Blog Category: Blog

[Video] The client is resourceful and will come to a solution with or without a coach

This Presupposition of a Brilliant Coach is important because there is often the feeling amongst coaches that you have to finish the process and make sure your client leaves with a solution rather than saying: "That's your time up for today".

[Article] Everyone’s a Foreigner!

Have you ever been in a business meeting with a colleague and afterwards commented on how well it went? If your colleague looked at you in amazement and said it was a complete waste of time you may have found yourself wondering whether you were in the same meeting. The NLP answer is that you were in two separate meetings, because you were each filtering the experience differently.

[Video] Energy Levels

Have you ever been on a training programme that lasted a whole day, where there's been a lunch break and and you notice, after lunch, that the energy in the room has dropped a bit? People seem a bit less talkative, a bit less enthusiastic and, in some cases, downright sleepy! One thing you may not realise is that the post-lunch slump is more to do with the time you got up than the food you just ate...

[Article] A Good Read

I can’t remember a time when I couldn’t read. My older sister says she taught me to read as soon as she learned, which would mean I was not yet three years old when the mysteries of the written word began to be revealed to me... Perhaps that’s why I’m a compulsive reader. I read everything. Books, newspapers, junk mail, the back of the cereal packet, billboards, road signs, public notices, planning notices and menus. Very little passes under my eyes without being read.

[Article] When goals are not enough

As I look around everyone seems to have such busy lives. Even schoolchildren have an endless round of after-school clubs, ‘playdates’ and parties. Business people race from one meeting to the next, with no time in between to think, plan or delegate tasks. Small wonder that everyone seems to be reading email on the go (or in meetings). What did we do before we had smartphones?