Top tips for Affirmations and why they work

We should never underestimate the power of belief, both positive and negative.  Affirmations are an effective way of reprogramming our conscious and unconscious mind from unhelpful thought patterns to positive beliefs about ourselves.

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7 ways to develop psychological safety for your team

Today I was walking with my 8-year-old son in the woods.  He is amazing at riding his bike, one-handed, standing up, sitting down, one leg and always asks to bring his bike on dog walks. Yet today we Read more

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Is Accountability an Evolutionary Concept?

Over the last 12 months, as a trainer and a coach, I have heard many comments and complaints that indicate (for some) 2020-21 may not be the most productive the UK has ever seen. Is it ok to put Read more

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Are you certain?

I have noticed over the last 12 months or so that I have joined a new club. Its called the “women of a certain age” club. I don’t know how I joined it, have no idea what the criteria Read more

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It’s the thought that counts….

“Needing a strong positive mindset to handle uncertainty and change isn’t the prerogative of women you know – particularly at the moment!” said my friend and colleague Mark. I think he was slightly miffed and to be honest that we had focussed our Read more

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The Evolution of the 6 thinking habits…..

It started with a conversation, just a conversation in-between breaks at a leadership development workshop which Alison was the facilitator and I was the coach.  We shared our back stories and agreed how challenging and hectic life could be, Read more

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Being bold after maternity leave

So it was a month before I had to go back to work and I am waiting for my boss at a coffee shop with baby Frankie in the baby carrier.  I sat there wondering how 11 months had Read more

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How are you?

I was walking in the park the other day, the sun was shining and the leaves are a beautiful range of oranges and reds. My head was full of things to be done when I got back to my desk and I Read more

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