Tag Archives: progress

Want to make progress? Take a step back

Picture this. You’re out on a walk. Although it’s rained a lot lately, today is a glorious day, the birds are singing and there’s a gentle breeze.  You’ve been striding out, keeping a good pace and all is right with … Continue reading

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Want to get stuff done?

Whoever we are, whatever our employment status, we’re all subject to deadlines. What do we do with deadlines? Maybe you put them in your online calendar, write them in paper diary, add them to a wall planner. Then what happens? … Continue reading

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Is September the new January?

There’s a hint of autumn in the air here in the UK. As I walked to a meeting this morning, I noticed that leaves are starting to turn yellow, hedgerows are laden with blackberries and tiny children swamped in new … Continue reading

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Dealing with demotivation (part 5)

Here on the blog, August 2018 has been dedicated to dealing with demotivation. We’ve thought about: comparison and loss; not knowing and fear; inadequate goal-setting and lack of external stimulus; the impact of other people and of lack of autonomy. … Continue reading

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On course or drifting? Time for a half year review

On 1 July, we will be halfway through 2018. A couple of years ago, I wrote that we were experiencing a volatile time in the world – it seems that nothing much has changed since then. Whilst some things are … Continue reading

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How do you know if you’re good enough?

Occasionally when reading, I don’t entirely agree with the author. Seth Godin wrote ‘Good enough stopped being good enough a long time ago so why not be great?’: Jim Collins wrote ‘Good is the enemy of great.’ I understand what they … Continue reading

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Are you being good or getting better?

‘I hate making mistakes,’ sighed my client – let’s call him Mike – when he arrived at our session. ‘I’m a right-first-time kind of person and this is doing my head in.’ Mike’s recently taken on a new role and … Continue reading

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