What next?

Sometimes it can feel like the world is in chaos and perhaps it’s better to just hang tight and wait. The reality is that this is hardly ever an effective strategy for an organisation, team or individual. The world moves on and staying put will mean that you are in effect going backwards. The most [...]

Don’t tell people your goals

It’s good to have goals isn’t it? Of course it is. As coaches and trainers we are also acutely aware that many people have goals, love telling others all about them but they never seem to quite manage to get there. What’s going on? Well the reality is that by talking out our goals we [...]

How to get great at finishing what you started

Successful people are not only great at starting things happening but are also great at finishing. Most people tend to fall into one camp or the other, i.e., they are either an ‘idea generator’ or a ‘completer-finisher’ and this tends to be an innate preference that we are born with. So what is the trick [...]

Transition – Part 2: Procrastination

In part 1 of this 4 part series we looked at how important it is to identify and follow your own values and beliefs through transitions in life. If you don’t then you can find yourself following someone else’s agenda which will ultimately lead to frustration. In this post we look at procrastination, the causes [...]

Breaking habits and keeping the benefits

Sometimes we have behaviours and habits that don’t make much sense to us. We find ourselves repeatedly taking that extra glass of wine too much, getting angry with the driver in front of us, eating that unhealthy food, putting off that decision until it’s made for us, being impatient just at the wrong time, slipping [...]