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How do we build trust?

Good relationships are built on trust. This is true whether we’re talking about relationships with friends, colleagues, families or people with whom we do business. As a coach, trust is essential to my work and it is a foundation stone … Continue reading

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Why isn’t your delegating working?

Frustration was written all over Mike’s (name has been changed) face as he arrived at our session. ‘How are you?’ I asked, tentatively. ‘Annoyed with myself,’ he answered, ‘although I don’t know why I didn’t expect this to happen.’ He … Continue reading

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Can difficult conversations be made any easier?

We all have to have tricky conversations from time to time. At work, they might start with ‘Have you got five minutes for a quick chat?’ (usually at 5.25pm on a Friday!); at home, ‘We need to talk’ might be … 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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