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4 warning signs that you’re too busy

I’m too busy at the moment… there I said it; guilty as charged. I’ve not posted on my blog for almost THREE months! So what’s going on with me when I neglect to do the things that are supposedly my

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Posted in Career, Change behaviour, Find meaning, Quiet

How I survived two days of HELL

  There are two things that completely unhinge me. A threat (either physical or psychological) to my family and someone wrongfully accusing me of a hurtful act. When both of these happened to me last week it took me to

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The one habit that as much as I try I cannot break

Some habits are so much part of us that we find it almost impossible to give them up, break or change them. There is one habit that is blocking me being the most useful person I can be. And the

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Posted in Career, Change behaviour, Mistakes

3 questions you probably never ask yourself (but should)

1.    How valid are my life assumptions? If I do “A” then “B” will happen. This is the model we use to set up our life activities. An example would be… … if I work for three years in this

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7 habits of highly ineffective people

Apologies for the somewhat negative headline but often saying what NOT to do is useful/helpful. In this post I’ll take you through what I see in my coaching work as the biggest blockers to effectiveness, they are simple but common.

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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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Posted in Find meaning, Improve attitude, Manage emotion

Hopelessness is useful

A lot of what I do in my coaching is creating hope, that a client’s circumstance can and will improve through a combination of intent and action. If things are hope-less we can become very low BUT it is in

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