PERSONAL COACHING BLOG

New Years Resolution

Lets get into action and start making those resolutions reality. Talking about them is one thing... but making them a reality is the real goal. Just imagine when you sit down at the end of 2015, and you look back with real pride on what you achieved. Lets get into...

What’s so bad about being happy at work?

Let’s get something out of the way first. What was your response when you read the word 'happy' in the title? Did your face light up and think "great! Something happy to read about!”? Or did you think "Oh god… this positive mentality stuff really does my head in". It...

Have a meeting on your bike

How can you make meetings more interesting and engaging? OR even fun?... is this possible!? Surely meetings are about:- Wasting valuable business time. Listening to L...O...N... G conversations about aspects of the business that have no relevance to your own work. Or...

Love After Love

Love after love... I invite you to read the poem below. I think its fantastic. What does it mean to you? Love after love The time will come when, with elation you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own mirror and each will smile at the other's...

All that is given is not lost

I like to think that I am a generous person in my willingness to help others. Sometimes this creates a struggle between where I stop giving and expect something back in return. James Altucher describes a subject I have struggled with at times (see link below). The...

Organisations are not dead machines

The following quote from Sarah Lewis is very much aligned with my view of businesses. "Positivity, ethical actions, affirmative bias and whole system approaches – hold out the exciting and tantalizing possibility of building sustainable, flourishing, inspirational,...

Its good to talk…

Its my belief that the reason why Agile doesn't work on some projects, is because the element of communication is forgotten. People get too hung up on processes and events that need to occur (e.g. elements of Scrum). If we just get back to the idea of communicating,...

Comfort zone!!! …. Zombie Territory!

I bet most of you are in your comfort zones. You may think you are living in your comfort zones! ... but its not really living! Whats really happening is you're running a series of habits and behaviors, and kind of sleeping walking through life. Like a zombie... but...

What are you saying no to?

Sometimes we are too eager to say yes. Some of us just can't help it, and introduce too much into our lives. Whether it be helping someone out, or taking on yet another project... ask yourself, should this be something we could be saying no to.  

Speech by TC: The Gaia Hypohesis

As part of my own personal development, I decided to face one of my long term, powerful and disabling fears!!! Yup! Public speaking was a number one dread of mine. So I coached my self to overcome it. I face my fears and went for it. The speech below is not my first,...