Category: Personal

There’s a brand new free download in the Resources/Infographics section of my web site this morning – but I’m also including a further downloadable copy at the end of this post (take a look at the web page later though – there’s a bunch of free stuff there and no sign up). The Unique Ability…
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A characteristic I notice frequently as I listen to clients is “imposter syndrome”, so called because there are times when we don’t feel worthy enough to carry the responsibilities of leadership. Imposter syndrome happens when we compare our inside to other people’s outside. Always a mistake. One of the benefits of being a coach is…
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During March I took possession of a Garmin Fenix 5s running watch and have been using the wearable technology and the accompanying iPhone application to measure various fitness monitors. Almost a month’s data has now been recorded and it is revealing some very interesting information. For example, in the last 7 days: average resting heart…
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I’ve recently taken possession of the Full Focus Planner system created by personal development coach Michael Hyatt. You can see and read all about it here: https://fullfocusplanner.com This post isn’t an advert for the system – I’m not getting paid any introducer’s fees or commissions. It’s just an indication of the benefits I’m getting personally from…
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Today I meet for a full day with my business coach Rachel Turner. It’s a 6-monthly review meeting during which we will be: looking at the progress I’ve made since our 2-day intensive in early October 2017; I’m making more money in less time – result! I’m genuinely happy with the clients, the team and…
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At yesterday’s Barcelona Marathon, my running partner, Marcus Spry and I worked a plan. Mindful of our levels of fitness and injury, we decided that to aim at a finishing time of 5hrs 30 minutes was realistic. I ran 04:35 in Florence in November but since then, a knee ligament injury has slowed me down…
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There’s a lot of talk in the personal and professional development world about “goals”. Setting goals for the day/week/month/quarter/year is very much the language of coaching. For many of my clients, these goals become something more significant.  I like to call them quests. Joseph Campbell’s famous book “The Hero’s Journey” explains how the main characters…
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