Category Archives: change

Stepping out

The do it now post that was the last thing I put on here turned out a bit on the prophetic side, because I decided to do something radical, back then in December 2011, and by July 2012 I had … Continue reading

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Do it NOW

Nearly the end of the year, less than two hours to go.  Have you made a list of resolutions?  I started my list, and I thought, why wait til the 1st? I started yesterday. So I’m off to bed, as … Continue reading

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What does it mean to be a Professional Certified Coach?

When I got to my emails this afternoon, there was a solstice present which had been sitting there from the night before (apparently the solstice was a day late this year… should we worry?): The ICF have awarded me my … Continue reading

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Resolution … Evolution

It’s that time of year. I get bloody minded about new year resolutions: you won’t catch me in the gym in January, it’s too full of people regretting that final slice of Christmas cake. And really, it makes better sense … Continue reading

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Compromise

What do we mean when we talk about compromise?  I get the feeling it can be rather a negative idea. The OED definition is: To settle a dispute by mutual concession; or to bring under suspicion or into danger by … Continue reading

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Surviving the ‘RE-organisation’

I’ve been thinking some more about redundancy, and its impact, not on the people who leave an organisation, but on those left behind. In the days when I worked for big organisations, there would be a reorganisation about every three … Continue reading

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Why Lead? NLP for leaders: Metaprogrammes 1

First in a series of blogs based on the manual for the leadership course Why Lead? developed with Steve Boyden for Revolution-Evolution To be or not to be is not a question of compromise. Either you be or you don’t … Continue reading

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The True Cost of Redundancy

Recently I’ve had several clients who have come to me because they are threatened with redundancy, or have recently been made redundant. (Yes, I know it’s the job that is redundant not the person, but I’ve yet to meet anyone … Continue reading

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There is something about Choice

If you find it hard to make decisions, or believe you have no choice about what you do with your life, there may be something in your choice strategy that you might want to think about adjusting. Here are a … Continue reading

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The wind of change

There is a curse attributed to the Chinese, which is translated two ways: May you never be bored and May you live in interesting times.  The implication is that change brings depths of distress you would only wish on your … Continue reading

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