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The Potential Principle: How to close the gap between where you are now and where you’d like to be

For me, coaching is all about making the most of our potential. That’s why Mark Sanborn’s book ‘The Potential Principle’ immediately grabbed my attention. It’s not a book about perfectionism, it’s a book about improvement. To help us improve, Sanborn … Continue reading

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Is it time to step out from behind the camera and lose yourself in the moment?

In a coaching session recently with Emma Samways, the director of InEvents, we were discussing her ‘why’: she said – ‘In a world where we don’t take one picture to capture a memory but a million, it becomes easy to … Continue reading

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Twenty minutes to help you craft a successful 2018

Yesterday, a client – let’s call her Fiona – contacted me to set up her next session. I asked her if she’d had a good Christmas and how she’d spent New Year’s Eve. ‘Lovely Christmas, thanks. As for New Year, … Continue reading

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Do you spend your time on what adds most value?

Earlier this week, I met with a client – let’s call her Julia – who felt that she’d lost her focus at work. Knowing that she wanted to address this in her next session, I had previously asked her to … Continue reading

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Why should we sweat the small stuff?

As you may have noticed, I like a motivational quote: in fact, I collect them. One very popular saying is Don’t sweat the small stuff. There are even books about how we can use this saying to help us live … Continue reading

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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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Magpie or eagle? Which approach will serve you best?

Kieran and I were discussing an issue he was having with his team. As we talked, he was writing on a sticky note each element of the problem as he saw it and was sticking them to the wall. We’d … Continue reading

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