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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]