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Graduation… then what?

So perhaps your darling son or daughter or young family member has graduated from university or college and is now ready for the real world of employment. I’ve recently worked with a few young people who have graduated or are about to, and noticed that there’s a very real “deer in headlights” feeling with them; … Continue reading Graduation… then what?

How women can work better together #iwd2017 #BeBoldforChange

When women get together and collaborate effectively within a team anything is possible! Perhaps you’ve worked with a team that is predominantly or all female… how did that go? Women can make smarter teams Recent research published by Harvard Business Review shows that having more women in a team allows them to work smarter – so … Continue reading How women can work better together #iwd2017 #BeBoldforChange

What women want: #confidence #nwed

I work with many clients, some male but predominantly female, who at some point in our coaching sessions will say; “if only I had the confidence… more confidence… her confidence… “. What is it, this elusive thing that we tell ourselves we don’t have? Where is it? If you had it before, where did it go? Maybe you left it behind in a taxi or it vanished down the back of the sofa… and how can you find it again?

Feeling #overwhelmed? Create space for you

Focus 100% on whatever you’re doing, including being on holiday !!!

Liz Barron - Realize Coaching

beach During the summer months hopefully we all get to take some vacation / holiday time, either alone or with friends or family.

Many coaching clients I have been working with find it difficult to switch off, and feel overwhelmed at times by lots of competing demands, responsibilities and never ending “to do” lists.

When working with a client recently, I asked him if he had any time for himself and he admitted no – that somehow he felt that he had got “lost” in all the busy-ness of business. It was affecting his creativity and energy levels, and he wanted to do something about it – his “batteries” were becoming depleted because he wasn’t taking time for himself.

He even said that he purposely used the computer or smartphone out of habit because “doing nothing” seemed so self-indulgent. He also recognised that doing things solely for himself, even two or three…

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Are we there yet?

Some journeys can be long and arduous and test our patience. The journey of learning continues through most of our lives, and perhaps at times we wonder “Are we there yet?” – “Surely I must have arrived by now after everything I’ve been through”! But we often don’t realize just how far we have come. … Continue reading Are we there yet?