We all dream whether it’s daydreaming or in our sleep… we don’t always remember those dreams but we do it… And then we have dreams… dreams about our life, the lives and futures of those dearest to us, our environment and the world as a whole… So why do we often put our dreams in a […]
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I am a firm believer that if you put your mind to anything you can do it – and this includes generating good quality leads by putting the business person you are talking to first – and not your objective of telling them your pitch and securing business. By putting yourself first you will not […]
Children are truly our best teachers… we think we teach them but what they teach us is far more valuable at times…
In the update section of Director magazine there’s a section called jargon buster and recently the definition was for herding cats – ‘a task onerous due to the difficulty of co-ordinating many disparate people or things.” Have to say that I hadn’t thought of it as jargon but every day language but I’m sure there […]
Thriving in business starts with your personal definition of thriving. For some, it is purely monetary gain, financial wealth and being perceived as a success in the world. For others, it includes definitions such as expressing the truth of who they are through their work and all that they pursue; balancing time spent “doing” their […]
Resistance is Created Through Lack of Clarity – So Where Do You Feel Resistance And What Is It Telling You?
Its not usual to use a quote as a title but this one again from my friend and mentor Peter Thomson came to mind this morning as I was reflecting on some recent work with a client who seems to be procrastinating and changing their mind half way through a decision on a regular basis. […]
Having worked in retail for many years – back office support admittedly – I quickly understood that retailers are much like farmers and are impacted by the weather and it’s almost as if there is no perfect weather … The cold March we have all experienced has been reported as a massive disincentive […]
The market for business and personal development books is ever growing with new authors being published on virtually a daily basis. And of course, with self publishing, boutique publishers and online stores such as Amazon and iTunes, it’s relatively easy to publish eBook/kindle books very cheaply … Some authors specifically write for the eBook/kindle book […]
So was one of your goals or resolutions being more present? Present with your clients, present with your business, present with your family and friends or simply being more present for you? In the last 2 days I’ve noticed that several people have been talking about being present or more present, either directly or indirectly. […]
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 […]
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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The changes in Team HR have also been hard emotionally and it is still rocky but we are making progress. I’m very appreciative of all your help and guidance through the past few months.
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career, I’ve lost almost 300 games, 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed it, I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed
I have known Yvette for a number of years and met through our membership of the IPP. Yvette is an astute business woman and her passion for the industry she works in shines through at all levels. It is a pleasure to hear her speak at conferences as she always has something new to impart and the delivery of her material is always given with hunour and patience.
Trainer at The Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP)
I was very pleased with the work you did for us – both in terms of your final report and the experience you brought to bare. As you may recall, I would have like to use you on a further project, but your diary commitments made that impossible – but I would not hesitate to use your services again and would gladly recommend them to others.
Thanks for all of your help, goes without saying we couldn’t have done it without you!