Tag Archives: progress

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.┬áSeth 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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What do you do when you’re not sure what you want to do?

I’ve lost count of how many times clients have said to me ‘I know I want something different but I just don’t know what it is.’ Whilst I’m an advocate of planning and goal-setting, I also know that things aren’t … Continue reading

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Four questions to solve a problem

Whether you’re a manager, a parent, a spouse, a friend or a colleague, at some point someone has come up to you and asked you to help them sort out a problem. Imagine a colleague says to you ‘I really … Continue reading

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