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  • Have you mastered midlife?

    Are you in Midlife?  Feel like your career has plateaued or is no longer rewarding? If you answered yes, then you’re not alone. Often leaders in midlife start to feel less engaged with their career or their job roles. Has your focus changed? A feature of midlife is a changing focus from ourselves and our Continue reading »

  • 3 Tips to build personal presence

    As a leader, you usually want to get noticed, to build your professional profile and get recognised and known by customers, colleagues, investors, media etc.  You can’t rely on your company marketing campaign to do this alone.  It’s down to you to build your own reputation and personal presence in all areas of your life. Here Continue reading »

  • The Holiday Homework that will Change Your Life

    You may have read articles about business leaders such as Richard Branson, Warren Buffet and Bill Gates habitually taking time away from work to think and reflect. These successful people truly value having quality time to think. Thinking Time For many, the act of thinking is an underdeveloped skill.  I’m not talking about daydreaming, fantasising Continue reading »

  • Why should I hire a coach? What do I need to consider?

    Are you thinking about getting a coach?  Perhaps you need help to achieve a goal, resolve a challenge or create a new direction for your life and you’re wondering if you should hire a coach. Here are a few of the many reasons working with a coach could help you transform your life. A coach, unlike Continue reading »

  • PERSONAL VALUES Why are they important?

      Our values are the things that are important in the way we live and work. When we are clear what our values are, we can use them to make decisions and determine our priorities. Often when we live our life in line with our values, we feel more authentic, harmonious, comfortable and confident in ourself. My Continue reading »

  • Low confidence holding you back?

    The work environment is increasingly competitive and challenging.  For competitive types this can create healthy tension and spur them to work faster, harder, longer.  For others, a competitive and stressful environment may trigger feelings of self-doubt and low confidence. What is low confidence? Low confidence could be described as having negative thoughts about yourself and Continue reading »

  • 8 Steps To Living With More Ease

    Living With More Ease. Recently I’ve been exploring living with more ease, mulling it over, trying to work out what ‘ease’ means for me and why I’ve felt so motivated to move towards it in recent years. My dictionary defines ‘ease’ as the absence of difficulty, effort or trouble. Or to make something less serious or Continue reading »

  • 4 Reasons to Future Proof Your Life

    The world of work is rapidly changing. Many of us will need to work longer, with less job security and adapt to new ways of working? The 4 Reasons to Future Proof Your Life 1)  Working Longer We’re living longer and retiring later than previous generations. If your current lifestyle is detrimental to a healthy life, Continue reading »

  • “Spring is the time of plans and projects”

    “SPRING IS THE TIME OF PLANS AND PROJECTS”  (Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina) SPRING HAS ARRIVED In the northern hemisphere, our meteorological spring began on March 1st and the spring equinox falls on March 20th. Spring is the season of new growth, renewal and new beginnings and the signs of change are all around us. In spring we Continue reading »

  • High Expectations and the Pygmalion Effect

    Working with a client this week caused me to reflect on the importance of communicating high expectations to individuals and teams and sincerely getting behind them, believing they will meet your expectations and deliver organisational goals. Many factors contribute to a person’s or team’s success including their skills and capabilities, resources and their personal motivation. Continue reading »