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Do you need a new identity?

We often set our goals based on performance targets. If we are trying to incorporate a new habit into our work or life, it maybe more beneficial to define who we are rather than what we do. I was talking a … Continue reading

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Do you need to restore your factory settings?

Recently I had a session with a coaching client who is very tech-savvy and often uses technical imagery in her conversation. She – let’s call her Laura – used a phrase which really caught my attention – ‘The project’s got … Continue reading

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Eggshells and elephants

Making sure our lovely chickens are well-fed is a priority for us: happy well-nourished chickens lay great eggs. Great eggs need strong shells and strong shells need plenty of calcium. One of the ways in which we provide that calcium … Continue reading

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Structures and creativity – friends or foes?

Error message Three things are certain: Death, taxes, and lost data. Guess which has occurred. That’s a haiku. A haiku is a Japanese poetic form using seventeen syllables, usually split over three lines, the first having five syllables, the second … Continue reading

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STOP in order to move on again

Everyone I talk to is so busy at the moment – in fact, some of them are so busy that they don’t even have time to stop and talk. They just flash a hurried smile on the stairs as we … Continue reading

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How can a power cut help productivity?

Earlier this week, my office had no power. For several hours, there was no hum of office equipment, just the hum of conversation as people got on with their day with no email, no phones and no coffee! What was … Continue reading

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To paraphrase William Morris…

I’ve just moved offices this week. Again. I think it’s the fourteenth time I’ve moved desks in this company – but they say that a change is as good as a rest so I should be feeling pretty rested soon and … Continue reading

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