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3 statements that cause most of life’s dramas

I went to a BBQ on the weekend and caught up with an old friend who I hadn’t seen in 15 years. The last time we met was in our 30s. He had married since and taken a corporate role.

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Why “I” can never be happy

This is my first post on happiness, I’m not obsessed with having to be happy; you’ll see why by reading on. Happiness is a popular subject. It seems everyone wants more of it; there is even a conference about happiness

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How to be hopeful

I think hope is a big deal. If I feel low on hope then I make it a priority to find a way to get some. This post shows you how to always have some hope by changing your perspective

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My 5 worst career mistakes (& how you can avoid making them)

Below are the five lessons I learnt, under each lesson is the story of the mistake I made in order to learn each lesson. Hopefully you can learn from my mistakes 1. Being right when it didn’t matter (inability to

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Warning signs: something is just not right!

In this post I’m going to tell you a story about Ralph (pictured left). Ralph is a character I made up using a number of current coaching clients and their challenges and situations. Ralph’s story is interesting as I believe

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What airplane safety demonstrations tell us about conducting performance reviews

In airplane safety demonstrations they ask you to put on your own oxygen mask prior to considering others. It is the same with performance management. Help yourself first, get aware of your perception biases; only then should you attempt to help others

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