Tag Archives: noticing

Need a new perspective on an issue? Try a new frame

Imagine you have a wonderful photo that you’d like to display. You take it to a picture framer to have it professionally mounted and she asks you what kind of frame you’d like. ‘I usually go for a plain black … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Not burnt out but browned out?

We’ve all experienced a power blackout when everything shuts down and we need to get out the camp stove to make a cuppa. Have you ever noticed a ‘brownout’? That’s when the lights flicker and maybe some of your electrical … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

What’s the story you’re telling yourself?

It’s been a week of story-telling. In two client coaching sessions and during one conversation with a friend, I have found myself asking them to describe to me the story they are telling themselves. One of them was telling himself … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Seven years on – how blogging changed my life

Back in 2010, I was in a session with my coach talking about my future goals and aspirations. We talked about my love of writing and Liza challenged me to put my writing out there in public view: the thought … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Does it pay to be curious?

Probably my favourite quote is this from Albert Einstein: ‘I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.’ Einstein’s passionate curiosity led him to imagine what it might be like to ride on a beam of light – a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment