Category Archives: Wellbeing

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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Invest in people and they will invest in you

Investing in people, whether time or money, is a fairly basic concept. But when it comes to coaching, there is an increasing need to understand and report back what the ROI (Return on Investment) is, as though that premis doesn’t … Continue reading

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Beware – are you part of the drama?

Have you ever been involved in some sort of drama? At some stage, most of us have. Often unwittingly and usually with positive intent, we get involved in somebody else’s difficult issue. Has a colleague ever confided in you that … 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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How many steps to the great leap forward?

“Happiness can be found in even the darkest of places, if only one remembers to turn on the light” – Dumbledore Self esteem can be described as the respect one has for oneself – so low self-esteem is a lonely … Continue reading

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Are you letting your fear decide your future?

As a coach, I spend a lot of time with people who are thinking about or working towards future objectives. However, occasionally, I work with people who are fending off the future that they see it being full of doom … 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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