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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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Paths lead off in *all* directions

Back in the twentieth century when Pong was about as high tech as it got, my brother, Andrew, whiled away his hours with books rather than computer games. He particularly liked those ‘Choose your own adventure’ books in which the reader took … Continue reading

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Lessons from Norine, Cissie and Jessie

Named after our grandmothers, Jessie, Cissie and Norine are our lovely hens. We did have a fourth chicken originally named Sybil but unfortunately she turned out to be Cyril and that’s another story. Since they came to live with us … Continue reading

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