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6 Reasons to Create Your Own Internal Change Agents

6 Reasons to Create Your Own Internal Change Agents Having selected, trained and coached several groups of internal change agents over the years, across different industries, its been a privilege to witness the massive changes they were able to facilitate and tremendous results they delivered. Not to mention their rapid Read more...
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Performance Improvement and Life After Brexit

Performance Improvement and Life After Brexit Are you still in shock about Brexit, or is it old news now? Getting on with new ideas and plans, or still stuck in the headlights of disbelief and disarray? Role models of high performance As the completely amazing performances of the Great Britain Read more...
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Work-Life Balance Olympian Style – 7 Secrets of Elite Champions

  Hooray for our Team GB Olympians!!! What truly outstanding performances from so many, to win 67 medals in all. 27 Gold, 23 Silver and 17 Bronze - Wow, truly amazing! Wonderful timing for putting the heart and self respect back into Great Britain, after Brexit as well. How did Read more...
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Exploring Deep Space (Within)

I recently attended a meeting of business change agents in London, who are exploring setting up a collective, to deliver new forms of transformational change to big business clients. There were great quality explorations and discussions, generated with a twist! Sugar bowl or talking stick? The exercise we all explored Read more...
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Your Own Hero’s Journey

One of the timeless stories in our human existence is ‘The Hero’s Journey’. Attributed to Joseph Cambell, the American academic and researcher, this powerful metaphor for change has been revealed in many of his books (e.g. The Hero With 1000 Faces) and interview series (e.g. The Power of Myth, with Read more...
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Becoming Smarter Than Your Brain

I was reading a wonderful post from Deepak Chopra a little while ago, basically stating that the mind is an empty construct and has no content embedded in it, apart from what we create ourselves, through our learned beliefs, values and experiences, etc. It got me excited (emotional) as well as Read more…

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Why Executive Life Coaching?

Are you human or machine? So many leaders and companies run their teams and people strategies as some kind of macho endurance competition, that ultimately grinds people into a pulp and creates huge levels of stress and anxiety across the whole workforce. In these macho cultures, coaching is often considered Read more...
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Social Purpose – Whats Yours?

Social Purpose is becoming a real differentiator in the marketplace, especially for consumer facing companies. This is about what you do in (and through) your business, to be of highest service to the greater good. The ‘bigger why’ question. Its about consciously and openly providing benefits to others, through a Read more…

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12 Things That Destroy Energy in High Performing Teams

Earlier in my career I was fortunate enough to lead a £40M British Aerospace commercial aircraft customisation project, delivering 5 Advanced Turbo Prop (ATP) aircraft for British Airways. It was a game changing project in many ways... The first pilot project using Goal Directed Project Management (GDPM) techniques, to enhance effective Read more...
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Creating the Dream Team – Is this You?

What does it take to create and build a high performing ‘dream team’? How would you know one, if you had one? Characteristics might include being focussed yet flexible, determined yet sensitive, inspired and committed, courageous yet caring… and uplifting to work with? Fantasy Island When I talk to some Read more…

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