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?
Traditionally on St Patrick’s Day, the shamrock with its three leaves is used as a metaphor to represent the Christian trinity… NOT to be confused with the elusive four-leaf clover which represents good luck! How can the shamrock inspire us on the road to recovery? Given that we are known for having “the Luck of … Continue reading Make your own luck, with the shamrock
Perhaps you might be considering writing a blog, either to promote your business, find a new employer or simply to tell your story. But while people are being told to get blogging, many of them feel resistance to the idea - so its worth looking at overcoming the reasons why they don't, which sometimes come … Continue reading “Publish and be damned” – 6 reasons people resist blogging
All over Ireland, people who thought they were purely a “corporate animal” are discovering their entrepreneurial spirit, and unleashing their skills and talents in new ways to achieve their goals. I know this, because that was me, and I’ve met plenty of others too. I’ve worked with several coaching clients in corporate roles, who believe … Continue reading From Employee to Entrepreneur – making the change
This March, we’re celebrating our first two years as an independent small business, offering professional coaching to help clients realize their goals in work and life. Like any other two year old, there have been teething problems, tears and tantrums - and that’s just been me, thankfully not (all) the clients! But I just thought … Continue reading Realize Coaching – it’s our birthday!