Tag Archives: success

Take a look through someone else’s eyes: the power of perspective

Have you ever been in this situation? You look across the office to see a colleague looking angry or distressed. ‘What’s wrong?‘ you ask. ‘Look at this email I’ve had – unbelievable!‘ comes the reply. You go over to read … 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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Want to succeed? Help others to succeed

We read that empathy in the workplace (or indeed anywhere) is important. How about compassion? What’s the difference? A client and I were discussing this recently and so we looked up the definitions. The Cambridge Dictionary defines empathy as follows: … Continue reading

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Do you want a different result? Ask a different question

Last week, I met a client at The Castle Inn in Bradford on Avon. As I waiting at the bar, I noticed a stack of blank job applications and I picked one up. Am I thinking of a new career? … Continue reading

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Is it possible to be scared of success?

Imagine this conversation – ‘What are you thinking about? You look worried.’ ‘I have nothing to wear.’ ‘I’m pretty sure that’s not true – can you be more specific?’ ‘For the Oscars. I have nothing to wear to the Oscars.’ … Continue reading

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Twenty minutes to help you craft a successful 2018

Yesterday, a client – let’s call her Fiona – contacted me to set up her next session. I asked her if she’d had a good Christmas and how she’d spent New Year’s Eve. ‘Lovely Christmas, thanks. As for New Year, … Continue reading

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