Shall we dance? A lesson in building trust

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Every month I meet with a small group of coaches for our own development. This month’s topic was building trust. We each take a turn to be coached and to coach. This week I volunteered to be the coach. At the end of the session, they ask me and the coaches to provide a piece … Read more

Career advice during Covid-19

I have been having career coaching sessions with clients during the last 10 weeks of lockdown and conversations have become more related to finding jobs and job applications rather than wider career development. The good news is that people are finding jobs, with 80% of my clients finding jobs within this time. Nevertheless, I thought … Read more

What to do when you’re feeling frustrated

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I asked the members of the Think, Grow, Be Inspired group how they were feeling this week. Every single reply said frustrated, fed up, angry. I thanked them for sharing and I said I was feeling frustrated too. It got me thinking about what to do when you’re feeling frustrated.  What is frustration?  One of … Read more

Managing your personal productivity in lockdown

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I would definitely describe myself as productive (80% of the time at least!) I’m driven by a deadline and during Covid-19 all my deadlines have disappeared and I’m finding it hard to manage my personal productivity, by which I mean I am giving myself a hard time for not doing more. Managing my productivity at … Read more