Being vs doing

One of my favourite parts of being a coach is supervision. Supervision is when we, as coaches, get to talk to another coach about something, or we get to practice a new technique or explore a topic. Last night I explored the topic of being vs doing.  Paying attention to signs It’s something that’s been … Read more

How to reduce your cognitive load

I downloaded the Calm app this week. In the past, I’ve used Headspace, which I love but one of the things about Calm that intrigued me was the little daily wisdom snippets. Today’s was on cognitive load.  I’d never really heard of cognitive load, although when Jay Shetty started talking about it I realised it’s … Read more

What is inner strength?

I talk with my clients about inner strength. This phrase is used fairly widely within the coaching sector but it is open to interpretation. I thought I might explain what I mean when I talk about tapping into your inner strength.  What is inner strength? If I asked you what inner strength meant to you, … Read more

The frustration of my to-do list

I went to share an email about my goal setting webinar, a five-minute job, but as I wrote it and went to get the link to the associated workbook, I realised the workbook needed updating – another five-minute job. This happens all the time, the frustration of getting through my to-do list. Specifically, going to … Read more

Self-Care for Leaders

I have been thinking about self-care for leaders this week because when I posted a question on my LinkedIn profile the other day about skills you need for leadership, my business mentor, Ann said this:  “The good ones are busy looking after everyone else but they’ve still got all the same concerns and issues in … Read more