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Coaching Blog 39: What’s the definition of a Catastrophe ?

  Last Friday morning, I left my house at 6.30 in the morning and headed to work. 2 minutes later, the radio stopped working, then the lights went off and I turned around and managed to get back to my … Continue reading

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Coaching Blog 37: School Days

Max: ‘He jumped on me   back, I slipped my jacket off, he went down …… I went in with me boot.’ Paddy: ‘Nowt wrong with   that.’  Max: ‘Quick scissor kick   to the temple … good night my … Continue reading

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Coaching Blog 33: It’s not an allergy – get yourself sorted

On hearing that Jennifer Saunders had won a BAFTA last week, for the fantastic return of Absolutely Fabulous after a 20 year gap, I immediately thought of one of my favourite scenes from the original show. Bemoaning her weight (again) … Continue reading

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Coaching Blog 30: Life Lessons from my car mechanic

  I’ve been ill and now I’m tired ….. really tired. I’m not sure where the last two weeks have gone. My desk is covered in paper and I have loads to do. I’m also a couple of days behind … Continue reading

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Coaching Blog 28: Tired of Being Tired ?

When my youngest child was about 7, she would spend hours dancing and singing along to High School Musical 2 – and when I say dancing and singing, I mean complicated steps that seem to have been choreographed by Savion … Continue reading

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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 24: Street Wise vs Clever

‘I’d much rather be streetwise than know the capital of Rome’. I’m assuming that like a lot of people, you laughed when (if) you read that quote from Chantelle Houghton – ‘celebrity’ and soon to be mother of Alex Reid’s child … Continue reading

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Coaching Blog 23: Happy New Year ?

  Every year we look at the last 12 months and decide that NEXT year, things will be different. We will be thinner We will be fitter Our career direction will change for the better We will be loved We … Continue reading

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Coaching Blog 20: Don’t you just love a wedding ?

My middle sister got engaged this week. I knew her boyfriend was going to propose. He’d asked for my opinion on an engagement ring and made me promise not to tell anyone. (For those of you that don’t know me … 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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