Why you are too clever to coach yourself

Why you are too clever to coach yourself

You are clever, competent, achieving success. What in the USA they call smart. You are good at planning, using your logical brain. Structured thinking is something you excel at. You know how to goal-setting, you can write and implement project plans. In short, you can organise yourself, make plans and get things done. That doesn’t mean that you can do your own coaching. Perhaps you are coaching yourself through change, because You are looking...

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The biggest project you will ever work on in your life

The biggest project you will ever work on in your life

You might feel that the biggest project you will ever work on is the multi-billion dollar deal you are currently developing. Or you might feel that the biggest project you will ever work on is your children – bringing up children is truly an exercise in courage and wonder! These may be the biggest external projects you will ever do but they can only take place because of you. You bring your unique skills experience and personality into the mix....

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When you have it all and there is still something missing

How can it be that successful people think something is missing? That they feel they need a rewrite in their lives? Sometimes in quite a dramatic fashion. There is: The grown up gap year The midlife crisis The purchase of the Lamborghini The fling with the floozy Often followed by the expensive divorce Of course changing direction can be less dramatic, with a new focus on fitness, health and wellbeing or a new hairstyle or a makeover. And as...

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Do you have the courage to make the big leap?

So this is the sneaky little secret most coaches will not tell you –  change takes courage! Or at least a little bit of stepping outside your comfort zone. Most people know this. Many people will resist change for this very reason. They don’t like even the thought of the discomfort of how they will feel. Exceptional people are ready to step up for change because they have a forward looking mind-set. They want a life of growth success and...

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When you are asking What Next?…how to get clarity about your life and your goals

Clarity is something all coaches will work on, so it sounds a bit of a coaching cliché. But that’s because clarity is so important when you want to make changes in your life. If you don’t have crystal clear clarity about what you want your chances of getting there are low. If you really want to shape your life, take control of your future, you need to have clarity around: Who you are What your values are What matters to you most of all What...

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