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So far Richard has created 55 blog entries.

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 – [...]

Learning’s from my Silent Retreat

By | December 31st, 2017|Challenge, Confidence, Learning, Personal Change, Personal Leadership|

Just before Christmas I joined a group of c50 other people on retreat at Gaia House, a centre for Buddhist learning in deepest darkest Devon. I [...]

8 Top Tips on Embedding Change

By | November 27th, 2017|Accountability, Challenge, Culture Change, Employee Engagement, Leadership, Team work|

Given that change seems to be endemic in every organisation I come across, it is fair to say that organisations that have the capability to [...]

I bet fear is getting in your way somewhere?

By | October 30th, 2017|Challenge, Confidence, Conversations, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Productivity|

I wonder, as we get sucked into the hugely commercial fiasco that is Halloween this evening, what you are scared of? I am scared of [...]

Three ways to help people help you

By | September 25th, 2017|Challenge, Confidence, Leadership, Personal Change, Productivity|

I recently completed the Bury 10k run as a ‘visually impaired guide’ for Paul, a partially sighted chap in his early 50s. Now Paul can [...]

When was the last time you got out of your comfort zone?

By | July 31st, 2017|Challenge, Confidence, Culture Change, Goal setting, Leadership, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Productivity|

I have written before and talk a lot (to anyone that will listen) about the fact that life is too short not to be the [...]

Three reasons you can’t see what you are looking for

By | June 26th, 2017|Challenge, Communication, Conversations, Leadership, Learning, Productivity, Team work|

Any Dad out there will I am sure have been on the receiving end of this (often semi-sarcastic) refrain “are you Dad looking again?” when [...]