Category Archives: Resilience

Why does organisational change create so much resistance?

As anyone who works for an organisation will have experienced (and, for some, this will be a constant), organisational change is not easy. Regardless how well intentioned the change is, some employees will still try to avoid, resist, or event sabotage organisational … Continue reading

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Change something! 10 ways to be happier at work

Bleaugh. It’s Monday again and it’s time to get back to work. Some weeks are great; projects are firing on all cylinders, everyone’s getting on just fine and the sun is shining. Then there are other times when you are … 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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A Seasonal Cautionary Tale

Case Study I am currently working with a client who is suffering from an extreme case of bullying. It appears that the client has been advised by colleagues to watch out as his line manager (who I’ll call Mr C) … Continue reading

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Take care of yourself during the ‘Silly Season’

I’ve just realised that Christmas is just around the corner. This was prompted by my brother calling to check which day we’d arranged to get together before the new year. Only two weeks away! My time clock seems to have stuck … Continue reading

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Believe you can and you’re half way there – Roosevelt

Here’s some of the beliefs that I’ve heard from some of my coachees: “I won’t get that job” “I’m too old to achieve that now” “I never achieve what I want to” “I can only succeed if I exhaust myself … Continue reading

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There is no failure, only feedback

The presupposition that there is no failure, only feedback is central to our ability to learn. It opens up our neural pathways. We become braver, take more risks, become more creative and thus innovation is born. You may well find … Continue reading

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