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Working with a coach is all about possibility. The reality is you know where you are now and you know where you want to be. The gap – the work that is needed to get there – is where the coaching partnership comes into play. Consider the coaching relationship as a missing piece of a puzzle – without it you do not get the full picture – you cannot make out the full image. You cannot complete the story. And it is frustrating when you lose a bit of a puzzle right! […]
How To Get Past The Barriers For Success Do you know what your barrier to success looks like? Is it a massive black brick wall, a bright yellow detour sign in the middle of the road, or maybe a don’t walk signal where you can even hear the beeping sound as it ticks closer to showing a green man so you can get moving forward again. Now that I’ve said this, I bet you’ve chosen one and can see it in your mind. And that’s a good place for it, because barriers to success live largely in our mind, created by us. […]
Do you have a toxic friendship in your life? Our friends are the people we choose to be around because they lift us up, make us laugh, understand our quirky ways, give us honest opinions and lots more good stuff, and we do the same for them. As we grow and our life changes, and our friends go through the same thing, we’ll stick with many of our friends, but some might not have the same fit they once did. In fact, they can become frenemies that simply bringing us down. So what do you do? […]
Competition for our business is everywhere, or at least it seems like that some days. From new start-ups who look identical to us, through to established businesses that begin offering products so similar to ours, they could be copies. We obsess about them and wonder what they’ll do next. But let me tell you a secret, the key is not to fixate on the competition, but focus ourselves, focus on our success! Here’s how. […]
How often do you start a task, only to notice an alert pop up on your screen or a colleague calls you, before you realise these interruptions whisk you away from the very thing you had set in your mind to do. I know the thinking, it will just take a minute, I’ll have a quick look, one brief chat and then I’ll get straight back to work – you’re guilty of some of these aren’t you? Being distracted like this actually takes a lot longer to get your thinking back on track. In fact it’s said to take about 20 minutes to get back in your zone. […]