Believe in yourself. Your life depends on it!

I am not a great fan of reality shows, especially the celebrity ones. Mainly because I spend the first half of the programme googling each of the celeb’s to work out who they are and what talent they have succeeded in to become famous….with some it seems not much, but I digress. A few weeks…

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What makes a great place to work or live?

There are countless studies that have been done and probably are being done, on what makes a great work place. Ranging from the physical environment; plants, lighting, ergonomic chairs, acoustics, colours. To the psychology of human relationships, communication and dynamics. And more.  As my specialism is confidence, the focus of this post is how to create…

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Harriet’s Story

Harriet and I started working together through an unusual root. She had been offered coaching as part of a collaborative project she was working on. But as often happens when someone is offered coaching as part of work, and as she shares, she wasn’t quite sure what to make of it. Whether she needed it…

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How to spot and deal with the imposter syndrome.

Do you secretly worry that others will find out that you’re not as bright and capable as they think you are? Do you sometimes shy away from challenges because of nagging self doubt? Or chalk up your accomplishments to being a ‘fluke’, “just Lucky’ and ‘no big deal’? If you have answered yes to any…

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How to make this year, the best year yet…yep that old chestnut!

This time of year you will see plenty of tips and tricks floating around the wonder web that encourage you to change your life. Some will be en pointe. Some may be left field. Some, in all honesty, you can ignore. But the one thing you can not ignore, is that no matter what you…

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What to do when you ‘fall’

One of the most iconic moments in the original Superman movie is when he first appears and catches Lois Lane as she falls from a skyscraper. “Easy Miss, I gotcha.” states the flying hero Shocked Lois replies “You, you got me. Who’s got you?” You can watch the scene here  The question of ‘who’s got…

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Moving Beyond the Comfort Zone

  Oh yes. The comfort zone. That place that is talked about so much. The place where you get to snuggle up with all your automatic self-doubting thoughts. Where you can get by without having to do too much. It’s served you well to get you to here. Sometimes it kinda stinks a bit, but…

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Changing the way you think ~ Owen’s story

  I made one of the biggest steps in my career at the back end of 2008. I left full time employment as a senior designer in one of the top 100 design agencies in the UK to go it alone… to set up my own business, to step out into the unknown and the…

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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 get the life you want

  Do you have the life you want? If not…what do you think is the reason behind that? When I ask this, many people answer with a list of life experiences and, to be honest, excuses. And I know that a number of years ago, I would have pretty much answered that way too. Something…

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