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Giving yourself permission to dream

Giving yourself permission to dream.

How often do you allow yourself to dream, immerse yourself in your ideal world? Give it structure, and form so you can inhabit the future you want for yourself? Continue reading

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How are you investing your energy – in times of organisational change?

Today’s blog is the first of three on the ‘Energy Investment’ model (1) and how it might relate to the choices you make during organisational change. So first let me ask: Continue reading

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Why some compassionate curiosity might be perfect right now

During these times, and the roller coaster of emotions I am experiencing; as a result, I am learning to check in daily and ask myself with compassion and curiosity: What have I struggled with today? When did I feel at … Continue reading

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When times are tough, keep going

What do you do when times are tough? Perhaps work is not going well, or it just feels like you are ‘wading through treacle’? Progress feels inordinately slow, and you wonder if you are moving backwards. I know for me, … Continue reading

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Twelve steps to a successful career

Be aware – know your environment. Know the terrain in which you operate. Who are the leaders, influencers, competitors, and innovators within your industry? In other words, know the major players in your field. Build a reputation – be the … Continue reading

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My charter for Inclusive Leadership….

“You can have courage, or you can have comfort, but you can’t have both” – Brene Brown  One of my favourite quotes and the one I am choosing as the banner for today’s post on Inclusive Leadership.  And, as a … Continue reading

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Zoom, Zoom, Zoom, Zoom…

My tongue in cheek homage to Baldrick’s war poem, ‘The German Guns’ from Black Adder Goes Forth. It starts and ends with Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom. So, without further ado, I give you: Zoom, Zoom, Zoom, Zoom… Some pointers – … Continue reading

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SWOT Analysis – In challenging times

This month, and for the foreseeable future, I will be sharing some of the tools, techniques, models that I’ve used with my coaching clients, which they have found to be helpful. I’m hoping you will find the same. The purpose … Continue reading

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The tussle between my ‘Tortoise’ and my ‘Hare’…………Part Two

Being random might be my superpower. I am a quirky, random black woman, who like a butterfly can flit between projects and interests, in an instant. And then, ponder overlong and drag my feet, when speed and decisiveness are needed. … Continue reading

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A moment of ‘Career Pique’…………

Despite this happening over twenty years ago, I will still drop my head in my hands every time I think about it. An incident where I allowed my irritation and pique to get in the way of my usual good … Continue reading

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