I’ve Spent Many An Unhappy Year

My friend is an amazing coach and she had permission from her group coaching session last night to share the insights. One of her clients said, “I’ve spent many an…

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Momentum Under The Microscope

It’s the season for holidays, extended long weekends and breaks. They are amazing for replenishment but that doesn’t always equate to lots of rest. Replenishment can come in many forms: physical,…

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Pressing The Reset Button

You may or may not have noticed, it’s been a couple of weeks since the last Coffee & Notes blog. I had been on a weekly roll for some time so…

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My Arch Nemesis

Feeling destabilised by othersOne of the problems my clients often report is feeling destabilised by certain people. Usually they will be strong characters, confrontational or even aggressive in their approach…

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It Was Shameful

I was watching Elsie’s swimming lesson this week and something strange was happening. The teacher would get all of the swimmers to line up but when Elsie (and a few…

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An Honest Conversation

How do you know when you are not in integrity? Guilt. This is the emotion of falling short. “Guilt is the discomfort we feel when we evaluate what we’ve done…

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The Career Pathway

There are a series of predictable and repeatable steps to create an intentional career. From one that unconsciously unfolds in front of you to a purpose driven career where you…

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The Two Arrows of Suffering

There are two elements to fear: Fear of an emotion Fear of the fear itself Most of the challenges we face in life and our careers are a result of…

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Paddle hard and surf the wave

Sometimes we need to slow down in order to speed up.I started a business accelerator programme in April. In the first session they introduced the maxim –“Paddle hard and surf…

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