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So far Richard has created 65 blog entries.

YOU are numero uno!

By | September 23rd, 2019|Accountability, Challenge, Communication, Confidence, Habits, Learning, Personal Leadership|

September has been a month of ‘getting back on it’ after a reasonably quiet and lazy summer for me. By back on it, I mean [...]

Do you trust your team to fly free?

By | June 24th, 2019|Accountability, Communication, Leadership, Team work|

“Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold…” These are the opening lines [...]

Good habits…..the free gift that keeps giving

By | May 28th, 2019|Accountability, Challenge, Confidence, Goal setting, Habits, Personal Change, Personal Leadership|

I was re-reading some of my Twitter feeds the other day and read a tweet from a few weeks ago – ‘it is the little [...]

It’s the little things that matter

By | April 29th, 2019|Accountability, Culture Change, Leadership, Lesson learning, Priorities, Productivity, Strategy|

I am writing this blog sat on a ward in one of the Greater Manchester Hospitals with my wife Kirsty awaiting further exploratory tests on [...]

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 [...]