To become the person or the team you want to be, one way forward is to use the Wheel of Change (Marshall Goldsmith, US Executive Coach and Author). This is so simple I am surprised at how easy it is to use for my clients in coaching and for their teams at work. I … Continue reading Put on your CAPE and fly to change
Wishing you and your families, the happiest Christmastime and every joy in 2019. Anne Marie
The Art of Taking Action: lessons from Japanese Psychology This is a highly accessible book to help everyone get from procrastination to action. Our thoughts, ideas and intentions are really not much good without action – in fact, we may as well not have them at all! If you want to make changes in your … Continue reading Stop Procrastinating and take Action
Introduction Self-regard is how we regard our inner selves: do we like ourselves as we are, right now, our good points and our faults? When we look in the mirror can we smile at who we are, both on the outside (our appearance, bodies…) and in the inside (our talents, actions, qualities, strengths and weaknesses). … Continue reading Grow your Self-Regard (one of a series of practical guides on how to build your emotional intelligence)
A famous tale about Albert Einstein is that he dreamed up the theory of relativity when riding his bicycle. Businessman Warren Buffett is on record as sayingthat he reads for six hours per day and has very few scheduled meetings. Both of these examples stand in stark contrast to the ways in which most … Continue reading Take the time to think, it pays off, big
So many clients have questioned me when I suggested that emotional intelligence (EI) coaching and training will definitely impact positively on their professional competence and business results. They look at me questioning whether I really and truly realise the pressure they are under from stakeholders, customers, suppliers, agencies, and colleagues to over-deliver day after day … Continue reading Emotional Intelligence is not for wusses
What does success mean to you? This is one of the questions I ask so often in coaching sessions both one-on-one and in group settings. The answer obviously means different things to different people and to the same people depending on their stage of life. Success is often linked with the pursuit of happiness, status, … Continue reading Success = freedom to choose
My bet is you have a New Year's Resolution for 2017 that is connected in some way to your physical health: is it losing weight, upping vegetables, staying away from too much alcohol, sugar and bad fats, giving up smoking, getting more exercise?? Why do we so often forget our mental health, taking it for … Continue reading Improve your mental wellbeing for 2017, here’s how..