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Posted 29 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 142 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 155 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 386 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 867 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Personal Success, Tips
The ability to set goals makes an enormous contribution to the success of an individual. Most successful people are goal-orientated. They take time to identify what it is that they want and they build up a really clear and detailed picture of what achieving the goal will look and feel like. They then take regular action to move towards their goal. Sounds simple enough right?
Posted 937 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Personal Success, Tips
Our needs include: winning, pride, ego, curiosity, personal power, love, recognition, creativity, success, self-esteem, accomplishment, peer approval, emotional security, belonging, and freedom. Just the knowledge of those needs can help us to identify our own drivers or motivation.
Posted 1751 Days Ago in: Coaching Articles, Success Stories, Tips
To achieve your goals you need to write, review and act on them and have a plan. It’s critical that once you decide what you want, you look at what the obvious steps would be to get there.
Posted 1751 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, In The Spotlight, Personal Success
I booked onto the free 2-day course at the end of February and went along to day 1 slightly uncertain of what I was going to encounter, but very definite in the knowledge that I wanted to learn as much as possible about myself and others. I’m pleased to say that I enjoyed it immensely and found it an inspiring 2 days, and knew I wanted to pursue coaching.
Posted 1927 Days Ago in: Personal Performance Coaching, Personal Success, Tips
One of the core skills most coaches deal with is goal setting. It seems relatively straight forward, yet most of us and our clients find it hard to achieve the goals we’ve set, so let’s take a good look at why that is and what we can do about it. The most common model for goal-setting is represented by the acronym SMART – specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and time based. The other element that is usually stressed is that the goal should be positive; for instance, instead of saying “I will lose 20 pounds,” one might say, “I will have a stable, healthy weight of 12 stone.
Posted 1884 Days Ago in: Coach Spotlight, Coaching Articles, In The Spotlight, Personal Success, Success Stories
As far back as the year 2004, my work as a Marketing Manager at the multinational was overcoming me. I was completely overwhelmed even though everyday I was leaving the office late in the evening and working long hours. I never had the time to delegate, I spent the days running from meeting to meeting, and I could seldom be with my children. For my birthday, my wife gave me a very special present: coaching sessions.