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Insights from 16 years of coaching

Date: 11 Sep 2017 /
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Today marks the 16th anniversary of the awful 9/11 attacks on the United States. It was a devastating day for the world. The four co-ordinated attacks using passenger aircraft killed 2996 people and injured 6000. The attacks led to the collapse of the North and South towers of the World Trade Centre and cost $10 […]


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Be a First Class Team

Date: 04 Sep 2017 /
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I have been fortunate to work with a lot of teams recently which is great as I enjoy helping teams to increase collaboration, develop and grow their results. I am frequently asked what helps to make a great team. I believe that a major component is great team spirit. All the high performing teams that […]


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The cost of stress

Date: 28 Aug 2017 /
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I hear many people say that they feel stressed and overwhelmed. A certain amount of stress is good for us but extreme stress has a negative impact on us and causes illness. Increased stress levels may be a symptom of globalisation, the advances in technology and the 24/7 connected world which leads to people feeling […]


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Be flexible

Date: 21 Aug 2017 /
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The advances in technology are contributing to the world evolving and changing at a very fast rate. Given the pace of change, it’s important that we are agile and maintain a flexible approach to life. When we are flexible, it’s possible for us to cope and adjust to changing circumstances more easily. It also means […]


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Life’s too short not to take a few risks!

Date: 14 Aug 2017 /
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There are many stories of doom and gloom published and discussed by the media. There are stories of negativity, struggle, hardship and conflict on a daily basis. However, if you look closely enough there are also stories of humans achieving some wonderful feats, succeeding against the odds and defying conventional wisdom. There are many examples […]


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Don’t let obstacles hold you back

Date: 07 Aug 2017 /
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We all face obstacles and challenges from time to time. It can mean that we have to come up with creative solutions to meet and overcome them. Sometimes we may feel like we don’t have the resources, energy or ability to conquer an obstacle. This may lead us to quit pursuing a goal or give […]


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Making the most of time

Date: 31 Jul 2017 /
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We live in an information rich, time poor world. So many of the people that I meet talk about how busy their life is and how they struggle to juggle their professional and personal time. They complain of having insufficient time for recreation and for the important people in their life. It’s baffling that we […]


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I’m only human after all (part 2)

Date: 24 Jul 2017 /
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Last week I wrote about mistakes which highlight that we are all human and that they don’t define us unless we let them. This week, I continue the theme of “I’m only human after all.” I thought that I’d base this blog on some information that I shared with a client who wanted to get […]


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I’m only human after all

Date: 17 Jul 2017 /
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I heard the song Human by Rag n Bone Man on the radio the other day. This song contains the lyrics “I’m only human after all.” It made me wonder if the person who gave out the wrong envelope at the Oscars ceremony earlier in the year said the same thing. For those of you […]


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Simplify your life

Date: 10 Jul 2017 /
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Life can get chaotic and busy sometimes. We can bite off more than we can chew and spread ourselves too thin. It can be a real challenge to maintain a healthy balance between our personal and professional lives. A demanding work schedule and priorities can very easily eat into precious personal and family time. It […]


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