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Stop worrying about what others think

Worried about what people think?

Last week, I went to see Alain de Botton speak about his new book "School of Life". The School of Life offers online and in person courses on a variety of topics, but the general aim seems to be to help people live as purposeful, anxiety-free…

Making things happen

It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.Leonardo da Vinci Sometimes things don't progress as you'd like. You might not be getting…
inclusive leadership coaching

Why Inclusive Leadership?

And how to be an inclusive leader. Relatively few managers will be unaware of the fact that the workforce has now changed. To lead a successful team or business, they must be aware that there will be a diverse range of cultural backgrounds,…
coaching options and choices

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…

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…

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…