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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Overcoming Procrastination – Step away from the cat videos…


You know those jobs that you put off, when you convince yourself that dusting the skirting boards is oh so important? Well it’s time for me to finish off my...

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The cost of stress at work – can you afford to ignore it?


The latest figures from the Office of National Statistics show that in 2016, 137.3 million working days were lost to sickness or injury in the UK...

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Free Safeguarding Event and new alliance for Bright Bird Coaching & Training


Book your FREE place at our Safeguarding event in October...

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How to overcome the accounting blues with bananas…


This isn’t so unusual for me and many other self-employed people, but the problem is today I’ve got the dreaded accounts to finish...

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Get out of your comfort zone – then it’s downhill all the way!


The reality, as I soon discovered, was that there was an alarming disparity between the difficulty of the runs and my ability to remain upright on my bike...

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Rufty-Tufty Jumpers and the art of faking it till you make it…


I then came up with a cunning plan/social experiment – if I made myself look more like the others, they’d think I was a good rider like them...

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Authentic Leadership, Birdseed and Droopy Plants…


One area of Authentic Leadership came to mind the other day, when I experienced problems with purchases I was making from two businesses...

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