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Coaching Blog 25: Sometimes asking ‘Why ?’ Is OK

Years ago when I was still living with my parents, the local TV news had (yet another item) about the uselessness of local authority maintenance departments.   This time, the guys from Direct Works had removed the roofs from about … 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 17: I won’t network; don’t ask me 2

Turns out, to get people to recommend you, you need to recommend them (since we’re all psychologically conditioned to return a favour – see Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini). Focussing on this conditioning, members of many closed … 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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