To throw one’s hat in the ring
To issue a challenge; to proclaim one’s candidacy Remember those times when at school, work or elsewhere a volunteer has been needed, someone to step forward and to take on the project and get it done. There would have been times when you did not volunteer because the task repelled in some way, and there would have been those times when what would be need from you would be either something you had...
'Pie in the sky'
‘Pie in the sky’ – heavenly rewards; an unrealistic dream, ambition or goal. Have you noticed goals and dreams have had to be let go of or dismissed because they seem unrealistic. It does not seem possible that you/they will be able to achieve and fulfil that ambition. The idea seems so vast and unobtainable, that in the face of criticism, the best thing to do is to let it go. And you or someone...
Writing is on the wall
‘The Writing is on the wall’ - Disaster or downfall is imminent Have you noticed that graffiti sprayed on those walls that you pass on the way to work, along the road and rail tracks? Have you noticed the writing on the whilst waiting for a bus or train? You know that the writing is there, and maybe you have even read it once or more as it has passed within your field of vision. Now...
Words will not kill you
“Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will not kill me” That’s a mantra that many of us were encouraged to say as children to tell bullies that their words would not hurt us. Words do have a powerful impact on what we do and do not do irrespective of age. And the words we use in the conversations we have with ourselves in our heads effect the actions and decisions...
Face Your Fear Of Presentations
Have a fear of getting up and doing a presentation or speaking to a group of people. That’s perfectly normal, I used to have that. At the start of 2011, I was in complete fear of the thought of getting up and speaking in front of a group of people and doing a presentation. I no longer am, I enjoy the challenge. Step 1) I Went though a NLP process (“Walking the Archetypes”) as...
Getting on their Good Side →
There’s a physical element to getting on someone’s good side.
Coaching - Personal Training for Your Mind
Just as going down the gym and having a personal trainer can help you with your fitness regime. Having a life coach is like having a personal trainer for your mind, improving the fitness of your thinking in all areas of your life
Dealing with Redundancy. A new Chapter Begins
Redundancy is never easy. Having been through the process twice myself I know that each roller coast ride is different. As time has moved on, the pain has gone away as I moved into the following chapters in my life. If you have recently been made redundant or are in the process of losing your job have a read of this. Life Coach Article on Redundancy
Your Reservations to Coaching by Skype or Phone
In my networking, it has become clear that most people want face to face coaching and are against coaching by Skype or phone. And it doesn't appear to relate to an individuals age.
What are the reservations you have or have had in the past working with a coach over the phone or via Skype?
The benefits of having coaching by Skype or Phone
Of those of you that have had coaching over the phone or Skype.
What have been the benefits to you of receiving coaching by phone & Skype, as opposed to face to face coaching?
(For me, no traveling, saves money & time, can fit into my day easier, the flexibility it give me and the comfort of being able to speak from the comfort and security of my own home)
The Best Advice Is your Own
Nobody knows your life as well as you do. Nobody knows what is important to you, more than you do. Nobody has your level of expertise and ingenuity. Nobody will come up with strategies that are as compelling to follow as the ones you come up with yourself. You are the expert in your life. You have the capability to advise yourself and find the solutions and strategies that you are motivated to...