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Do you want your group to make better decisions? Try a stepladder!

Here is a scenario which has come up in discussions with several of my coaching clients over the years: do you recognise it? You are in a meeting where it seems that the same people contribute all the time. You … Continue reading

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Do you spend your time on what adds most value?

Earlier this week, I met with a client – let’s call her Julia – who felt that she’d lost her focus at work. Knowing that she wanted to address this in her next session, I had previously asked her to … Continue reading

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Work/life balance? It doesn’t work like that

Have you ever noticed that every now and then it feels like a particular concept is trying to get your attention? Making the most of our time is a conversation which often comes up, not just with my coaching clients, … Continue reading

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One hundred days

‘When you interview for a new job, they often ask you what you’d do in the first hundred days,’ said my client – let’s call him Phil. ‘Now I’m about to resign and I’m on three months’ notice, I’d like … Continue reading

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One thing leads to another: how to build success

I love a list. Lists keep me on track, they stop me forgetting important stuff, they help me notice the progress I’m making. Every now and then though, a list can be just a little daunting. Check this one out: … Continue reading

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Don’t watch the clock: do what it does

‘I thought that clock-watchers were those people who don’t have enough to do and were just longing for the day to end so they could go home,’ declared Julie as she was settling in to a recent coaching session, ‘but … Continue reading

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What would you do with an extra day?

It cannot have escaped your notice that 2016 is a leap year. Rather than the calendar flipping from 28 February to 1 March, on Monday our calendars will be dated 29 February. Two of my friends will actually be able … Continue reading

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