Tag Archives: values

What do we do in the face of hatred?

Many of the conversations I have had this week with clients and friends have centred on the devastating suicide bombing in Manchester on Monday night. Like so many people, I have wondered how we deal with people who are motivated … Continue reading

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Job crafting: finding meaning in our work

An old story goes like this: Once a traveller came across three stonemasons, all chipping away at huge blocks of stone. He asks the first one what he is doing. ‘It’s pretty obvious, isn’t it? I’m cutting stone. And to … Continue reading

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The clocks go forward but I’m looking back

When I was a child, I found the concept of Daylight Saving Time to be rather baffling. I understood that I lost an hour in March and that I gained one in October: that bit was fine. What confused me … Continue reading

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Work/life balance? It doesn’t work like that

Have you ever noticed that every now and then it feels like a particular concept is trying to get your attention? Making the most of our time is a conversation which often comes up, not just with my coaching clients, … Continue reading

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It’s a sign! Changed priorities ahead

For the last couple of weeks, we’ve been in France. We drove about 650 miles during our trip: it was quite something getting used to driving on the ‘wrong’ side of the road and the different road signs: yellow diamonds, symbols that look … Continue reading

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Want to shape your future? Then you need my free e-book

Writing blog posts each week gives me the chance to share with you some of the tips, techniques and lessons that I and my coaching clients learn through our work together. However, I feel like it’s time I offered you … Continue reading

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Observing boundaries

We spent last week cross-country skiing through the Finnish taiga. Much of our route followed the border between Russia and Finland and at the beginning of our adventure, our guide, Petri, explained to us how important it was to keep … Continue reading

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