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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…

How coaching can help with decision making

If you chase two rabbits, both will escape.- Unknown author Decisions are nothing more than mental processes that help us select a course of action or belief state. Every decision making process whether conscious or unconscious will produce a specific and final choice at any given time, though some choices can be refined or revisited…