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Coaching Blog 38: Twitter’s a Lonely Place

  I’m not cut out for Twitter. I need people to acknowledge I’ve spoken and I hate being thought of as rude for not replying when someone has spoken to me – but I can’t hang around waiting for someone … Continue reading

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Coaching Blog 19: I won’t network; don’t ask me 3

Don’t get me wrong, it’s not that I’m always rude to cold callers, it’s just that I don’t understand why they insist on calling when I’m busy, hungry, tired, on my way out, or just can’t be bothered to speak … Continue reading

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Coaching Blog 18: Values and Principles, who needs them ?

    Listening to some of the witnesses speaking at the Leveson Inquiry, I’ve got to say I’m a bit bewildered by the culture of News International.  Is it possible that journalists started work full of visions of bringing full … Continue reading

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Coaching Blog 12: Stress Management: Look at Your Stomach & Eat Dark Chocolate

  A lecturer, when explaining stress management to an audience, raised a glass of water and asked: ‘How heavy is this glass of water?’   Answers called out ranged from 20g to 500g. The lecturer replied: ‘The absolute weight doesn’t … Continue reading

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Coaching Blog 10: Top 5 Regrets of the Dying

  A year ago the Observer Newspaper printed an article by Bonnie Ware listing what she had learnt working with terminally ill people during the last few months of their lives. The five most common regrets were: I’d had the … Continue reading

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Coaching Blog 2: Happy Easter

One of the important things I work with my clients to establish is a seperation between work and home. The Easter weekend provides a superb time to switch off from the pressures of our work lives and to spend time … Continue reading

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