Tag Archives: focus

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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If you want to be truly present, sometimes you need to choose to be absent

After my last post about how we need to pay attention to gaps, one of my subscribers emailed me to ask me about another kind of gap – a gap he observes in his own attention, whether that’s at work … Continue reading

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On course or drifting? Time for a half year review

On 1 July, we will be halfway through 2018. A couple of years ago, I wrote that we were experiencing a volatile time in the world – it seems that nothing much has changed since then. Whilst some things are … Continue reading

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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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