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Your bubble of good intentions

Have you ever sat at your desk at the end of the day, or at the end of the week, or on the sofa in the evening, in a bubble of good intentions and thought about the changes you will make tomorrow or the goals you will achieve tomorrow? Maybe you think to yourself: “Tomorrow […]

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Instantly improve your listening skills

Great listening is powerful. By listening well you understand more, you save time, and you build solid relationships. If you had to rate your ability to listen well on a scale of 1-10, with 10 being brilliant, and 1 being poor, where would you rate yourself? How would other people rate you? You can instantly improve […]

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3 questions you can ask in any situation

Have you ever been unsure what to say? You want to say something, and you want to build rapport… but you are struggling to know what to say. Maybe when you first meet someone, perhaps when you are networking, or maybe having lunch or a coffee with a work colleague. There are many occasions when […]

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Dec 0
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The power of self-coaching

Coaching is powerful. Eight out of ten organisations use coaches to improve their teams’ performance and accelerate leadership development. Coaching can transform the way people operate at work, transform the way they feel about themselves and change the trajectory of their careers substantially. Despite this, not everyone has access to a coach at work, and […]

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Coaching – when to keep it clean

Imagine having a conversation for over an hour with someone and that person only ever asking 5 questions, whilst you answer them. The same 5 questions, over and over again. Seems… repetitive? A little… frustrating? Yet surprisingly if those 5 questions are a particular, ingenious set of little questions, then actually it is not frustrating […]

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Aug 0
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A-list your contacts. How to network and get results

Many people fear it, some people love it. Many people love it online, but dread it face-to-face. Others don’t like either, but force themselves ‘out there’ when they want – or need – a job change, or need to find new clients, or manage their stakeholders because of an issue. Networking… the bane, drain or […]

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Jul 0
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Wanting more or wanting less? Goals that really stick.

“I want to be less stressed”….. “I want to lose weight”…. “I want to have less clutter”…. “I need to stop being nervous before presenting to a group”….. “I want to be less indecisive” All of these are goals that people might want to achieve, but something they all have in common is that they […]

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Why do we never have enough time?

‘Time management’ is something we all try to do, every single day. Most people feel they have more to do each day than they can do justice to. So we ‘manage’ our time through delegation, prioritisation, to-do lists and long hours. Yet despite these tactics, each week the cycle can begin again, new to-do lists, […]

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Jun 0
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When is eye contact overrated?

Successful interviews, impactful presentations, and productive meetings – all are more effective with great eye contact. And there is much science to back this up. People seek to have better eye contact in these situations – appropriate and friendly eye contact to support positive body language and positive facial expressions. But when is good eye […]

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Jun 0
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5 simple steps for making hard decisions easier

Making hard and complex decisions can be difficult and time consuming. Decision-making advice often includes listing pros and cons. However, for hard and complex decisions the dichotomy of positive and negative can be restrictive and not that helpful. Try using these five simple steps for your next tough decision and see how making complex decisions […]

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