Tag Archives: inspiration

The value of not hiding our flaws

One of my clients – let’s call him Ben – is a great manager. His team love working for him, he builds great working relationships with other departments and he has the full support and respect of his manager. We … Continue reading

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Recovering from a bad day – lessons from long jumping, ballroom dancing and American football

After a busy day earlier this week, I settled down with a cuppa and watched a few minutes of the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two. If you’re not familiar with it, it’s a spin off from the main … Continue reading

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From August 2011: What makes you come alive?

I’m taking a screen break for a couple of weeks so am bringing you a couple of August archive posts – this week, it’s the turn of What makes you come alive? There’s no denying the fact that we are … Continue reading

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I can and I will – Nadiya Jamir Hussain

After last week’s post about Scott Dinsmore, a couple of my coaching clients emailed me to tell me how they’d been inspired by Nadiya Jamir Hussain. Nadiya is the 2015 winner of BBC’s Great British Bake Off 2015 and in … Continue reading

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Do you want to live your legend? A tribute to Scott Dinsmore

Having been off the grid myself for a couple of weeks, I only recently heard of the tragic death of one of my inspirations, Scott Dinsmore, the founder of Live Your Legend. Scott and his wife, Chelsea, have been spending … Continue reading

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Passion or practice? Which do you need to succeed?

As I walk to my desk, I pass this orange wall: Every time I see it, I ponder what that means for me (ah, that’s what it’s supposed to do!). I wanted to find out what had inspired Steve Martin to … Continue reading

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​Striding forward or sliding back?  Moving towards your goals

Last month, we spent a week in Venabu, Norway. This was the view from our room: But we weren’t there to gaze at Muen, no matter how lovely it is: we were there to learn to cross-country ski. On day … Continue reading

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