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Social media can be a force for good

Date: 14 May 2018 /
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“Change your thoughts and you change your world.” Norman Vincent Peale. There is much written and said about how the internet and social media can be a negative influence. We hear stories of how people are harassed, bullied and abused online. Conflict is played out in public and in extreme cases it used to whip […]


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Be Calm

Date: 07 May 2018 /
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“A calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health.”  – Dalai Lama. Change can be a positive thing and produce really good results but the process of getting from A to B can be a bumpy ride. It can be challenging to remain calm when there’s lots of change […]


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Take the time to simplify your life

Date: 30 Apr 2018 /
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“Our life is frittered away by detail… simplify, simplify.” Henry David Thoreau. Life can get chaotic and busy sometimes. As a result we can bite off more than we can chew and spread ourselves too thin. It’s important that we occasionally take the time out to reflect, evaluate and consider how we can simplify our […]


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The value of teamwork

Date: 23 Apr 2018 /
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“It’s a simple idea; we all do better when we work together and invest in our future.”  – Elizabeth Warren. As well as working with individuals, I enjoy working with teams to help them improve team working and as a result develop their performance. Sometimes during assignments I’m surprised at the level of conflict and […]


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Cut out excuses, increase your results!

Date: 16 Apr 2018 /
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“There are only two options: Make progress or make excuses.” Tony Robbins. If you feel that you aren’t getting the results in life you’re capable of or if you feel you’re not fulfilling your potential, you have to be honest with yourself about what is getting in the way. A key part of my personal […]


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Are you focused on your most important priorities?

Date: 09 Apr 2018 /
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“The quality, not the longevity, of one’s life is what is important.” – Martin Luther King. Modern life is busy and life can pass by in a flash. It’s very easy for us to fall into the trap of getting so busy with work and feeling overwhelmed with all we have to do that we […]


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The importance of keeping agreements

Date: 02 Apr 2018 /
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“Keep every promise you make and only make promises you can keep.”  – Anthony Hitt. Do you enjoy eating chocolate? I do, however, I gave up eating chocolate during the forty days of lent which finished last Thursday. This means that I will really look forward to eating some Easter eggs and will really appreciate […]


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Life is precious

Date: 26 Mar 2018 /
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“Make the most of the best and the least of the worst.” Robert Louis Stephenson. Sadly, I have had to attend a couple of funerals over the past couple of months. Whilst they are sad and sober occasions, they do provide the opportunity to celebrate and give thanks for someone’s life. Recently, since attending the […]


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Be the leader and architect of your life

Date: 19 Mar 2018 /
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“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” Winston Churchill. Recently I was delighted to learn that Gary Oldman had won the Oscar for Best actor for his portrayal of Winston Churchill in the film The Darkest Hour. I’m sure the recognition he has received compensated for the early starts and two and […]


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Are your beliefs empowering you?

Date: 12 Mar 2018 /
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“If you think you can or you think you can’t, you are probably right.” Henry Ford. I was very sorry to hear that Sir Roger Bannister, the first person to run a mile in under four minutes has died at the aged of 88. His time of three minutes 59.4 seconds, set at Iffley Road […]


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