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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 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 16: I won’t network; don’t ask me 1

The one thing I hear, continuously, like an irritating song you only half know, half hear while out somewhere and then spend the next 4 hours singing over and over, is …. ‘if you’re going to be self-employed, you going … Continue reading

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Coaching Blog 13: What Would You Do For Money ?

    Although most (everyone ?) would say that they would not subject another person to a painful electric shock, just to make a little bit of money – research seems to prove otherwise.   The 2010 annual meeting of … Continue reading

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Coaching Blog 11: Are [Vegans] Better People ?

  This question, according to Martha Beck, is one of the ‘20 Questions That could Change Your Life.’(1) They came from a survey of women and Beck rephrased or amalgamated their main concerns to reach a top 20. I like … Continue reading

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Coaching Blog 6: Anyone Can Call Themselves A Coach

  The American comedy show ‘ The Daily Show’ made fun of what I do, by stating ‘a life coach is really like a friend who charges.’ When asking the (hopefully imaginary) Life Coach ‘how does one become a coach?’ … Continue reading

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