Tag Archives: personal development

My six daily reminders

As we go through our lives, we collect nuggets of wisdom along the way. Some of those are particularly helpful for a season, some may be relevant for a lifetime. Having read a post earlier this year in which the … Continue reading

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T: find out what it means to me

Recently, I had a conversation with a client about respect: what it means, how it works, whether it’s necessary and since then, I’ve been pondering respect (and having that Aretha Franklin song stuck in my mind too!). ‘Respect’ can have … Continue reading

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Got to or get to? Change what you say to change what you think

A couple of weeks ago, I was just finishing a session with a client – let’s call him Richard – and I asked him what else he was doing for the remainder of the day. ‘I should write a business … Continue reading

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Embracing Imposter Syndrome

Picture the scene – you’re in your smartest clothes, a portfolio of your work and a copy of your presentation in your bag and you’re waiting in reception to be called to your interview. The door opens, you see the … Continue reading

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Can collaboration create more success than competition?

We’re told it’s a ‘dog eat dog’ world but does it have to be? A client of mine – let’s call him Matt – is a solo entrepreneur in competitive marketplace. He was feeling frustrated that someone in the same … Continue reading

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Want a different outcome? Choose how you respond

Last week, one of my clients – let’s call him Paul – was telling me about how frustrated he becomes when certain things happen. ‘What really irritates me is that the end result is always the same. I’m annoyed, stressed … Continue reading

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Do you ever talk yourself out of opportunities?

When I was a child, I used to get myself quite worked up before going to events. I was shy and felt awkward walking into a classroom, a birthday party or a family celebration. What’s interesting about this is that … Continue reading

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