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…

Developing courage and resilience

Over the last few weeks I had the pleasure of meeting a number of amazingly talented individuals that are not living their true dream. You know what I mean.  That ideal vision of how life would look like for them. And neither am I, though I’m getting closer. All this stuckness got me thinking about…

How are you helping things go right?

Pick up a newspaper or listen to the radio and you will hear people bemoaning or having an issue with something from immigrants taking British jobs, kids getting crappy eduction, CEOs being overpaid, the environment getting ruined faster than we can say – pass me another cold Diet Coke and so on and so on.…

Who is paying attention to your dreams?

This is what I wondered last night arriving home from a lovely weekend at the sea, excited about all the ideas that fresh sea air and breeze and a company of wonderful friends generated in my head for things I’d like to do and create. Fresh in my mind were a number of recent conversations…