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When you’ve made the big changes, what’s next?

During the course of a coaching programme, many of my clients will make some pretty big changes to their work or to their lives. These big changes have dramatic results. What happens after that? Is that it – job done? … Continue reading

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Analysis paralysis – why choice isn’t always a good thing

When I was at university, I spent a few months in St Petersburg – in fact, it’s so long ago that it was still called Leningrad. Whilst there was a refectory in the halls of residence, we also had a … Continue reading

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Decision-making traps seem to be all around us

Over the last couple of posts, I’ve been writing about making difficult decisions and some of the reasons they can be difficult: the traps along our way. None of us is immune to these traps: our brains are busy and … Continue reading

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Did you get caught in a decision-making trap?

My last post, Tough calls and conquering indecision, provoked a few emails from readers describing times they felt they had made a poor decision. Those poor decisions aligned with several themes – traps that we can all fall into when … Continue reading

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Tough calls and conquering indecision

My client, let’s call her Sophie, had a decision to make. It was a big decision with far-reaching ramifications. She was struggling. ‘And the problem is,’ she sighed, ‘it seems to have made me incapable of making any decisions at … Continue reading

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Finding shades of grey

We are all capable of filtering how we receive information from the world around us. One of the filters I come across most often is the ‘black and white’ filter. Whatever popular fiction might tell us, there are no shades … Continue reading

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Tipping the scales

Some decisions we make are easy: in our minds, there is only one possible response. Of course, these vary from person to person: your idea of a no-brainer (‘would you like the winning numbers to this week’s lottery?’) may throw … Continue reading

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