Tag Archives: perspective

Do you know how to navigate your journey through the world of work?

Despite having spent almost every holiday over the last twenty years walking up a hill or along a coast, I am not that good at reading maps. On a recent holiday in the glorious scenery of North Devon, I had … 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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Take a look through someone else’s eyes: the power of perspective

Have you ever been in this situation? You look across the office to see a colleague looking angry or distressed. ‘What’s wrong?‘ you ask. ‘Look at this email I’ve had – unbelievable!‘ comes the reply. You go over to read … Continue reading

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It’s not just the Millennials who have an issue with technology

There’s a clip on YouTube of Simon Sinek talking to Tom Bilyeu about millennials in the workplace which has been viewed over 9 million times. If you haven’t seen it before, here it is – and it’s well worth watching: … Continue reading

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Do you want a different result? Ask a different question

Last week, I met a client at The Castle Inn in Bradford on Avon. As I waiting at the bar, I noticed a stack of blank job applications and I picked one up. Am I thinking of a new career? … Continue reading

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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

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When ‘fight or flight’ isn’t right – how to be objective in a stressful situation

Picture the scene – you’ve had a busy morning at a client site, you’re just crammed yourself onto a delayed train to get to your next meeting, there are no seats so you’re clinging onto an overhead rail for dear … Continue reading

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