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 [...]

It’s tough being an effective role model!

By | April 19th, 2017|Accountability, Challenge, Communication, Conversations, Leadership, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Team work|

I have just submitted a membership application on behalf of my daughter to join Ramsbottom Running Club and will happily stump up the £20 fee [...]

Insights from Aconcagua

By | January 25th, 2017|Challenge, Confidence, Goal setting, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Productivity|

It feels a little surreal to be sat back at my desk reflecting on what was, without doubt, the adventure of a lifetime (well so [...]

Unexpected Events

By | December 21st, 2016|Challenge, Confidence, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Productivity, Uncategorized|

Well with exactly a week until I fly I am writing this blog post from hospital, fortunately it is not me that has been admitted, [...]

What to pack?

By | December 15th, 2016|Accountability, Challenge, Confidence, Goal setting, Leadership, Personal Change, Personal Leadership|

Under 2 weeks to go :-) OMG!!! It has been a bit of a ‘bitty’ week really - busy, travelling, home to Devon, but got my [...]