Tag Archives: success

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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Surviving or thriving?

Whilst discussing the definition of success with a client recently, she said to me ‘I’m surviving but I’m not really thriving.’ As part of Claire’s session, we did some research into ‘thriving’. In her book, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining … Continue reading

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How do you define success?

The Oxford English Dictionary defines ‘success’ thus: The accomplishment of an aim or purpose. The attainment of fame, wealth, or social status. A person or thing that achieves desired aims or attains fame, wealth, etc. The media certainly suggests to … Continue reading

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