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Facing and dealing with anxiety

I’ve been asked my by colleague and friend Kenneth Clifford to contribute to his blog and the Portsmouth counselling practice with a series of blogs on either neuroscience or anxiety. You can see I chose something far more practical. 4-5 people in my annual leadership programme of 40 candidates faces and struggles with anxiety in…

Achieve personal success part 1

“Serendipity. Look for something, find something else, and realize that what you’ve found is more suited to your needs than what you thought you were looking for.” – Lawrence Block Needs are things that are either essential or very important for healthy life.  For example as an organism, humans need oxygen to breathe, live and…

Three practices to help make 2013 successful

As we enter January many of us will undoubtedly bump up against folks setting new year resolutions and those refusing to do so on various principles. So here are three insights that I have recently shared with a group of professional executive assistants. If you implement these practices, you will no doubt notice that your…

Useful tips for speakers

Having worked with speakers on Ted, G8 and other key talk platforms, I would like to share with my blog readers some of the key lessons that emerge from coaching people to develop their stories and talks when you aim to inspire, involve, attract and win support and funding. Key things to consider for speakers…