aim is to help the delegates get to know each other more by answering a set of preselected questions. You have total control over the questions which allows you to customise the icebreaker based on your needs and your course. For example, you can bias the questions for a course on goal setting or self-esteem to get to know the delegates better and understand how they think. This can be useful later when you go through the course.

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Motivation Exercise: What Word Describes You the Most?

Motivation Exercise: What Word Describes You the Most?
Exercises, Team Building, Motivation, Goal Setting, Personal Impact, Self-esteem

Article Rating:::: 48 Ratings :::: Monday, December 10, 2012

In this exercise, delegates are forced to choose one word that described them best. The process they go through to find this one word helps them to better understand their own likes and dislikes as they want to be seen by outsiders. The exercise is ideal for courses on motivation, goal setting, self-esteem and personal impact where knowing who one wants to be is critical.

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Team Building Exercise: Challenging the Rules

Team Building Exercise: Challenging the Rules
Leadership, Exercises, Persuasion Skills, Self-esteem

Article Rating:::: 52 Ratings :::: Monday, September 24, 2012

Many team building exercises focus on getting participants to interact with each other in solving a problem or becoming better at communication. The problems are usually solvable by teamwork, creativity and persistence.

This exercise has a twist on traditional team building exercises. The task is simply too difficult, maybe even impossible. The aim of this exercise is to test the participants on a critical skill; the ability to realise their limitations, ask for help and think out of the box and possibly break traditional rules.

Our culture often demands that people must follow rules, sometimes even blindly. As a result an individual requires a strong self-esteem and confidence to challenge the status-quo or even lead others in a particular cause against the established norm. This exercise is ideal for improving this particular skill.

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Self-esteem Exercise: Accepting your Emotions

Self-esteem Exercise: Accepting your Emotions
Exercises, Assertiveness, Coaching, Emotional Intelligence, Self-esteem

Article Rating:::: 99 Ratings :::: Monday, August 6, 2012

All of us go through some experiences in life where we feel victimised or wronged. The negative emotions and feelings generated by these experiences can stay with us for a long time afterwards and make us feel overtly emotional, weak, stupid or even unworthy. One way to deal with this emotional baggage is to acknowledge it and take responsibility for it. The idea here is that sharing difficult experiences and the feelings generated by them will allow delegates to acknowledge them to another person and therefore more easily come into terms with them.

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Training Video: Inspirational Quotes

Training Video: Inspirational Quotes
Training Articles, Coaching, Motivation, Personal Impact, Self-esteem

Article Rating:::: 165 Ratings :::: Monday, April 2, 2012

We have created the following motivational video containing many inspiring and famous quotes that we like very much and like to share with you.

You can also use the video as a training resource during your courses when you need to make people pause and think about the meaning of life, their goals and what they want to achieve.

Give us feedback and let us know what you think.

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Boost Self-Esteem and Confidence

Boost Self-Esteem and Confidence
Exercises, Anger Management, Goal Setting, Giving Feedback, Self-esteem

Article Rating:::: 58 Ratings :::: Monday, October 24, 2011

This exercise is useful in showing people how resourceful they already are. People who suffer from lack of self-esteem tend to focus on their weaknesses or to blame others for their problems. This lack of belief in their abilities makes them less confident which in turn confirms their negative beliefs. Most of their energy is then spent figuring out who did wrong and who is to blame.

This exercise helps to break this cycle by highlighting that everyone has certain resources and strengths that they can tap into. When a person doesn’t see his strengths, he starts to develop a defeatist personality. This exercise helps bring positive strengths and qualities to surface, kick starting a more positive view of life.

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Emotional Intelligence Exercise: Increase Your Self-Awareness

Emotional Intelligence Exercise: Increase Your Self-Awareness
Exercises, Motivation, Goal Setting, Emotional Intelligence, Self-esteem

Article Rating:::: 281 Ratings :::: Monday, October 11, 2010

Knowing how we feel is part of our self-awareness. The more we are aware of our feelings, the better we can control our behaviours and understand those of others. This exercise helps delegates to become more aware of their emotions and learn to describe them. It also encourages them to think of ways to get to a target emotion, such as happiness.

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Leadership Skills Exercise: Help Others to Increase Their Self-Esteem

Leadership Skills Exercise: Help Others to Increase Their Self-Esteem
Leadership, Exercises, Motivation, Giving Feedback, Self-esteem

Article Rating:::: 108 Ratings :::: Monday, July 19, 2010

A leader’s performance is defined by how he or she leads others. For others to follow a leader, it is critical for them to know that they are valued. The sense of significance and knowing that what they do has a benefit to the overall objective is a significant motivation. Hence, leaders must actively and routinely take steps to show that they value their team members and that team members’ effort are well appreciated.

This exercise helps delegates to learn how to achieve this as leaders. It encourages specific actions on their behalf as opposed to vague strategies, so that they know precisely what to do for each member of their team.

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