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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…
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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…
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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…
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What's really going on for them?

Finding out what's behind the words We make so many assumptions when it comes to communicating with others.  We have to, as we generally don’t have time to read between the lines.  This leads to snap decisions and judgements.  Much of…
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Listen better to improve relationships

https://youtu.be/Kd9kM590Tto As an executive and business coach, I work with a broad range of clients, be they part of a large organisation or agile, ambitious start up, and everything in between. I constantly reflect on what value I might…
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Delegation - what gets in the way

What is it about delegation?   Delegation has so many benefits and is a vital part of effective working, so why do we have such trouble doing it? I guess as humans we generally don’t like change. As your role or business changes,…
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Building Resilience Skills

 Resilience = the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties When we face difficult situations, whether at home or at work, it's useful to have a toolbox of strategies that we can turn to.  Resilience is something that we can get good…
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What would you do if you weren't afraid?

How would things be different without fear? If you woke up tomorrow morning and no longer experienced fear, what would your life be like? This isn't about getting rid of the fears that protect us, like those that fear pain if we jump from…