Don’t believe the hype of your assumptions

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  You may have heard the saying that when you ASSUME you make an ASS out of U and ME. It’s definitely a helpful way of remember the power of assumptions. But I am not sure it goes far enough. Recent experiences have highlighted to me that making assumptions can be damaging, dangerous and potentially…

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How to avoid being arrogant (video)

  In this video (recorded as part of a confidence conversation Live on Facebook), I explain what arrogance really is. I share some of the behaviours associated with arrogance and why they are so often a mask for what is really going on. When we develop our confidence, we don’t have to fear becoming arrogant.…

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Dealing with a confidence nose dive ~ Sally’s story

  What a day with Jules can do! I always thought I had a good level of self-confidence. I am an approachable person with a great circle of friends and family around me. What’s not to feel confident about?! However, when entering a business networking event after having a break with networking for a few…

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The 10 Biggest Mistakes I Made About Confidence

  Have you ever listened to someone talk about confidence and thought – well it’s OK for them, they have it sorted? I used to, especially when I first started investing in and focusing on developing myself. And it is easy to do when the person doing the teaching seems to have it altogether. That’s…

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Get Results! Get Confidence!!

  Get Results! Get Confidence!! That’s the message that is often shared about confidence; Just go for it Push yourself Force yourself out of your comfort zone And it’s partially true… But it is not the whole story. Perhaps pushing yourself and going for it will help you to realise that you can… Do the job…

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The Next Steps

There are times that I forget how much life has changed, where I started from as a self-doubting worrier to where I am now…comfortable in my own skin and experiencing genuine confidence. Thankfully I have a few events that help me remember. One of which was 15 years ago, nearly to the day, so to…

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The prince who feared tigers

Yesterday I spent the day with an amazing group of people who work in various NHS organisations across Yorkshire and Humber. They ranged from 22 years old to 60+ and had come to take part in the ‘Guide Your Own Career’ workshop. It’s a full day of looking at your career from a number of…

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Levelling up in life

I was watching a webinar this weekend where a guy was describing his journey with personal development. He had ‘been there, done that and got the T-Shirt’ with regards most tools, techniques and methodologies. His main focus with learning was to help others but really he admitted, it was about him. He wanted to find…

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Embracing You

  I am away this week, delivering a ‘Being Comfortable in Your Own Skin’ series of talks, workshops and coaching. As I was preparing the content it reminded me of the movie I watched last month, EMBRACE (Watch the trailer here) It’s a documentary made by Taryn Brumfitt. A woman who innocently posted a photo on social…

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Taking the Next Step – Joe’s Story

  They say you can’t take a step until you’re in the right head space – and that was literally true when it came to committing to working with Jules. Having first met her back in 2008 on a business development course, it took several years and a lot of personal changes and challenges before…

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