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So far Richard has created 61 blog entries.

4 ways to slow down in order to speed up…….in the right direction!

By | March 25th, 2019|Challenge, Communication, Confidence, Leadership, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Priorities, Productivity, Strategy|

How often do you hear the phrases – “doesn’t time fly!” or “where does the time go?” come up in your presence, either uttered by [...]

Is your ‘why’ enough to overcome your fear?

By | February 27th, 2019|Accountability, Challenge, Confidence, Fear|

I have just returned from a long weekend in Rome with my younger daughter Maisy and am hugely appreciative of the fact we were able [...]

Learning from stupidity ……mine!

By | January 29th, 2019|Accountability, Challenge, Confidence, Learning, Lesson learning, Personal Change, Personal Leadership|

Yesterday I made a pretty stupid mistake that is embarrassing to admit, but in the spirit of openness and sharing (and good timing because I [...]

How do YOU measure YOUR success in life?

By | November 28th, 2018|Accountability, Challenge, Confidence, Goal setting, Learning, Personal Leadership, Priorities, Productivity|

  Measurement is important in every facet of life isn’t it? We need to be able to judge progress, ensure things fit, recognise contribution and [...]

Patience is a necessity not a virtue

By | October 24th, 2018|Challenge, Confidence, Goal setting, Patience, Priorities, Productivity|

I remember being in such a hurry in the very early stages of my working life in the Health Club industry, firstly as a Lifestyle [...]

Outside In – the Magic Mirror

By | September 19th, 2018|Accountability, Communication, Confidence, Leadership, Learning, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Productivity|

One of the things that holds organisations, teams and individuals back is the inability to see ourselves as others see us, we get locked into [...]

Every Day is a school day

By | May 23rd, 2018|Challenge, Confidence, Learning, Team work|

I had an interesting experience at the weekend entering Tiggy, my Hungarian Wirehaired Vizsla, into her first working, test the result - fun, frustration, insights, [...]

Are your priorities clear?

By | March 27th, 2018|Accountability, Goal setting, Leadership, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Priorities, Productivity, Strategy|

In my morning meditation earlier today Andi Puddicombe (Headspace.com) shared an interesting provocation. “Imagine if you only had today – how would you spend it?” [...]

4 ways of maximising shareholder value – for YOUR life!

By | February 27th, 2018|Accountability, Confidence, Goal setting, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Productivity|

I have just watched my daughters drive off up the road to school – Alice, the eldest, passed her test in early December and Maisy [...]

Are you one of the 50%?

By | February 15th, 2018|Accountability, Challenge, Confidence, Conversations, Personal Change, Personal Leadership|

As professionals, we spend on average 50% of our waking lives working – doing it, commuting to it, thinking about it, talking about it – [...]