How to create a crystal clear vision for work-life balance

I recently conducted a survey of people in manager positions or above, asking about the challenges they were currently facing in their role.  The resounding response (c. 60%) was work-life balance. In addition, 52% of the sample also said that they struggle with getting everything done. It seems to me that it’s the one thing […]

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Where the magic happens: outside your comfort zone

Natural Born Introvert I recently had the opportunity to attend a half-day training course on Networking.  For anyone that has met me recently, it might surprise you to know that I’m a natural born introvert.  Those of you who know me well, however, will be keenly aware that it’s taken significant courage and effort on […]

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I’m not broken so don’t fix me

Creating a culture of coaching and purpose I shared an article this week written by Jim Clifton of Gallup and Strengths Finder fame about the need to move from a culture of annual appraisals to one of coaching.  I saw this rolled out successfully while working at Adobe.  I’m a coach, so no surprise that […]

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Special Offer: 2 months free coaching

2 months fee coaching – limited time offer I am embarking on a 6 month intensive period of training that will lead to my certification as a Professional Co-Active Coach and accreditation with the International Coach Federation. To meet the minimum requirement of coaching hours I am expanding my coaching practice.  With this in mind […]

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Own your time and find balance

30 steps to reduce overwhelm and take back control of your life you can start doing immediately. Are you struggling with work-life balance? Is your diary controlling you rather than the other way around? Do you have difficulty fitting everything into your day? Are you running from one thing to the next with no time […]

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How to find your powerful inner Yoda

As a follow on from my last journal entry about the inner critic I wanted to complete the journey by talking about the inner leader: the part that we all have inside us that knows us best, understands that we are capable of more than we often think we are, and that ultimately everything will […]

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Leaving Vader on the shelf and silencing my inner critic

“I can’t do that, I’m not good enough”.  Insight into the musings of my own inner critic ‘affectionately’ known as Darth Vader. The inner critic: that running commentary that we all have inside our heads that holds us back, puts us down and shames us.  It makes us think that we are not worthy or […]

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