Category Archives: Coaching

Thoughts and ideas on coaching

Solitude

Several years ago I was fortunate to participate in a solo in the Spanish Pyrenees, facilitated by the great organisation Way of Nature, which provided a natural space and opportunity for personal meditation and reflection. It was incredibly reinvigorating, and … Continue reading

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Thank you

As I approach the halfway mark of this this one year project of weekly postings then I give thanks to you, the readers, for sticking with me as I muse about all matters related to professional transitions, and the tangents … Continue reading

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Something a little different

To change tack a little on the weekly postings from my principal interest to explore here, which is on matters pertaining to transitions, particularly in the workplace, this post is about handwashing. Which certainly has great relevance, as questions arise … Continue reading

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Are we there yet?

As followers of my posts will know, I am a big fan of the writing of Oliver Burkeman and a subscriber to his twice-monthly email, The Imperfectionist, which I heartily recommend subscribing to as well! His new book, Four Thousand … Continue reading

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Dreaming of a better future?

As the summer break approaches for many of us, you may be giving consideration as to what to read. If like me you find that you do not have enough time to read except when on a break, then the … Continue reading

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Wastes of Time

Kristin Wong in Lifehacker writes on The Biggest Wastes Of Time We Regret When We Get Older. The four areas she flags up are: Not asking for help; Trying to make bad relationships work; Dwelling on your mistakes and shortcomings; … Continue reading

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You Only Live Once (YOLO)

As many of us consider our future careers in light of the lockdowns of the past year, some are considering a radical departure to do something different, driven by the realisation that “You Only Live Once” (YOLO). In this article, … Continue reading

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Quiet Ego

Scott Barry Kaufman, academic and author and humanistic psychologist, writes in The Pressing Need for Everyone to Quiet their Egos on the benefits of the “Quiet Ego” as a means of balancing and integrating the interests of the self and … Continue reading

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The Vocation Myth

You may be aware of the great learning available through The School of Life, but you may not be aware of The Book of Life which the institution continues to collate from its contributors and teachings on “the most substantial … Continue reading

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Brain fog

Further to my post last week on languishing, this week I note a related concept of “brain fog” which was featured in this article by Moya Sarner (who has also written on the power of listening, a focus of another … Continue reading

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