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Mich (Mish) Bondesio

Cadence - Life & Work in Motion

Helping high-achievers step off the hamster wheel of hustle culture and the treadmill of overwork. Thoughts, tools and resources for activating potential, building momentum, and crafting a more meaningful life. Intentional productivity, digital wellbeing, and the future of work. Mich is a speaker, podcaster, coach and author of The Cadence Effect.

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Cadence 86 - Celebrating Cadence

“Healthy workplaces value wellbeing as much as performance" Adam Grant Read / share this newsletter on the web. Hi Reader, Happy May! Lots to celebrate this month. It’s the start of Season 10 of the Creating Cadence Podcast, and we kicked off with an absolutely lovely interview that I'm still thinking about. More on that below. Plus, on the 5th May, my book The Cadence Effect turned ONE, yay! I wrote about my lessons learned, on LinkedIn and there’s special birthday discount offers down...

15 days ago • 4 min read

“Productivity isn’t a measure of outcome or quality. It’s a measure of output - of busyness.” Jen Fisher Read / share this newsletter on the web. Hi Reader, How’s your month panning out? For me, it’s been a mix of April flowers alongside many frigid spring showers. No chance of T-shirts and flip-flop wearing, just yet, lol! Thanks for bearing with me last week during the launch marketing period for my Coaching programme. I know it’s not fun to be bombarded with emails, so I really appreciate...

about 1 month ago • 5 min read
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"Consistency is the key to achieving and maintaining momentum" Darren Hardy Read / share this newsletter on the web. Hey there Reader, How are things? Just a heads up, I'm in full on launch mode for my new Cadence Coaching Programme, as it goes live w/c 15th April 2024, and I need to get the word out. That means me showing up consistently to talk about the programme. So, over the next two weeks, I'll be sending quite a few emails specifically about this coaching offering (what it involves,...

about 2 months ago • 3 min read

"We can take opportunities if they come our way. Or we can make opportunities to lead the way." Mich Bondesio Read / share this newsletter on the web. Hi Reader Happy Equinox! Despite it being officially Spring up North, the sun beams are only shyly peeking out from behind those rain clouds today. But the greyness isn’t deterring the blossoms from blooming and the birdies from tweedling their joy at the changes that are coming. Yesterday, walking home along the river, I noted the abundance of...

2 months ago • 3 min read

“Slowing down isn’t about protesting work —it’s about finding a better way to do it.” Cal Newport Read / share this newsletter on the web. Hi Reader First, the great news - spring is here up North, yay! That extra light in the morning certainly lifts my mood. How about you? The surprising news - how is it already mid March, with Easter around the corner? After a gentle January, February blinked by. Project work kept me super busy this past month, and included highlighting the important work...

2 months ago • 4 min read

“Social media is operating in a way that is ...not designed to make us feel better. It’s just designed to make us want to use it.”” Dr Kay Tye - Neuroscientist Read / share this newsletter on the web. Hi Reader Happy Valentines! Despite being a practical, level-headed person, I’m also a hopeless romantic and a deep believer in the power of love. And, it appears I’m not alone. Not only is “romance” the top bestselling fiction genre since forever, but in 2023 alone, sales of romance books grew...

3 months ago • 5 min read
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“Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” Carl Brad Read / share this newsletter on the web. Hi from Mich, Hello lovely people, how is 2024 showing up for you so far and what are your key goals for this year? The saying goes “begin with the end in mind” and as per the above quote, this year I’m working on creating a brand new ending. 1. Graceful Disruption The concept and culture of "the workplace" is changing, whether we...

4 months ago • 3 min read
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“Optimism is the most important human trait, because it allows us to evolve our ideas, to improve our situation, and to hope for a better tomorrow.” Seth Godin Read / share this newsletter on the web. Hi from Mich, As the sun sets on an interesting year, how are you doing lovely ones? Hope you’re on the home stretch with your sanity intact, a smidge of optimism in your pocket, and something fun planned for whatever you get up to during the holidays? This is the final newsletter of 2023, and...

6 months ago • 5 min read
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“Cleaning out the past, packing for the present, And preparing for a much better future.” Author Unknown Read / share this newsletter on the web. Hi from Mich, How are you doing lovely ones? I hope that, despite all the crazy, scary and upsetting things happening in the world at the mo, that you’ve found a way to persevere with what matters most to you? Tenacity, persistence and hope sit at the heart of creating cadence. It's about finding another way through. I know that can seem impossible...

6 months ago • 4 min read
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“The key goal of regulation is not rigid constancy. Rather, it is the flexible capacity for adaptive variation.” ~ Peter Sterling. Read / share this newsletter on the web. Hi from Mich, Greetings lovely people! It’s been just over a month since I last graced your inbox to announce my guests for Season 8 of the Creating Cadence podcast, and we are now just over halfway through. Time sure flies when you're having fun. I've also been travelling for most of the past 4 weeks. First, I was in...

7 months ago • 4 min read
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