Author Archives: turningoverpebbles

It’s not just the Millennials who have an issue with technology

There’s a clip on YouTube of Simon Sinek talking to Tom Bilyeu about millennials in the workplace which has been viewed over 9 million times. If you haven’t seen it before, here it is – and it’s well worth watching: … Continue reading

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Want a different outcome? Choose how you respond

Last week, one of my clients – let’s call him Paul – was telling me about how frustrated he becomes when certain things happen. ‘What really irritates me is that the end result is always the same. I’m annoyed, stressed … Continue reading

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Do you ever talk yourself out of opportunities?

When I was a child, I used to get myself quite worked up before going to events. I was shy and felt awkward walking into a classroom, a birthday party or a family celebration. What’s interesting about this is that … Continue reading

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Do you need to say no?

Many of us struggle to say no. Without being specific about a particular question, I conducted a quick poll to see how people felt about the word ‘no’ – here are a few responses: ‘No is literally such a negative … Continue reading

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Should you be flying in formation?

Over the summer, I was talking to a client who was feeling exhausted. Robert (not his real name) excels at his job and is a team leader. He has been working on a long-term project which still has another nine … Continue reading

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Are you consciously opting in?

Action for Happiness is an organisation committed to building a happier and more caring society. They want to see a fundamentally different way of life – where people care less about what they can get just for themselves and more … Continue reading

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Is September the new January?

There’s a hint of autumn in the air here in the UK. As I walked to a meeting this morning, I noticed that leaves are starting to turn yellow, hedgerows are laden with blackberries and tiny children swamped in new … Continue reading

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