Individual and Group Mentoring Program 

Your path to greater commercial value

Starting September 23, 2019 for 12 weeks

RESET your Value for 2020


September 17, 2019

The Railway Club Hotel in Port Melbourne,

Melbourne Australia 

12 - 2pm


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The Problem with our Pursuit for Perfection and the Life-Changing Practice of Good Enough’


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with Lynne Cazaly
using The Visual Mojo Method
1 day practical workshop for your team
Build this powerful, influential skill to help make sense of change, communicate clearly and engage people in the most challenging situations

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    When we don’t know, deny or doubt our value ...

    ... we prevent people from experiencing our thoughts, ideas and purpose.

    Many of us spend so much time - err, waste so much time - in cycles of doubt and denial of our own ingenuity.

    ⏹ When we say ‘I’m not creative’, we're in denial and doubt of our value.

    ⏹ When we say ‘It’s not very good’, that's denial and doubt too.

    ⏹ And when we dismiss an idea before we’ve even spoken it or shared it, that's another negative hit to our value.

    So let's zip it. Ssshhh!

    In workshops and sessions with teams, I’m often saddened at the number of people who openly dismiss their own work and ideas ... usually just before they’re about to present them! 'This isn't very good', or 'This is a crappy idea' - hey, no more of this stuff, ok?

    Hold off on verbally denying the value in your thinking or ideas.

    If you think your stuff is worth less, who’s likely to think it’s worth more? 


    Knowing what you are worth 

    Do you accept or reject your worth?

    I was reading how 'value’ is from French, Latin descent meaning ‘to be worth'.

    When mentoring people 1:1 and working with teams in organisations, this is a theme I see many of our issues and challenges originating from. And this worth or value isn't just price, salary, bonus or other monetary value.

    It’s about what you believe your time is worth, your ideas and contributions, what your skills and services are worth, your talents and expertise, what your involvement and commitment are worth.

    Have you ever felt resentful when you’ve given so much yet received little in return?

    Or the reverse ... where you received a lot and didn’t have to give much at all!

    How often do we focus on what value we are giving ... and getting?

    A leader recently gave her team permission to leave any meeting if its not making use of their time or the expertise they have.

    The value equation is one we need to understand better and apply in our own world. We have much to value in ourselves. It’s that we don’t know it, deny or doubt it and this holds us in the ‘worth less’ zone. 



    But you do need to capture something... 

    I've called out the information overload behaviour we have of writing too much down in a training program, meeting or at a conference. We don’t need to write it ALL down. But we do need to write something.

    To all you ‘sponges’ reading this who sit in meetings and conferences thinking you can ‘soak it all up’, without actively capturing any notes... ummm you can't. This is precisely a behaviour that can worsen cognitive overload.

    We do nothing, sitting passively, letting information supposedly flow over or through us, thinking we’ll remember it and absorb it. But like all sponges, we fill up - and sooner than we think.

    A participant in a workshop sat all day with arms crossed, nothing written down. ‘I can remember it,’ she said, ‘I have a photographic memory.' But she didn't remember it and later showed how she'd missed plenty. Given her leadership role, number of direct reports and her responsibility in the organisation, it was poor role modelling and self-management.

    It’s a foolish denial - and a cognitive load coping error - to not write something.

    Don’t write everything.

    And don’t writing nothing.

    But absolutely... write something. 



    You don’t need to write (or type) it all 

    I’m talking cognitive load coping this week; how to handle all the information we’re exposed to.

    The times when we need to use cognitive load coping the most include training, meetings, conferences, conversations, coaching; whenever people are thinking and talking together and information is shared.

    This information can be:

    🌕 written: a report, presentation or a pack of information; or

    🌕 spoken: the verbal part of a presentation or conversation.

    Plus our own thinking process.

    We need to manage our own cognitive load better than we do.

    Here’s one of the biggest tips I can give you: You don't need to write (or type) everything down. We can write or type w-a-y too much information in an attempt to ‘catch’ or ’trap' what's happening and what's being covered. But some of the information may not be ‘worth’ catching or trapping! Yet we do it. And it makes our cognitive load worse.

    Notice the feeling of wanting or needing to catch and trap so much information. You don’t need it all.

    Are you a catcher or 'trapper' of information? Do you want to catch it all?


    The 2 things for better cognitive load management

    In their prediction for the skills we’d be needing now, by 2020, the Institute for the Future identified Cognitive Load Management in the Top 10.

    It's about how we cope with all that information.

    But it’s not one thing; I see Cognitive Load Management involving 2 capabilities:

    🔹 To discriminate + filter information for importance, and

    🔸To understand how to maximize our cognitive function (using a variety of tools and techniques.)

    The answer is not about having a new app to manage, store or retrieve our own information better. We need to be able to firstly identify what’s important in the information we’re exposed to. And then we need to work with our own thinking, listening and sensemaking capabilities to handle that information better than we currently do.

    I’m helping teams (via 1/2 day workshops) and individuals (via 1:1 skills sessions online) to build skill and change the way they cope with information.

    It could be the best value session of your development program this year - being able to handle information better. What’s that worth to you?