Tag: Personal Development

10 Things You Don’t Want To Hear But Really Need To

November 30, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

This is a great guest post about change, by Ali Davies, a coach and trainer I truly respect and enjoy. You’ll find her details at the bottom of the piece. “When you are trying to create change in your life or work it can feel very hard. When that happens it is easy to fall […]

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The Beauty of Coaching

December 10, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Picture – for a moment – the first time you tried something new. It may not have gone quite to plan. It might have been an abject failure. Yet with encouragement, persistence and learning from your mistakes, you achieved it in the end. This is what coaching is all about. From our very earliest experiences […]

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Coach Me Right Now – Coaching for Everyone, 24/7!

November 12, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

We are delighted to introduce a brand new concept in coaching. A concept that is inexpensive, delivers huge benefits for users and is available online, 24/7 anywhere around the world! Coach Me Right Now comes from a thought; an idea; that the coaching format that has come to be is much more expensive than many […]

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Do You Dare To Dream?

April 24, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Cool little video on dreaming, goal setting, comfort zones, vision, feeling the fear and more. So, do you dare to dream? Share this:

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Making Progress is What Counts

November 27, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Life is about progress. We aim to improve; achieve; get better; feel good about ourselves in almost everything we do. Yet we often make the mistake of believing that the challenges we face are simply too big. Or they are too scary. Or maybe we would be just as well if we didn’t take that […]

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More Creative Than We Think

November 21, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

There was a time in my corporate life where I would never have given a thought to my capacity, or even need for creativity. Sure, we all went along to assessment centres and made nuclear power stations out of stick-back plastic and the insides of toilet rolls (a la Blue Peter). But my day-job was […]

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Stephen Covey – My Life Changer

July 17, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

It is with deep regret that I heard of the loss of Stephen Covey. 14 years ago, I was helping out a group of trainers in a management development centre. A manager of almost 25 years myself at that time, I guess I was seen as someone who enjoyed imparting objective development support to my […]

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Personal PR – How To Fly Your Own Flag

March 2, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

On many occasions of any career, there are times where it’s vital to represent yourself fully. To make the best publicity you can for ‘yours sincerely’. And there are easy tactics you can use… Whether you are applying for a promotion in your existing organization; looking for a new job altogether; or simply experiencing a […]

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Delegation – To Whom? When?

February 15, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

In a recent interview, Ron Dennis of the McLaren Formula 1 team said, “I’m the executive chairman, but if I delegate a role, I’ll step away & let that person get on with it”. When we lead and manage teams, we cannot stand alone and do it all by ourselves on our own. Our role […]

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Leadership Lessons Out of ‘The West Wing’

December 6, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Many of you will remember that I’m steadily working my way through the 7 seasons of ‘The West Wing’ boxed set. And so far, it’s not difficult to appreciate why so many Americans (and others) would readily take Jed Bartlett as their President. There are many aspects of Bartlett that are agreeable and none more […]

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