Category Archives: Life coaching

What would your best friend say?

“Being honest may not get you a lot of friends but it’ll always get you the right ones” – John Lennon “What would your best friend say?” is a really strong coaching question That’s usefully posed when someone is stuck in their thinking; sometimes an … Continue reading

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Five things to remember when reading a map

It was Alford Korzybski that stated, “A map is not the territory it represents, but if correct, it has a similar structure to the territory, which accounts for its usefulness.” What this means is that our perception of reality is … Continue reading

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Did you think about that colour first?

I was running out of the house this morning to catch a train, grabbed a jacket and jumped into the car. When I got out at the station, I was appalled to realise that I had taken a black jacket … Continue reading

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Coaching or mentoring? – or maybe counselling?

Occasionally I get asked what the difference is between a coach and a mentor. Good question, so I’ve put together this blog to simply explain the difference. While the communication skills used are similar – such as asking questions and … Continue reading

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