Abusive relationships can play a dangerous part in our work relations and particular in a team environment. How do you deal with a bad apple in the cart i.e. a difficult member in a team that seems to be focussed on ruining your image, your reputation, and your good will? One of the most common […]
The power of silence
One of the new ICF’s (International Coaching Federation) coaching competencies is – ‘Embody a Coaching Mindset’ and something came up for me whilst coaching one of my clients this week (let’s call him Simon). I’d like to share this experience: Simon had been talking for some time on a subject that he had said he […]
Untouchable to adversity – dance like nobody’s watching
“There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance. We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and our imperfections. If we cannot […]
“ARE THERE ANY MANAGERS IN THE ROOM”?
Honoured to be invited to speak to the factory teams at Rolls Royce last year, I talked about how people ‘show up energetically’. We chatted around what happened when people were under a lot of stress; the physical and mental effects and how behaviour visibly changed. They discovered that they each had an Energetic Profile, […]
Let’s get this straight! What is Coaching?
It is an extraordinary and unique relationship designed to create a significant impact and sustainable results in ALL areas of a person’s life. It’s a powerful process uniquely designed to create lasting change. It is a profession, and one that offers highly qualified experts. Because of the extraordinary benefits of the coaching relationship, to both client and […]
Say goodbye holidays and hello stress?? So why not plan for it, deal with it and transform it
Whether you are a woman going back to a male-dominated workplace and are dreading the impending struggle. Whether your team is shrinking but the volume of work is rising. Whether your boss is demanding deadlines that cannot be met, or whether you relate to a fear of ‘life as usual’. All of these pressures will […]
Behind the thought lies…
Standing on the platform at Victoria station looking up at the destination board, a man called at me “where are you going love“, I wanted to say “I don’t know really, where do you recommend?” but then I laughed feeling elated at the kindness of the human mind, the spontaneity of thought, the curiosity of […]
Establishing boundaries is necessary for physical and emotional safety as well as healthy relationships
How do you know if your personal boundaries are being crossed? It was when I first started learning about boundaries that I realised I had very few to speak of. What can happen is that when you have few or very weak boundaries, you develop the amazing talent of self-denial and then compliance plays games […]
Have you come back from your summer holiday feeling like this? If so, you are absolutely not alone!
Have you come back from your summer holiday feeling like this? You were probably already feeling demotivated, confused, and unheard Here are 10 reasons why you may be feeling this way and 10 do-able suggestions: 1.You are not showing up daily with the highest possible level of energy, and if we measured your energetic profile, […]
Emotional intelligence, transforming pain to gift
If asked the question, “What was your greatest pain?” or conversely “What was your greatest love?” What would you say? Both questions could mean the same thing when you are looking at pain positively and as some sort of gift. Have you ever dug deep and asked yourself about your childhood or queried who you […]