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Ambition: Look what it’s done

By On May 30, 2017
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Ambition: sounds a bit cut throat, doesn’t it? You scratch my back, I’ll stab yours. Surely not part of a kinder, gentler world? The images that ambition summons up can be very negative, not least in the world of work. You know the script:  the hard faced executive, devoted to the pursuit of personal and…. [Read More]

Feeling anxious? Here’s a six point process to help you move forward…

By On May 24, 2017
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In brief – Anxiety is a way of knowing it is time to change something: to move; to breathe out. It is a signal that you need to change the way you think about, feel or otherwise experience a situation. The anxiety might stem from your past or be a response to a current situation. It might even be…. [Read More]

Hope: more than just words

By On September 2, 2016
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Sometimes I wonder if there has ever been a more comprehensively cited emotion than hope. Possibly there has, but hope is certainly a major contender, covering a vast situational spectrum. For instance, hope can arise in pretty banal circumstances, such as wanting the 65 bus to turn up when it’s raining. At work, hope could…. [Read More]

Your strengths: vital when life is tough

By On July 25, 2016
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In brief – People spend hours reflecting on their weaknesses. Gaps in knowledge, expertise and life experience can be important. However, when you are stuck, your strengths can provide enormous energy. They can help you move forward. The challenge is to understand your strengths to a level where they are readily available in your moment…. [Read More]

Coaching and Mentoring for Senior Executives: Is it worth the trouble?

By On June 28, 2016
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In brief – Coaching is essentially about you – your work and your life. The aim is to offer you time to reflect in an environment where you can consider what you bring to the world, what you want from the world, your choices and how you can sustain momentum when things get tough. Coaching…. [Read More]

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Loneliness: Is it time to talk?

By On May 5, 2016
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Loneliness can blight the lives of anyone, even people who seemingly have active social lives, successful careers and stable personal relationships. The simple reality is that we can be lonely anywhere and anytime. Loneliness is not always just a state of mind either. For some people, loneliness is an absolute physical and emotional reality that…. [Read More]

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Procrastination: Give cease a chance

By On April 19, 2016
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Amongst our endless attributes, procrastination gets a dire press. Think what it evokes: delay, indecision or most reprehensible of all for some people, non- delivery. As a public enemy, procrastination is up there with fatty food, bad weather and toothache. Is that fair though? In truth, most of us procrastinate at some point, unless you’re…. [Read More]

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