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  • Time Management - why it's challenging & how to get better at it. November 7, 2018
    I've taught time management skills for years and to be honest I feel there needs to be some home truths put out about it.Firstly if you've got a lot to do, it's going to take time.  There are no short cuts to action and thinking. So time management is about managing your mind and emotions […]
  • Imposter Syndrome. Why it's good for leadership September 27, 2018
    Imposter syndrome can happen for a number of reasons. 1. school didn’t support their learning style 2. adults didn’t support their ideas or abilities. 3. individuals can feel they can’t do the job to the level they’d like But in fact imposter syndrome might actually be a sign that they’re doing their job well.  Dunning Kruger Effect The Dunning Kruger […]
  • Nodding, Selling and building agreement September 27, 2018
    Nodding is an underrated body gesture.  We are social animals and like to copy each other.  When we get on with someone we often copy their body position.  But nodding is more than that. When we nod, people often nod back.  It's a bit like smiling.  When people nod they look like they are agreeing in a meeting.  Just […]
  • Deconstructing Tony Blair's writing style July 20, 2018
    I'm aware Tony Blair's reputation is no longer as an influencer and is not taken seriously by many on the world stage but I find his ability to construct his argument and use influencing language to build a speech fascinating. In this video he1. Starts with a feeling of understanding and compassion 2. Summarises his […]
  • Where Neuroscience meets Buddhism January 30, 2018
    I've just got home from a marvellous talk at UCL.  It was a marvellous birthday gift from a fellow coach and friend Grainne.  The talk A Conversation with Matthieu Ricard and Wolf Singer explored the meeting of two differing points of view.  Matthieu Ricard is a Tibetan Monk who translates for the Dalai Lama.  Wolf Singer is […]
  • Ten reasons why Meghan Markle will make a great royal leader December 2, 2017
    On Friday on BBC Breakfast one of the commentators said Meghan Markle will be used to the limelight because she's an actress.  Later in the day another commentators said Meghan is used to the paparazzi because she has been on the red carpet.  It is not this reason that Meghan Markle will make a great […]
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