“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I remember, Involve me and I learn” Benjamin Franklin  We have all experienced conversations where the other person is giving us advice. They impart their wisdom and tell you what to do and how to do it. What tends to happen is the listener’s brain switches off…

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In these uncertain times many of us are being creative about how we continue working and are able to work from home. In addition, we may find extra time in the diary which can be used positively by learning new skills, receiving coaching or having that meeting which we didn’t have the time for previously.…

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I’d like you to think back over the last few months and recall moments that you have felt annoyed, negative, irritated, tired or resentful. Recall where you were, what was happening and who you were with. It is most likely that during those times one of our boundaries was being stepped over by others or…

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 “Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend” – Theophrastus Our lives have become so busy that time management really has become our most precious skill. I read a story of a dying man recently and it struck me that whilst we’re living our day to day lives, we often forget that every…

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January is always seen as a good time for goal setting, somehow the change of year brings about a chance to reset and refocus. I work with people in a variety of ways to help them with visioning and goal setting, my belief is one size doesn’t fit all. Some people like visuals whilst others…

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I recently attended a meeting where a senior leader was sharing their 2020 plans for the team. She was highlighting to her team what the focus areas would be and what was most important to her in the team delivering it. As I looked around the room my intuition told me that the team hadn’t…

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Self-care for Senior Leaders – developing positive habits to look after yourself. Quote: “Depending on what they are, our habits will either make us or break us. We become what we repeatedly do” Sean Covey  I have noticed a pertinent theme with the people I work with – so much to do and so little…

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I seem to have had change after change happening. A new website, a new facebook page, new clients, new volunteering role, new study topics, all of which I have actively been looking for and wanting, all of which comes on top of my “usual” life. And I was pondering the other day why I have…

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Most of us are very good at talking. Most of us are extremely good at giving advice. I wonder if most of us though, are not so good at just being with silence? Often when I am on the train I observe those around me having conversations. And in the workplace too. I notice that…

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