Tag Archives: problem-solving

Did you get caught in a decision-making trap?

My last post, Tough calls and conquering indecision, provoked a few emails from readers describing times they felt they had made a poor decision. Those poor decisions aligned with several themes – traps that we can all fall into when … Continue reading

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Tough calls and conquering indecision

My client, let’s call her Sophie, had a decision to make. It was a big decision with far-reaching ramifications. She was struggling. ‘And the problem is,’ she sighed, ‘it seems to have made me incapable of making any decisions at … Continue reading

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Dealing with obstacles

Last week, I was on holiday in the historic village of Eyam in England’s beautiful Peak District. One evening, my husband and I decided that we would walk a couple of miles across the fields for dinner at a pub … Continue reading

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Running away from your own feet

I recently watched ‘Cloudy with a chance of meatballs‘– yes, I know the sequel has just been released but what can I say? I live in the country, I don’t get to the cinema very often. I was really struck … Continue reading

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The same level of thinking

My friend Sam brought these curious creatures into the office the other day – they were so intriguing we decided to give them a breath of fresh air and take them out into the Spring sunshine. As we crouched down … 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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A little explore

I have no innate sense of direction. I think East just sounds like it should be on the left-hand side of the compass (no, I have no idea why either) and I simply cannot carry a map in my head. If there’s … Continue reading

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