Having a 'Positivity' bag
October 02, 2018
Recently while in Spain I spotted this bag in a store and I
thought how wonderful it would be if I could carry my positivity around in my
And in all honesty why can’t I? I know my techniques for
keeping me positive not only on a daily basis but whe... Continue reading
Do I need to be Superhuman?
August 16, 2018
coachees I work with the more I am left with a question that we all often ask
ourselves, which is ‘Do I need to be Superhuman to be really good at Work and
These question manifests itself in different ways in everyone - some very much questioning whether they are good enough a... Continue reading
Do we need to manage the 'Work Heatwave' in the same way we manage a weather one?
August 09, 2018
As much as we are loving having a mediterranean summer we are also struggling from the heat and humidity in the shape of exhaustion, difficulty in sleeping, being drained, distracted and restless. Research shows that our mental acuity and capacity to learn go down in the heat too.
Tim... Continue reading
You may ask what business can learn from the England football Team?
July 16, 2018
You may ask what business can learn from the England football
Well people are talking about the difference working with
Pippa Grange has had on this team. She had been working with them for 6-7
months prior to the competition and when you delve de... Continue reading
Change is Inevitable, your reaction to it is not.
February 01, 2018
Most of us humans are fearful of change, yet it is an inevitability in our world. Often we do everything we can to prevent the change happening and we avoid any discomfort we think that change will bring.
We can't prevent change happening, however we can change our reaction to it.Continue reading
The Power of Pre-Paving your Day.
December 04, 2017
Recently I received a wonderful gift from a client of ‘Pre-paving
your Day’ cards.
The idea is that what we have in our lives is a result of
what we have paved in the past with our thoughts and words. Where our thoughts
go, actions go!
Adversity - Shaking it off and Stepping up!
October 31, 2017
This parable is told of a farmer who owned an old mule. The mule fell into the
Psychological Safety is the new competitive advantage for Teams and Organisations
October 12, 2017
In a recent Harvard Business Review it quoted Paul
Santagata, Google’s Head of Industry on all the research done showing that the Highest
Performing Teams have Psychological safety.
It is clear to see how Psychological safety is imperative in
a world where everyone is pushed to bring out their ‘c... Continue reading
Where there is speed you usually can't have quality and depth
September 14, 2017
there is speed you can't have quality and depth
important to you at this moment?
A quick conclusion or time for reflective
depth and quality thinking.
How real listening can change a culture
May 31, 2017
I am a firm believer that the art of real, active listening can have such profound effects that it CAN change a culture in a company.
Avoiding ‘Diversity’ becoming a stale word
May 24, 2017
Recently I was at a meeting with a bank discussing a programme to help managers and staff have more courageous career conversations. In essence it is to help with their ‘Diversity’ agenda but the word ‘Diversity’... Continue reading
How redundancy can be a positive experience
May 18, 2017
Just under 2 years ago I took redundancy from a company I had worked for for 24 years (in fact since the day I left university). The thought was terrifying yet exciting at the same time. I thought I was, and knew,... Continue reading
How small Logical Steps can create a shift in Teams and Individuals
March 03, 2017
Recently I was facilitating a workshop and we were working with Robert Dilt’s Logical Levels (http://www.nlpu.com/Articles/LevelsSummary.htm.).
Can ‘Either/Or’ help our thinking
February 03, 2017
This phrase from Paolo Coelho did get me thinking about how we over complicate our lives.
Ok, so things aren’t all Black and White... Continue reading
Relying on our Intuition rather than seeking Permission.
January 01, 2017
As humans we often seek permission before we do anything, either because we need to validate ourselves external by what others think, or we need to have permissions and excuses in place for ourselves so that we have a fal... Continue reading
Making the most from all the people you meet
December 19, 2016
I really like this passage and how it asks us to see all occurrences and interactions as an opportunity to learn, do something differently, explore, and be open and courageous:
Can you manifest and control getting what you want?
October 16, 2016
Today I was reminded of a quote:
When you can say, without doubt or equivocation, that “My life today is entirely the result of my prior d... Continue reading
We are all creative….but do we allow it out?
October 05, 2016
“Creativity is just connecting things.
When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they... Continue reading
What if success was our only option
September 22, 2016
I was reminded today of the powerful question we can ask someone who is struggling to move forward on an issue and the question is “What if you could only succeed, what would you do?”
Seeing through the Lens of The Present
September 05, 2016
Many of us will have taken a break over the summer and had a bit of time to recharge body and mind. While away on my holidays I was reminded of a great quote: