The story got me thinking about another of my “top ten” themes… getting our ducks in a row. We often waste so much time waiting… waiting in line, waiting for an answer… for the right time, to feel ready.
The 10 Year Challenge has recently been the subject of many memes and online gags – but for most of us in business today, making it to ten years is a significant achievement and worthy of celebration! If anyone had told me 11 years ago that I’d have my own business, I’d have laughed in … Continue reading Ten Years to Realize – My Ten Year Challenge!
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
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
“If you can dream it, you can become it”. Sean Gallagher’s mantra has helped him to achieve all the goals he set for himself; achieving success as a farmer, politician, youth worker, sportsperson and entrepreneur. He recently visited the Transition Year students at Oatlands College in Stillorgan and made a big impression on them. Sean’s … Continue reading Sean Gallagher’s visit inspires Oatlands College TY students
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!