• over 50, but not over the hill!

    20th November 2018

    Age is a funny thing isn’t it? My Mum always told us as kids, that ‘it’s rude to ask someone’s age’ and so in some…

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  • why don’t we ask for help when we need it?

    19th November 2018

    Maybe it’s because I’ve been thinking and focusing on self-care for the last week, that I’ve noticed both for myself and others that we can…

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  • Self care is not selfish!

    11th November 2018

    Self-care seems to pop up all over the place at the moment. From discussions with managers around how they can build resilience to cope with…

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  • Coffee, with a dash of relationship advice

    6th November 2018

    In a coffee shop in Leeds the other day, a couple sat down next to me and I couldn’t help but over hear the interaction…

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  • What fears are holding you back?

    28th October 2018

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  • Getting the Best out of Your Conversations

    9th October 2018

    One of the programs that I have run time and time again is about gaining a better understanding of behavioural styles and the impact that…

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  • Handling the Tough Cookies!

    8th October 2018

    When I ask people to describe the type of character traits that they find hardest to deal with in others; more often people mention those…

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  • helping people through change

    20th August 2018

    It was Benjamin Franklin, writing in 1789 who was said to have made the comment, “the only certainties in life are death and taxes.” Two…

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  • big changes come with in steps

    6th August 2018

    Personally my heart always sinks when clients ask me to run a session on ‘time management.’ Don’t get me wrong. It’s not that I hate…

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  • comfy shoes and communication

    30th July 2018

    If you’re a shoe fiend like me, you’ll probably notice that even though you’ve got a whole range of shoes for every occasion…and maybe even…

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  • No dramas, pass me my pyjamas!

    23rd July 2018

     “no dramas, pass me my pyjamas…” I can’t use the word ‘dramas’ without smiling as I remember the famous song, by the fabulously talented Victoria…

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  • Authenticity and why’s it’s important as a leader

    16th July 2018

    Over the last couple of months I’ve been working with a couple of great people, who have been helping me to refresh and redirect my…

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  • Building commitment to change

    10th July 2018

    I was doing a workshop recently with senior managers, and we were looking at how we build acceptance of change and build commitment towards it.…

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