Love this snippet from @thisissethsblog! I’m going to try to get clearer about my #mission. You? http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2017/03/lazy-but-talented.html
Have you got back into work after the Christmas break and feeling you wanted a change? During the break did you you rediscover yourself under the layers of stress and exhaustion? Did you dream of the new job, change in responsibility, improved work relationships? But if only it was as easy as day dreaming – rather… Read More What is holding you back from changing?
Great read from Seth Godin today about our stories. As you might have noticed I’m really interested in what helps us make the changes we want to and what holds us back in the patterns that no longer help us. Many of us want to do things differently – speak up in meetings, respond differently… Read More Because it’s our narrative that determines who we will become
Are you aware of procrastinating? What is your favourite method? Social media? TV? Tidying? Eating? One of my clients has noticed that he would sometimes rather file his emails than get to the challenging task he is meant to be doing. I view this as good news! He has something to can watch out for… Read More Procrasinating vs Mastering the Art of ‘Just Start’
I’ve been delivering a leadership programme with a global company for the last 18 months and loving it! One area that continue to fascinate me is how the leaders work so hard to build global teams – and how much complexity that entails. Whilst I’ve been focussing on helping them to develop skills as Leaders… Read More Working with a Cross-Cultural Team
I’m increasingly aware of the all pervading presence of my smart phone. Thankfully, when I’m with others I’m able to leave it alone, to ignore the siren call of Amazon, Twitter, Facebook, Wikipedia…. But when I’m alone, or working on a tricky programme design I’m alarmed at how often I interrupt myself by picking up… Read More Ruled by your phone?
We spend a lot of time in meetings and almost as much grumbling about meetings! But what do we really do to improve them? How can we make best use of the investment of time, energy and breath? This article from @hbr suggest two good and simple ways to get value from your meetings –… Read More Two Things to Do After Every Meeting
To help my coaching and consultancy clients I’ve been re-reading this great book by Lisa Laskow Lahey and Robert Kegan – ‘Immunity to Change‘. Some fascinating insights into why it can be so difficult for us to change – we are often protecting ourselves from something that some part of our brain or history thinks could… Read More Are you experiencing ‘Immunity to Change’?
A great article from @justinadamwise to explore the stories we tell ourselves every day and how they can hold us back. Is it time for you to find a new story?
When people come to coaching they are often looking for new inspiration to help them find their new way forward. We might re-connect them to an old joy such as dancing, drawing or singing, bringing them back to a place where they had good old fashioned fun. As part of this, they often report that… Read More Looking for new inspiration?