“I don’t know” versus “I wonder…..”

By | February 24th, 2020|Challenge, Communication, Conversations, Learning, Personal Change, Personal Leadership|

When was the last time you came across a word that you didn’t know? What did you do? I was reading a book the other [...]

Who or what are you resisting right now?

By | January 28th, 2020|Accountability, Challenge, Conversations, Fear, Habits, Leadership, Meditation, Mindfulness, Personal Change, Personal Leadership|

I have just finished my morning meditation using the Headspace App and the topic or theme of the ‘pack’ that I am currently on is [...]

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 – [...]

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 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 [...]

Do you catch ‘them’ doing it well?

By | May 19th, 2017|Communication, Conversations, Employee Engagement, Leadership, Learning, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Productivity|

This blog was inspired by a couple of events, brought together after listening to the Radio 2 Thought for the Day slot last Friday – [...]

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 [...]

What do you want to do when you grow up?

By | June 28th, 2016|Accountability, Challenge, Confidence, Conversations, Leadership, Learning, Personal Leadership, Productivity, Strategy, Vision|

Back in 1974 when I was just 5 years old, I was travelling in our battered old Peugeot 504 (KLH 666 :-)) from Njoro down [...]

I bet you don’t ask for help very often?

By | January 27th, 2016|Confidence, Conversations, Culture Change, Leadership, Productivity|

A couple of weeks ago winter finally came to the North West and we had a weekend of snow – well to be precise, an [...]

Two Ears versus One Mouth

By | October 12th, 2014|Communication, Conversations, Personal Change, Personal Leadership|

“We have two ears and only one tongue in order that we may hear more and speak less.” ― Diogenes Laërtius My colleague and friend [...]