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Your Goals And Resolutions For 2013 – Are you sticking to them?

Like me, you have no doubt been inundated with emails, newsletters, Facebook posts and tweets about New Year resolutions and goals. To be honest, they all carry some useful hints and tips and try and motivate us to keep those resolutions and achieve those goals. At least the ones that you read did and no […]

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Who Inspires You? And when did you last tell them?

I don’t know about you but most of my life I’ve been lucky enough to work with and know inspiring people. The coaches, trainers and mentors I’ve worked with are not by accident – they have and do inspire me and so it was a natural choice to work with them … And even when […]

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Nothing Much On Your Mind – Letting the Insights Flow

For most people, the weekend was a long weekend – possibly a holiday where you’ve spent time with nothing much on your mind – at least nothing much on your mind in relation to your work or your business … Perhaps it was an opportunity to visit family and friends, spending time with children, doing […]

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How Will You Spend Your Time Over the Festive Holidays?

Many people will not be working next week and for those who are working it’s possible that it will be a quiet week. So how will you spend that time? No doubt we’ll be running around all over the place to catch up with friends and family … Why do we do put pressure on […]

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Visualise Your Success In 2013 – Now is the Perfect Time to Start

I am delighted to be writing a guest blog for Yvette Lamidey, someone whom I hold in high regard for her ability to work with businesses and individuals to achieve powerful insights which make a lasting difference … As a business coach and founder of Dream Timeline, a website dedicated to bringing the power of […]

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Clarity and Balls – Find Your Wisdom and Take Action

It seems to me that having clarity is one of the most beneficial gifts for ourselves and our business that we can have. Clarity in who we are, what we are for, what our business is for, values, vision and mission as we’ve spoken about before … But more importantly, clarity in our thinking; knowing […]

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Busy Doing Something Or Actually Busy Doing Nothing?

Today it’s confession time. Having had some fantastic insights into my business and how I want to take it forward, then finding out my ideal client, I’ve been very busy for the last 6 weeks. Yes, much of that has been client facing or working on client projects but not all of it …   […]

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Mentoring and Nurturing – Sometimes it’s Tough Love

For me, there’s a very fine line between coaching and mentoring and perhaps even more of a fine line between mentoring and nurturing. However for nurture please don’t read molly coddle! And one of the things that I advocate is that all mentors and coaches should have mentors and coaches that they too work with […]

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What If It Goes Right? The Possibilities Are Endless

All my life I’ve been an inveterate reader; I can remember how my mother used to despair of me going to jumble sales and coming home with bags of books, all of which were read and none of which I wanted to recycle to another jumble sale … My passion for the written word hasn’t […]

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Having Difficult Conversations – Difficult for Whom?

You know when a headline catches your attention in a magazine and before you’ve read the article a whole stream of thoughts and ideas come rushing into your head and prompt one of those internal one-sided conversations? Well that’s exactly what happened to me yesterday … I saw a headline in Management Today called “How […]

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