PERSONAL COACHING BLOG

A collaborative work of Art (Love)

Picture this...  An actor appears on the stage in-front of a large audience... steps into the lime-light at the centre of the stage. And suddenly declares the question, "What is Love!?". What would the answers from the audience be? I bet the answers would be varied,...

Running to stand still

Do you feel like you are running to stand still? Working hard to get nowhere? You’re probably not that far away from getting results. Step 1: Get clear on what you want! .... Crystal clear! Step 2: Write it down (If you think it!... ink it!) Step 3: Take a stride in...

Three bits of valuable advice. People! People! People!

Businesses! Listen! Three bits of valuable advice. People! People! People! And don't you forget it. Don't believe me?! Let Richy have a word with you! Richard Branson: Why business is about people, people and people Photo credits:  sdaponte via Small Kitchen / CC...

Differences between successful and unsuccessful people

This is a great post (see below). I would add a number of other things. But the one that really stands out for me is Passion. Passion to want to achieve something. Passion to be better at something! Passion that pushes someone through difficult times. You know that...

If life was in reverse…

I wanted to share this poem that I heard in a talk the other day. Its called ‘Reverse Living’ and takes a humorous angle on the flow of life. Turning the typical story that most of us seem to follow, and knocks it on its head. For me it invited me to really think about the perspective of life, and what I think about myself.

Come to the edge

(Transcription of a short speech I did for Toastmasters earlier this year) A poem by Christopher Logue. Come to the edge Come to the edge. We might fall. Come to the edge. It's too high! COME TO THE EDGE! And they came, and he pushed, and they flew. Living in our...

Setting a vision

A quote by Warren Bennis, considered by Forbes "A Dean of leadership Gurus" "Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality." This is exactly the challenge I have right now with my current business client. Setting a vision and committing to it is so...

Adventurers – An inspiring post by Richard Branson

I love this video in Richard Branson's tweet. It really felt inspiring. The smile on the lady astronauts face at the end is just brilliant. I'm sure the images in the video will become fact one day. Heres to all those explorers/adventurers/wanderers (I raise a glass)....

Speaking club interloper

I seem to be doing a lot of travelling these days, which has caused me to miss out on many toastmaster events in my home town of Leamington Spa (actually its Royal Leamington Spa, but that would make me look like some kind of toffee nosed, plum-in-the-mouth speaking...

Computer Says No… (HR robotics)

Why do some HR (Human Resource) departments resort so heavily towards CV filtering when looking for candidates? The usual explanation is that they have so many applications, they need to whittle down the number of candidates in some way. Fair enough! However my...

Resolve to be Resolute

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