Never knowingly letting facts stand in the way of a good assumption….


It’s amazing – and as a coach, I come across this all the time – people behave like they have some sort of innate psychic ability...

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Dare you discuss your work performance?


If offered a coach to help their sports performance, most people would jump at the chance. So why would engaging a coach for work performance be any different?

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6 Top Q&A’s for Managing Conflict in the Workplace


My team are constantly in conflict – what can I do about this?
There’s rarely one reason why teams are in ongoing conflict. Some...

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Just do it! Why it’s not that simple and what to do about it…


'Just get on with it!' I've a stack of jobs to do, but just can't seem to make traction. If only giving myself a stern talking to would solve the problem...

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Stop the Bus! How to Deal with Overwhelm…


I was working with someone this week who confided in me that she was feeling completely overwhelmed with work. My response? ‘Stop the bus!’

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Top Tips for Developing a Coaching Style


‘Coaching’s great, but I don’t have time to coach my teams’. Let’s be clear, we aren’t talking about managers and leaders being coaches in the same way...

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Helping you move the rug when you’re stood on it – The power of coaching


My late and much-missed mentor used to have a brilliant phrase when I was bogged down in work issues –

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So you’re a coach? That’s like a football coach, right?


‘You’re a coach? What, like a football coach?’ This is a regular response when people find out what I do for a living – and to be honest

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Put down the phone… Step away from the phone… The power of habits


Did you set any goals or resolutions for new year? One of mine was to reduce

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Top Tips For Setting Goals That Work…


So you’ve been all fired up to make that change, but reality’s dawning… Here are some tips on how to set goals that stick...

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Struggling with your resolutions or goals? This could be the reason…


Personal ‘Pain Points’ usually motivate us to make a change. The problem is that we don’t always work on the right issue. Some tips to remember are...

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New Year – To resolve, or not to resolve – that is the question…


So… amidst all the opinions, the question remains, ‘Is New Year a good time for Resolutions,’ and should we be doing them anyway?

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Solving the Christmas Shopping Dilemma…


Well, it’s that ‘Time of Year’ again! I was in town last week and was struck by how stressed and unhappy all the shoppers looked. We’re sold a dream of a joyous Christmas, but in reality...

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FREE Taster Sessions for Schools – 9th October 2018


FREE Taster Sessions for Schools. 9th October 2018. Click for more information or to book...

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Oppressed by the tyranny of opinion? There is an alternative…


it appears that everyone MUST have an opinion and MUST choose whether any individual is a ‘demon’ or an ‘angel’...

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How to make ‘Doing the Right Thing’ a little easier…


In difficult situations, we’re often overcome by fear and uncertainty regarding the possible consequences of our actions and decisions...

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The Power of Positive Disruption is Yours…


Some thoughts on the theme of 'Positive Disruption'... Change behaviour by changing viewpoints and mindsets - create a new 'normal'...

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Tired of playing the Bad Guy? Why not play yourself instead….?


‘I’m not scared of playing the bad guy’. Why when we need to give negative feedback,

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