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Is ‘bouncing back’ an essential part of resilience?

Resilience comes up frequently both in coaching conversations and conversations I have with friends and family. It’s a much desired quality in the workplace and a very useful quality in life too. I’ve written about resilience on this blog before … Continue reading

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Seven ways to expand your mind

‘I’m so frustrated,’ groaned my client – let’s call him Andy, ‘I have never struggled to learn anything new before. I was one of those annoying kids who picked stuff up easily and was praised for being clever. I just … Continue reading

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When you’ve made the big changes, what’s next?

During the course of a coaching programme, many of my clients will make some pretty big changes to their work or to their lives. These big changes have dramatic results. What happens after that? Is that it – job done? … Continue reading

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If ‘fitting in’ is your goal, don’t read this

Hold onto your hats, readers, big news coming. When I was a child, I occasionally did stuff wrong. I know, shocking news, huh? Not only did I do stuff wrong, I blamed someone else for leading me astray – ‘she … Continue reading

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Seven years on – how blogging changed my life

Back in 2010, I was in a session with my coach talking about my future goals and aspirations. We talked about my love of writing and Liza challenged me to put my writing out there in public view: the thought … Continue reading

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Would you like to have truly great thoughts?

Last week, I was in the beautiful Leutasch Valley in Austria and it was glorious. We had fantastic weather, stayed in a great hotel, and the scenery was stunning. We walked above a deep gorge, across Alpine meadows full of … Continue reading

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One way to help you get what you want

Picture this. You’re a shop assistant in a huge department store. You’re standing near the entrance when you notice someone standing by the store guide, just staring at it. You go over and say – ‘Good morning, can I help … Continue reading

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