• Wheelchair

    Sometimes life takes an unexpected turn. It doesn’t necessarily mean catastrophe or tragedy but sometimes it is the small or short-term things can have a big impact on your ability to fulfill your plans. Recently, quite unexpectedly, I broke my toes. It was a small accident with big consequences. Suddenly I found myself completely incapacitated […]

  • Unconscious Bias – how does it affect your decisions?

    We all have unconscious biases. You may answer negatively when asked if you are racist/prejudice/sexist to avoid the discomfort of admitting to these things, and you may well say to yourself that you do not hold any or perhaps limited prejudice against others. But in reality we all have attitudes and stereotypes that affect our […]

  • I Don’t Trust My Team

    As an Executive Coach and believer in empowerment as part of management strategies, Trust is one of the top issues that is first raised when I start working with a new company.  And it is often one of the least understood in terms of where trust is missing. Regardless of whether you have built the […]

  • Are you feeling the money?

    This summer has been our busiest on record. Fact! And from speaking to other SME’s it seems to be a trend. The general consensus is that 2013 and 2014 were more difficult than 2015, and whilst global economic uncertainty is still played out through the media, there does appear to be plenty of cash about […]

  • Are you catering for the Millennials?

    Are you catering for the Millennial’s? Recent research by a recruitment consultancy has found that 91% of millennial professionals (individuals born between 1980 and 1999) place career progression at the top of their wish list when looking at job offers. But what the research also found is that this level of importance is not matched […]

  • Come On England

    England has reached the football World Cup semi-final  – we don’t hear that very often! But this time it is all (nearly) about the Women.  This World Cup is changing the way women’s football is perceived, giving a world screen to the female players and real national focus to the game that is so easily […]

  • Take a lunch break – now!

    Everyone is busy. As a coach, an employer, a friend and a mentor,  I haven’t met a person in the last few months who isn’t rushed off their feet, either with work, family, or day-to-day chores. Sometimes, days roll into weeks, weeks in month, and we constantly find ourselves wishing for more hours, more time, […]

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    People Skills

    Visual perception plays a big role in our everyday life. It helps us in learning and interacting with others and is something I raise awareness of when I am working with groups. For example, look at this image; what do you see?   Do you just see a lion? Or do you see the people? […]

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    5 Things To Consider before getting a coach

    Coaching is an investment – fact. No matter what business you are in, the benefits of having an executive coach should significantly outweigh the financial investment, and improve you as a whole. The challenges lie in the when, where, why, how, and who for this investment; not every coach is as ‘qualified’ as they claim, […]