Category: Personal

There comes a moment in personal or business development when we PIVOT. At that moment, the course changes in a fundamentally new direction. The old rules become history. The new rules become your bigger future. For my clients there are numerous examples of PIVOTal decisions: to finally leave the NHS and offer an independent solution…
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Countdown. Welcome to the final 100 days of 2017, starting today. Take a moment to reflect: Congratulate – what have I achieved so far this year? Contemplate – where am I today? Critique – what am I tolerating? Challenge – what do I still want to do before the year end? Are you coasting for…
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So there I was, feeling a little sorry for myself because this week is a series of 05:00 alarm calls and 22:00 hotel arrivals, dashing up and down the country to meet clients and speak at 3 conferences. Then I asked yesterday evening’s cab driver (from The Village Hotel in Morley, Leeds to Dewsbury station)…
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Today, I’m looking forward to an uninterrupted day in my basement office, The Barrow Bunker. Days like this are very rare (this one has only happened because of a short-notice change of personal plans) and looking at the blank space in my calendar is making me feel excited. This is what I’ll be doing today:…
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Well I ticked the box on the 35-mile Ultra-Marathon yesterday (my 25th marathon distance) and satisfied myself that ordinary marathon running is my distance and that I will not be doing that to myself again. At the start of the run I was chatting to runners who regularly smash out 50 and 100-milers – hats…
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Please help by donating to Coach Barrow’s Marathon for Manchester in Liverpool on my JustGiving page. All funds go to The British Red Cross Society to help the victims of the Manchester bombing.