Intuit and then… DO IT!

by | Dec 3, 2013 | Uncategorised

Creativity and intuition are meaningless unless you put the ideas that arise into action. You must make an effort to do things differently or do different things or your life will remain the same…

Let’s take Key Steps this week to…


  1. Access your intuition. Creative self-expression is something that seems to come so naturally to us as children, but strangely through the process of ‘growing up’ many of us can feel as if we have lost touch with our ability to express our inner most creative potential. Allow yourself to connect to your inner creativity by enjoying the simple pleasure of unrestricted thinking. Spend some time meditating, enjoying a long shower, day dreaming… etc. Have fun, relax and do whatever allows you to connect to your inner child.
  2. Take action. Creative thinking and tapping your intuition without then taking some form of action can be fruitless. How many great thoughts and ideas have you had and lost? I’ve lost count of mine. Just last week, I was trying to think of a story I wanted to use in a training session and I almost didn’t remember the great idea I’d had (yes, I am human :)). Thank goodness it came back to me but I’ve had many times I wasn’t so fortunate. That’s why I have cultivated the habit of keeping a notebook on me at all times. Then I go through my notebook when I am planning my week and check for anything I need to action. And, like today’s story, the 20% I don’t write down and action, I usually lose! How are you going to make sure you ‘DO IT’, take action, make your dreams happen and take Key Steps to…

“be the difference that makes the difference




NOTE: The information in my blog may be freely shared and re-used in any online or offline publication, provided it is accompanied by the following credit line: This was written by Dr Sharon King Gabrielides, and originally appeared in her free bi-weekly  ‘Key Steps Food for Thought Blog’ available on the Key Steps website.

Dr Sharon King Gabrielides, EQ Expert, Founder and CEO

Sharon is a dynamic facilitator, speaker and executive coach with over 25 years’ experience in leadership development and organisational transformation. Her PhD thesis contributed a framework for holistic and sustainable leadership development that was published by Rutgers University in the USA. She is faculty of numerous business schools and highly sought-after by leading corporates because she works hand-in-hand with them to create sustainable results and long-term success. In 2020, Sharon was inducted into the Educators Hall of Fame, which is a lifetime achievement award, recognising excellence and her contribution to the field.

Sharon is one of only three women in South Africa to hold the title of Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) – the Oscar of the speaking industry. She is also a COMENSA Master Practitioner (CMP), a qualified Modern Classroom Certified Trainer (MCCT™) and an accredited Global Virtual Speaker. Sharon is also a registered Education, Training and Development Practitioner (ETDP), holds an Honours degree in Psychology and practices as an NLP master practitioner.

Most important to Sharon is that she has become known for her genuinely caring manner, practical and transformational approach, and for providing valuable tools and that allow people to take Key Steps to really… ‘be the difference that makes the difference.’