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Don't forget you do have choices

Your choices can change everything Choice is such an important part of life.  Most of us, are lucky enough to be able to make so many choices about how we behave, how we work and live.  We can chose how to react to others, to situations -…
The pearl and oyster analogy

Tools for resilience - the pearl and the oyster

Resilience: The pearl and the oyster analogy During my time training as a resilience practitioner, I learnt many useful resilience techniques.  Learning that through adopting these, we can develop and become good at resilience was hugely inspiring…
Funding for coach

Business Coaching

Grants and Funding for Business Coaching Business West, an organisation that supports Businesses in the South West is offering government support for businesses to thrive. They believe that business coaching is an essential part of  ensuring…

Change your limiting beliefs

Are your limiting beliefs holding you back? On the simplest level, if you don’t feel generally satisfied, comfortable, strong about you and your place in the world, then it’s highly likely you will have some limiting beliefs holding you…
Coaching your narrative

Unknown to known : making change easier

Unknown ⇒ known Having the courage to face change Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change. - Mary Shelley, Frankenstein What is it about change that is so painful? It happens to us all the time and yet we…
Coaching your narrative

Would you like to increase your impact?

Creating an impact and developing gravitas It’s probably true that we could all do with some work on our presentation style.  I’m not particularly talking about standing up in front of an audience and delivering a speech, but more about…
Coaching your narrative

Actively seek out the good stuff

Hunt the good stuff As a coach I work with many hard working, often ambitious people who want to be clear about what they want and how they’re going to get there. In a competitive world, entrepreneurs, leaders, heads of business know they…
Coaching your narrative

Learning from your story

What can you learn from your story? Considering our own story is invaluable when considering our own life, work and development.  In a presentation on mentoring and narrative, Professor Bob Garvey, introduced the quote below from film maker…
Coaching your narrative

Case study - planning for further, more focused business growth

Coaching for the next steps in business growth Already the owner of an extremely successful business, client S now wanted to take a step back and consolidate before moving forward again.  He had grown the business to an extremely healthy level…