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Want to make progress? Take a step back

Picture this. You’re out on a walk. Although it’s rained a lot lately, today is a glorious day, the birds are singing and there’s a gentle breeze.  You’ve been striding out, keeping a good pace and all is right with … Continue reading

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Twenty minutes + nineteen answers = a successful 2019

Last January, I created a quick but meaningful exercise to help a client plan her year. I shared it here and it got a very positive response so I’m adapting it for 2019. You’ll spend just 20 minutes finding 19 … Continue reading

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My Christmas wishes for you

However you celebrate, whoever you spend time with and whatever you are doing, I hope that you will be able to take a break and relax at some point over the Christmas period. I’ll be back on the blog on … Continue reading

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Take a look through someone else’s eyes: the power of perspective

Have you ever been in this situation? You look across the office to see a colleague looking angry or distressed. ‘What’s wrong?‘ you ask. ‘Look at this email I’ve had – unbelievable!‘ comes the reply. You go over to read … Continue reading

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Want to get stuff done?

Whoever we are, whatever our employment status, we’re all subject to deadlines. What do we do with deadlines? Maybe you put them in your online calendar, write them in paper diary, add them to a wall planner. Then what happens? … Continue reading

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Can collaboration create more success than competition?

We’re told it’s a ‘dog eat dog’ world but does it have to be? A client of mine – let’s call him Matt – is a solo entrepreneur in competitive marketplace. He was feeling frustrated that someone in the same … Continue reading

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Three words to build better relationships

In an average day, how many times do you say ‘hello‘ (or its equivalent)? How many times do you ask ‘how are you?‘? How many times do you answer ‘fine‘ without really thinking about it? How many times do you … Continue reading

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