Category Archives: Coaching

There is no failure, only feedback

It’s true! The presupposition that there is no such thing as failure, only feedback is central to our ability to learn. It opens up neural pathways and you will find that you are more open to leaning if you accept … Continue reading

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Part 2 of: Are you really listening . . . or are you just waiting for your turn to talk?

So in my previous blog, I talked about how powerful learning somebody else’s language can be. In this blog, I’d like to talk about modalities(1) – or how we use our senses to operate in the world. Understanding modalities increases … Continue reading

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12 ways to make meetings more productive and so claim back time

    “One of the very worst uses of time is to do something very well that need not to be done at all.” Brian Tracy Do you call meetings, attend meetings or avoid meetings? Meetings are a really useful … Continue reading

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If reading this is a displacement activity, read on

Procrastination is the thief of time – Edward Young Does procrastination make people happy? Does it improve performance? The short answer from the accumulated research literature is “no” on both accounts. You may remember a previous blog where I mentioned a client that was making procrastination … Continue reading

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How do you convince someone else to do it?

How do you talk to yourself when you are succeeding? – think of a time when you have achieved success – did you, for instance, need to do it? Want to do it? Have to do it? The way we … Continue reading

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It’s better to light a candle than to curse the darkness

There have been many occasions when I have worked with clients to change the negative conversations that they are continually having with themselves – these often show up as limiting beliefs; “I can’t talk to them about it” “I should … Continue reading

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New year, new inspiration

Just a short blog as I sign off til after the festive season to say thank you to all of you that have joined me through the year and to all of those that I have worked with. It’s been … Continue reading

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