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Being An Extraordinary Leader

Being an Extraordinary Leader – for Your Family and Your Business Knowing WHAT to say, HOW to say it and WHEN to say it transforms relationships. Many articles I read seem to be asking us to be leaders. Being technically great at what we enjoy is only part of it....

Value of The Vent

The Value of The Vent Dissolving the intensity of emotions (yours or others) so we can be heard and foster trust, harmony and respect in all our relationships. Two facts about angry outbursts You are likely to piss off or scare the hell out of others, especially...

Never Wrestle With Pigs

Never Wrestle with Pigs....You both get dirty and the pig likes it -George Bernard Shaw Bullying is everywhere. Playground. Boardroom. Bedroom.If you believe the saying “what you focus on grows”, then you can run your own program when it comes to people who treat you...

How To Get Co-operation From Team Members

How To Get Co-operation From Team Members

Something you may not know about me is that I run another business for pet sitting where I look after pets of all kinds in the pet’s home. I get loads of hugs from the pets and appreciation from the pet’s owners. Not so different from coaching really. Both are great...

Making Relationships Work With Busy Schedules

Making Relationships Work With Busy Schedules

You are arguing with your partner and then it hits you! You know full well it’s their fault, so you let them know. In one way or another, you are saying what you are doing right now is making me unhappy. Unfortunately, you just gave them all the power.  YEP!...

Resolving Conflict Within Ourselves

Resolving Conflict Within Ourselves

We retreat to our caves to feel safe Judgment closes us down and seems final. When someone has judged us, it’s safe to say it was a negative experience. For example, I recently called a colleague as I had thoughts of our relationship not being that friendly. As I...

How to Cope With Bullying

How to Cope With Bullying

Who is the Angel? When on one of my daughters was 7 years old I volunteered to be her team’s soccer coach. Ahem. I then learned to play soccer, the rules and learned to kick a ball. Beautiful crisp Autumn and Winter mornings awaited us. Other more ominous clouds...

How To Deal With Stressful Conversations

How To Deal With Stressful Conversations

If you’re intent on getting people to do what you want you may experience the resistance that naturally occurs when we try to force an outcome. If you start with creating a quality of connection with no other agenda, both people are more likely going to get their...