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Posted 3 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
When I am coaching, I like to take my clients backwards and then forwards to their future. I invite them to enter a virtual time machine: my coaching 'Tardis' if you like – and I first invite them to seize the controls and take it back 10 years.
Posted 52 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Talk to most people about the power of manifesting desires and their eyes will just glaze over. It will be apparent they are totally closed to the idea, some may argue, particularly those in western cultures. The mere possibility that your unconscious mind can have the power to deliver real physical things, to them seems absurd. And yet even the science of quantum physics, is now accepting that “reality” is not quite what they originally thought.
Posted 116 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Most people never give themselves the opportunity to step back and see where they are in life. Like an artist stepping back from his easel, it’s a fundamental part of assessing how far you’ve come, and where you want to go.
Posted 129 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Recently, I've noticed there is a word that keeps coming up in the world of personal development. That word is 'Purpose'. But what does this word really mean and if we do know what it means, how do we find it? As a coach, these are two of the questions I most frequently get asked.
Posted 360 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
The motivation to set a goal usually stems from recognising that you would like to make a change in a certain area of your life. Making the decision to set a goal is a great way to break through your barriers but a plan is not an action and it is only by taking action that you can truly get the results you are hoping for.
Posted 731 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Have you found yourself subconsciously repeating a particular phrase about why you can't do something? Why you aren't good enough for a promotion, a new job or change of career?
Posted 758 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
Adopting a coaching culture within the workplace recognises the value of employees and encourages personal learning, growth and responsibility. Developing these skills can create more harmonious relationships, increased trust and stronger loyalty between employees and employer.
Posted 763 Days Ago in: Bev James, Coaching Articles
Self-esteem is a make-up of the thoughts, feelings and opinions we hold about ourselves, over time these habits of negative thinking can create beliefs about how we see ourselves and dent our self-worth. These beliefs however aren’t fixed and can change, depending on the way we think.
Posted 759 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
I'm Sam McDonald a British national currently living in South Africa. I've been coaching informally for many years, never being able to pass by an opportunity to fulfil my passion of assisting someone to get the best out of their life.
Posted 766 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
I'm a firm believer in the power of knowing ones 'purpose' - as an individual and as an organisation. From experience I know that purpose can serve as a powerful motivator and a yardstick for making the hard choices necessary to be successful, but only if it is accompanied by a clear understanding of how you're going to fulfil it and most importantly it is put to practical use in everyday decisions and actions i.e. it is authentic and credible.
Posted 780 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles
When someone uses the word brave the images that immediately come to my mind are soldiers fighting on the front line or people battling illness. So when I recount the story of the last year of my life and people use the word brave to describe it, it never used to ring true.