Tag Archives: opportunities

One way to help you get what you want

Picture this. You’re a shop assistant in a huge department store. You’re standing near the entrance when you notice someone standing by the store guide, just staring at it. You go over and say – ‘Good morning, can I help … Continue reading

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What if you can’t change the things you hate?

Coaching transforms people. People who are being coached are changed by the process and as part of that process, they often change the situations in which they find themselves. However, sometimes a client doesn’t have sufficient control over a situation … Continue reading

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If you always do what you always did, you’ll always get what you always got

Every now and then, when I feel the need to be somewhere filled with sunshine and olive groves and the fragrance of oleander (ie most days during a typical English summer!), I reach for my copy of Under the Tuscan … Continue reading

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Got issues?

We’ve all got issues, haven’t we? Too much work. The traffic’s dreadful. Your wi-fi won’t work. The project’s running late. That meeting’s been rescheduled again. Do your issues weigh you down? Before each coaching session, I ask my clients to … Continue reading

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Want to be an opportunity-maker?

Most of us can think of a friend who’s brilliant at connecting people; someone who always knows exactly the person you need to contact, whether it’s someone to paint your house, help you take the next step in your career, … Continue reading

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Finding shades of grey

We are all capable of filtering how we receive information from the world around us. One of the filters I come across most often is the ‘black and white’ filter. Whatever popular fiction might tell us, there are no shades … Continue reading

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Opening new doors

Sometimes when I read a book, see something on TV or get inspired by a conversation with a colleague, I can immediately see how beneficial a particular course of action would be for me. Almost instantaneously, my mind fills with … Continue reading

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