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Where do you live?

Where do you live?

Now, I'm not asking a personal question about your address. I'm asking with curiosity about where YOU live. During your waking hours where is your emotional home? What does it look like?

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Disruptive thinking creates quality answers

Disruptive thinking creates quality answers

Creating quality results starts with a quality question. Ask and you shall receive. 

In a world of convenience, quick fixes, "overnight success" there is an impatience to seek solutions to problems externally. It is how we problem solve internally that truly makes the difference.

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The Trap of Thinking

The Trap of Thinking

Baa Baa Black Sheep….WAKE UP….there is no fence!!

Do you feel like the black sheep in the family? The square peg that doesn’t fit in the round hole? The ideas person who constantly gets told by the nay sayers “it’s always been done this way”?

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All you need is LOVE

all you need is love

As a noun the word love has many descriptors and is often described as a deep affection for…

As a verb the DOING part of love interests me deeply. How does love impact our life and perhaps, becoming even more specific, how do we DO love in our business?

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What you Focus on is What you Get

What you Focus on is What you Get

Yesterday, whilst I was training I looked out at a rather grey stormy sky.  I noticed a rainbow and drew the attention of the group to its presence. We all oohed and aahed and noticed the colours and it became clear that everyone had their favourite colour.

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Take time to reflect in action

Take time to reflect in action

What does it mean to reflect in action and experience time more deeply?

Is it possible to experience time more deeply and slow time down by practicing reflection in action?

Donald Schon (1973) first introduced the concept of reflection on action (thinking about something that has already happened) and reflection in action (thinking on your feet) and it has been widely debated ever since in the world of education and training.

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Donít tell me you are busy, tell me WHY?

Donít tell me you are busy, tell me WHY?

 “I am so busy” is becoming the new black. It is something I have observed with professional interest over the last 18 months as a coach and been personally fascinated with for all my life. You see, I am just like everyone else and find myself cornered by the “there is no time for ME” belief and consequently, choose to forget I have choices.

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Creating Possibility through Inductive Thinking

Creating Possibility through Inductive Thinking

Our brain has the amazing capacity to store and process information at a rate that makes our top track athletes look like snails. We are bombarded with millions of data every single day and yet, what we choose to focus on is often based on our interpretation of truth.

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Autumn Reminds Us To Let Things Go

Autumn Reminds Us To Let Things Go

Autumn reminds us that it takes care of the dead stuff, by letting it go. As the leaves are being blown around in the wind today, it reminds me that nature just knows what to do, and does it so consistently.

Maybe, one of the big decisions you need to make is the decision to let something or someone go. For the greater good of the tree, it lets its’ leaves fall to the ground, knowing that new life comes in the Spring.

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Decision making for future possibilities

Decision making for future possibilities

Do you find yourself sharing a great idea or passion with those around you and there is always a “naysayer” in the room tutting and saying, “Be realistic”. 

And how do you respond to that? Agree with them in principal, doubt yourself or does it get you fired up and you choose to prove them wrong?

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Can you be trusted with your future goals?

Can you be trusted with your future goals?

Goals are only words on paper if you cannot be trusted to keep your promises to yourself.

What does it mean to be trustworthy? In the world of business and life itself, keeping promises to ourselves means raising our standards to BECOME the person we need to be to achieve the goals and be deserving of the outcome. 

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Becoming More: Cultivating Goals

Becoming More: Cultivating Goals

"Learn the Lesson of the Seasons" - Wisdom from Jim Roth (2012)

Life is chaotic, confusing sometimes and yet, nature reminds us that there is an order, a time to grow and a time to reflect. Similar to nature, goals can be set productively and we can reap the harvest, so to speak.  

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