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You Can Cut The Atmosphere With a Knife

We’ve all walked into a room at some stage and thought, “wow, you can cut this atmosphere with a knife”.  The energy in the room is electric with negativity, conflict and possibly even anger.  And ...

Keeping Calm When All Around Are Not: Quiet Curiosity

How can you keep calm when all around you seem to be getting angry and frustrated?  There are some people who manage to do it easily, and keep control during difficult conversations.  They come across ...

Postponing Procrastination

Procrastination: on goals, actions, to-do lists, ideas.  The report that needs to be done, presentation to prepare, even fitness targets we want to achieve.  They can start piling up and lead us to feel overwhelmed, ...

Breathing Out Stress

As we breathe approximately 20,000 times a day, inhaling and exhaling about 15 to 20 times a minute, you’d think we’d have it all under control.  But no!! Think about the last time you were in ...

Who’s Paying the Price for Your Emotions?

Have you ever considered who’s paying the price for your emotional state?  If you’re in a bad mood in one meeting, do you find that you’ve taken that mood into the next meeting?  And then, ...

A Change To The Small Words

When trying to achieve success for goals and targets, changing a couple of tiny words can help you move your focus from negative to positive. Not only is this very useful ...

Project ME! 2017

What is it that you want to change for yourself this year?  What are your targets and goals for your development that you want to put in place? Change isn’t easy, and it’s rarely fast.  The ...

Communication That Isn’t Perfect

Are you ever worried that your communication isn’t perfect?  Before your conversation (i.e. in your head), you know what you want to say and how you want to say it.  You may have also considered ...

Walk, Talk and Think?

How often do you think you should be “seen” by your team?   When should you be available to your team if they want to talk to you?  Those keeping to the confines of their office ...

My Coat Went To The Theatre Without Me

Not a sentence I would expect to say very often: my coat went to the theatre without me.  But that’s exactly what happened the other day Having had a very nice meal at a lovely restaurant, ...