Category Archives: Coaching

Forget Brexit, slow demand is now the biggest headache for UK business

I was genuinely delighted to read some of the findings of the research commissioned by the Enterprise Investment Scheme Association (EISA) showing so much support for the private sector in post-Brexit Britain. Some 7.4m investors are reported to have said that SME’s have become more attractive because of the increased trade prospects, and 29 per…
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“Authenticity is at the heart of success ” anon

One of the most consistent themes in recent years has been the search for authenticity – the rejection of fake values and identities in both business and as ourselves as people.  Rather than copycat our role models, we aim to recognise we are different people to start with while using their achievements for inspiration.    We…
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The Mind, Body, Spirit of Inspiration

“Inspire” and “inspiration” are both words deriving back to the Latin inspirare”, which roughly translates as blow into, breathe upon” or more figuratively “excite, inflame”.  By the Middle Ages, inspiring had become totally synonymous with breathing life into something, and these days we seem to be back with “excite”.   Either way, it is a definition that…
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10 Ways to be more Confident at Work (and at home)

Low self-esteem plagued me until middle age.  From feeling like the dumpy one at the back o the games class, the less-wanted sister, the odd one out because I wanted a career (unusual in my peer group) and then through years of trying to balance motherhood and running a business which leaves us all perpetually…
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