One of the most powerful TED talks that I have ever watched

  I watch a number TED Talks for various reasons; to be inspired, educated and even to learn from the speakers styles. (if you have never heard of TED – it stands for Technology, Education and Design and is now an online hub for amazing talks, that will make you laugh, cry and question) Very often,…

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The Social Media Illusion

  You may have seen my post last week, Going Behind the Scenes and what I learnt about illusion from my time working backstage in theatres. The same can be said about Social Media. Every time we create or share perfectly-posed images, we are portraying a magical social media persona. And what goes on behind…

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The Runner’s Journey – Chloe’s Story

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  In today’s article, I want to share with you Chloe’s story and how she overcame adversity to complete a 100-mile race. I worked with Chloe as part of her career development plan to help her gain further clarity on what she enjoyed with work and what else she wanted to do moving forward.  Coaching…

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How to make a decision

  I often have discussions with clients about how to make decisions, especially those big, potentially life changing ones. You know, the big – ‘do I stay, do I go’ or ‘is this a yes or no’ type questions. Some people lose sleep over such decisions. Some avoid making them. Others jump in without much…

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Confidence in Business – Talk Tuesday (Interview)

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  I was recently invited as a guest on Talk Tuesday with Professional Spring, an organisation that brings brilliant women together to grow businesses and themselves. In our discussion, we covered the myths about confidence and how they can hold you back from building a business and/or your professional success. As this may be relevant…

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7 Keys of Confidence ~ Do you trust yourself? (video)

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  This video is another short extract from my recent live training on the 7 Keys of Confidence. On Day 7, I asked a question, “Do you trust yourself?” Not that you will always get the right answer or be perfect but do you trust yourself to make a decision? So many times we make a…

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7 Keys of Confidence ~ Opening to possibilities

  We live in a culture where clarity and certainty is favoured over ambiguity and vagueness. Sounds innocent enough right? But what if that need for certainty was a block to your confidence? What if instead it created rigidity and limitations that prevent the growth of the feelings you most want? I discovered this for…

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Stories to inspire: Momentarily immobilised (video)

In my newest video series, I share stories to inspire your confidence. How do you react when you find yourself stuck in life? Do you freeze or try and plough forward? In this video, I tell the story of caving in France and what happened when we got stuck. Maybe being stuck isn’t permanent. Perhaps…

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Recommended for confidence ~ relax, pause and breathe (video)

As a confidence coach, I hear people describing what they want – from emotional resilience to setting boundaries. All of this takes time and effort to learn. But what if there was something you could do quickly and easily. It didn’t require any special skills or equipment. It is something you already do but perhaps…

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Confidence Killers ~ #2 Perfection (video)

Here’s the next video in the Confidence Killers series. Today I am talking about the need we have to get it right, to be right or to be perceived as right. Yep, you’ve guessed it. Today’s confidence killer is perfection. What makes it amusing is that I right before I shot this video, I had…

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