• Embrace the Neutral Zone

    Two books published 30 and 40 years ago have guided me along my personal and professional journey. New inspiring and informative books are published and yet I regularly return to my favourites: The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey and Transitions: Making Sense of Life’s Changes by William Bridges. Currently I’m revisiting Continue reading »

  • What are you afraid to do?

    Many coaching clients want to overcome fear. They want to develop courage to step out of their comfort zone, take risks and face their fears. This might include: ·     Giving feedback to someone ·     Speaking up for something they believe in ·     Challenging the status quo ·     Saying no, establishing boundaries ·     Public Speaking Stepping out of our comfort zone Continue reading »

  • There’s no time like the present to build a network.

    Networking is quite simply the development of mutually beneficial relationships. Some of us are natural networkers. We see it as a strategic activity, really enjoy meeting new people, sharing information and being helpful.  Others find it more challenging, often because of the time and energy it requires and the perception of networking.  Here are a Continue reading »

  • Be Confident in Meetings

    Attending meetings, either in person or via conference call is a feature of business life. It can seem as though we spend our working days running from meeting to meeting (and wondering when we’re going to find time to do the work generated in the meeting). For many, meetings are great opportunities to demonstrated knowledge, Continue reading »

  • Want to stop procrastinating and get things done?

    Procrastination is a common theme. It has featured throughout my life and is a theme raised by many coaching clients, most of whom lead successful lives. I wonder if procrastination is as negative as it sounds? Do you do the following? Put things off Delay important tasks Find it hard to get things done Struggle Continue reading »

  • Want 2019 to be a better year than 2018?

    If you want 2019 to be rewarding and meaningful, to unlock your potential, accomplish your dreams and goals,  then work with me as your coach.  As a coach, I guide and support my clients personal and professional development to achieve their goals. In my coaching career I’ve discovered that everyone has their own story and Continue reading »

  • My tips to help negotiate difficult times.

    Just a few minutes exposure to the news will remind you that all around the world we’re experiencing significant change and uncertainty: politically, environmentally, socially, etc.  Here are my tips to help negotiate difficult times: Connect with others who are facing the same uncertainty. It’s good to know you’re not alone and can constructively and Continue reading »

  • HOW’S YOUR SELF-ESTEEM? Would you like to build some more?

    Self-esteem can be described as confidence in one’s own worth or abilities. I believe that there’s a shortage of self-esteem these days. The longer I work with people the more aware I become of just how many people are struggling with low self-esteem and confidence. When we have low self-esteem we’re often sensitive and vulnerable to Continue reading »


    The summer holiday season is almost over and it’s time to focus on work, complete projects and deliver year end targets.  It’s not unusual at this time of year to be questioning what job you could do that’s more rewarding, exciting and in line with your interests and dreams. For most people with financial commitments Continue reading »