Tag Archives: resilience

How to get over ‘last time’

Have you ever been in a situation where you have to repeat an action which went badly the last time you did it? I hear people say things like ‘The last time I contributed to a team project, my ideas … 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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Recovering from a bad day – lessons from long jumping, ballroom dancing and American football

After a busy day earlier this week, I settled down with a cuppa and watched a few minutes of the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two. If you’re not familiar with it, it’s a spin off from the main … Continue reading

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How coaching can help you handle stress

Here is a picture of one of our vegetable beds at the height of Summer: Even the most horticulturally-minded of you is probably thinking ‘I’ve never seen those vegetables before.’ Well spotted! There are indeed no vegetables in that vegetable … Continue reading

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Bad day?

‘Remember the theme tune from Friends?’ asked my client – let’s call her Olivia – at the beginning of a session a while back. ‘I do and I guess we’re both going to have it stuck in our heads all … Continue reading

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Should you rush past problems?

It may be arrogant of me to want to disagree with Einstein but I think that most of us would probably suggest that he was actually ‘so smart’. However, he does have a point. These days, life moves so fast … Continue reading

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How high will you bounce?

I was talking with a client the other day about those popular buzzwords in business at the moment – ‘flexibility’ and ‘agility’. Peter* commented that whilst those were all very well, what underpinned those qualities so essential in business and … Continue reading

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