Tag Archives: progress

When good habits turn bad

Following your most recent performance appraisal, did you decide that you would run more regular 1:1 meetings with your direct reports, or spend half an hour each morning planning your day or have an afternoon each week working at home … Continue reading

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How’s 2019 been so far? Time for a mid-year review

As I write this post, it’s the 182nd day of 2019; 183 days of the year left. In conversations over the last few days, I’ve heard comments like ‘how can it be July already?‘ , ‘I can’t believe we’re halfway … Continue reading

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Why keep a journal?

Last week, a client asked me if I keep a journal and if so, why. ‘I do,’ I answered. ‘It helps me sort my thoughts out.’ ‘I’m not sure what you mean – can you tell me more about that?’ … Continue reading

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Which burger will your current self choose and will your future self thank you?

There’s a saying you see doing the rounds on the internet – Do something today that your future self will thank you for What does that look like in practice? I once read an interesting illustration that used burgers as … Continue reading

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What are you tolerating?

I saw this tweet a few days ago: “‘What do you want for Mother’s Day?’ my 10 year old asks as he steps over the lacrosse stick he left in the middle of the dining room floor for the past … Continue reading

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Building resilience on the foundations of past experience

A client of mine – let’s call her Josie –went through a very stressful situation at work last year. I don’t need to tell you what the situation is: I’m sure that just the words ‘very stressful situation’ will spark … Continue reading

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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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