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Would you like to have truly great thoughts?

Last week, I was in the beautiful Leutasch Valley in Austria and it was glorious. We had fantastic weather, stayed in a great hotel, and the scenery was stunning. We walked above a deep gorge, across Alpine meadows full of … Continue reading

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Releasing creative thought

Whilst our work and our lives often require logical, proven systems and solutions, I’m sure we can all think of a time when the solution to a problem came to us in the most unexpected way. In the mid-nineteenth century, … Continue reading

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The chemistry of yes

Whilst cooking lunch at the weekend, I was listening to a fascinating programme on Radio 4 called The Museum of Curiosity in which the guests donate exhibits to an imaginary museum. One of the guests, Chilean scientist Isabel Berncke, was … Continue reading

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Do you need to restore your factory settings?

Recently I had a session with a coaching client who is very tech-savvy and often uses technical imagery in her conversation. She – let’s call her Laura – used a phrase which really caught my attention – ‘The project’s got … Continue reading

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Lagom – or are you expert enough?

Here’s the latest addition to my wall of inspiration: The Expert Enough manifesto reminded me of a Swedish word I heard about: ‘lagom’. Like the Danish word ‘hygge’, it’s a word that’s difficult to translate. Like the little bear’s porridge, … Continue reading

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Creating yourself … the continuing story

Last time, I asked whether you are going to find yourself or create yourself. As part of my personal ‘creation’, I’ve often used the one word or three word technique to help me shape my plans for the future. This year’s … Continue reading

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Are you finding yourself or creating yourself?

A friend of mine has this card pinned to her noticeboard at the office and it made me stop and think. We often hear of people ‘taking time out to find themselves’. What if we took time out to create … Continue reading

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