When I was first training to be a Business & Personal Coach we were told the following story during one of our seminars by one of the guest speakers, which I like to call The Bin and The Banana Skin: ‘When I worked in an office, everytime I went into the kitchen I remember thinking … More The Bin And The Banana Skin: A Story About The Problem Of Trying To Change Habits
‘It’s a new week which means a fresh start and a brand new me!’ On Sunday you found yourself sitting on the sofa unhappy with the way an area of your life is going and decided something different has to happen. ‘Enough is enough, tomorrow is when I make the change and become the me … More When Motivation Isn’t Motivating Enough
I love sports, and when I was growing up it was one of my favourite things to do. When summer came around and it was athletics season I relished getting onto the field, and I particularly loved sprint racing. I wasn’t the fastest in the year, but up there in the top few. I liked … More Are You A Sprinter Or A Long Distance Runner?
When we were asked as small children what we’d like to be when we grew up we would come up with every answer under the sun: Vet Astronaut Firefighter Teacher Circus performer A Ninja Breed fire-breathing dragons Become a dog In a child’s mind it is all completely possible: You will to be a teacher … More What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?
‘How long are you going to do this for?’ This was the second of two very interesting questions I was asked by my friend one evening back in July just after leaving my job, with the first one being Part I: So How’s Unemployment Treating You? Once again his words slapped me in the face, but … More Part II: How Long Are You Going To Do This For?
‘So how’s unemployment treating you?’ This was one of two questions that a friend asked me a couple of weeks after I left my full-time job back in July to pursue my other goals. (The other question I will write about in next week’s post). I remember thinking; ‘Those are interesting words to use to ask … More Part I: So How’s Unemployment Treating You?
Love them or hate them but deadlines really are one of the best tools at your disposal. Although I definitely wouldn’t have agreed with this statement when I was a teenager. Throughout secondary school I was alwaysa lastminute.com person when it came to revision and getting my work handed in. I would get it done, … More Deadlines: getting it all done at the last minute…in a rush…as always.