Career Coaching: Negativity Bias

Negativity Bias

Career Coaching: Negativity Bias. The human brain is designed to have a negative bias. It is entirely designed to be looking for danger like a heat-seeking missile. This is how we have survived so long. This Negativity Bias is not always an asset, especially when you want to live forward or change a habit or […]

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Career Coaching: Permission

Whose Hoops Are You Jumping Through?

Career Coaching: Permission. One  of the roles of a career coach is that of granting permission. Permission to what? Permission to do this career-thing in the way YOU want. Often we arrive in our adulthood and we are absolutely full of ‘shoulds & oughts’. You may have been absolutely playing by ‘the rules’ for years. […]

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Career Coaching: Insanity

To Do This Is Insanity!

Career coaching: Insanity. In order to change your circumstances, you need to act differently. In order to act differently, you need to take risks. Humans are generally risk-averse. This is a natural part of our psyche. We don’t want to step into the unknown. We want to know exactly what the outcome will be if […]

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Leadership Coaching: Humility

Humility in Leadership

Leadership Coaching: Humility. Every worked with someone who can’t admit they got it wrong? How infuriating is that? Everyone makes mistakes. In most cases, the sky doesn’t fall in. So much is lost if those mistakes aren’t acknowledged: the lessons contained within and often the loyalty of those who know exactly what happened. The more […]

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Career Coaching: Agility

Embrace Change: I Dare You!

Career Coaching: Agility: I was thinking about relationships and why it is some survive and some do not. I believe it’s connected to the level of agility within each partner. We all change as the years go by. It’s about co-existence in a relationship where both parties are going to shift their perspectives ever so […]

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Leadership Coaching: Empowerment

Leadership Coaching: Empowerment

Leadership Coaching: Empowerment. Breaking news! The top-down, “tell you what to do”, type of leadership is dead… “ Leaders are people who hold themselves accountable for recognising the potential in people and ideas and developing that potential. “ Brené Brown  If only that were 100% true! Working with a dynamic 35-year-old recently she voiced this […]

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Career Coaching: Procrastination

Tackling Procrastination

Career Coaching: Procrastination: Can you turn your hand to anything? Do you have a head full of awesome ideas but often fail to realise them? Are you left beating yourself up and wondering how to generate a secure income? Well? I have news for you. You are probably, paradoxically, A ‘Completer-Finisher’ in Belbin’s Team Roles. […]

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