THE iKiFit BLOG

Join iKiFit founder, Kim Macrae for inspirational and thought provoking topics each week around all things, education, life choices, self empowerment and assessment - set to challenge us all to be the best version of ourselves - Every Single Day in lots of little ways!

Delegate - Alleviate

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Stop trying to be super human and doing everything yourself – it’s not worth it. Sometimes you have to "let it go!" Delegate some of your work to a staff member, or ask the children or your partner to do some of the chores. Alleviate unnecessary stress - be fair to yourself.

The key to successful delegating is to give enough instructions to make the job clear and then to trust the person you have asked to do it for you – never redo the job or that person won’t help you out next time you are in need.

Unsure what to delegate? Delegate your weaknesses and focus on your strengths. You may just find that the weaknesses you delegate could be someone else's strengths. This is the key to being a TEAM in the home and in the workplace. 



Communicate - Talk about it!

Monday, May 08, 2017
When people you love are feeling down, they often just need an opportunity to talk about it. Try asking these two questions over dinner with your family:
  • What was the best thing that happened to you today?
  • If you could, what would you like to change about today?
 
This way, you might find out about an issue like playground bullying before it gets out of control and you’ll learn more about what the ones you love are doing and what makes them happy or sad.

There is an interesting study on the importance of eating dinner as a family - head on over to An iKi Kind of Life with Amy to read more


Every Single Day in So Many Ways - We Can Get Better!

Monday, May 01, 2017

Do to be and be to do, Who you are is up to you
So chop, chop wood and carry water
Live your life the way you aughta’

Every single day, in so many ways we can get better.

Communicate, delegate, educate, learn to relate
Dedicate, investigate, clean your plate, don’t be late,
Desegregate, invigorate, tell it straight, close the gate
Alliterate, make it great, stop the hate, help your mate

Every single day, in so many ways we can get better.

Idealise, visualise, prioritise and compromise
Secularise, democratise, don’t moralise, learn to be wise
Eat for size, exercise, stoke your fires, reach the skies
Eulogise, characterise, laugh at liars, greet the sunrise

Every single day, in so many ways we can get better.

Play football, stand up real tall, take the fall, try it all
Fix your mess, add something fresh, tone your flesh, start afresh
Activate don’t procrastinate, isolate or be a deadweight
Don’t look skin-deep, you’ll miss a heap, take a leap, land on your feet!

Localise, energise, economise, enough’s enoughise
Take the test, reach the crest, don’t distress, do your best
Validate, elucidate, meditate and make it great
Chop chop wood and carry water, live your life the way you aught
 

We all want to be the best we can be and want the best for our families. It’s up to us to be good role models and to continually strive to be what we want to be.

And being happy, successful, healthy, and nice is made up of lots of things. There are lots of little way that make us better. We will be breaking these down and focusing on one over the course of many weeks. Stay tuned!