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MindSonar® - a tool for transformational coaching!

During the time that I was working in a large organisation, I took a number of personality and working style profiles to inform re-organisations and recruitment.  I also studied a number of such tests during my management training. Each time, I struggled to accept any one of them as conclusive, because I know that I think...
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Nobody wants a dead canary

As recently as the 1980s, canaries were taken into coal mines by miners as an early warning system for toxic gases. The reason for this was that canaries are highly sensitive to such gases and so they become sick (and even die) at lower concentrations than people do. Therefore, the miners...
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Can you welcome criticism?

How do you handle criticism of your ambitions and plans? Does it upset you or make you feel hurt and defensive?  What about if you actually valued it – how would that feel? Criticism can be very helpful to us. It can help us realise how much we really want something...
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Turning setbacks into success

Whatever your plans to reach your goals in life, there will be times when you go off course. The more challenging or long-term the goals, the more likely this is to happen.  The way you regard these times has a huge impact upon how successful you will be eventually.  Your mental...
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Is one of these three obstacles holding you back from the success you deserve?

May is a fabulous month – summer is on its way and the flowers are already in bloom. Mind you, it seems to come around more quickly each year! How many of you are still on track with your New Year resolutions and plans for2017 (do you even remember them)?. That’s...
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Two steps to begin your success

Do you ever wonder why you haven’t achieved a particular ambition or dream that you’ve had for a long time?  You’re certainly not alone if you have. Many people have long wanted to do something – whether connected with their career, their lifestyle or their health – and yet each year...
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Coaches need coaches too

It’s easy to imagine that a coach will be able to use self-motivation to achieve all of their own goals. After all, this goal-achieving stuff is our bread-and-butter, right? It’s the very air that we breathe, so surely we need no-one to give us a kick up the backside to get...
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Therapy haiku: Dare to dream

A full year has gone by since the first one and so our Thursday Therapy Haiku come to an end with this final haiku: Dare to dream We hope you have enjoyed them.   A new Getting You There therapy haiku every Thursday...
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Reaching agreement could be easier than you think

I’m fascinated by the different ways in which people use language. For me, understanding how and why a person is using the words they are is key to really understanding the meaning of what is being said. In fact, many conflicts are based on misunderstanding of another person’s vocabulary. One of...
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What if you had all the confidence you wanted?

Can you i magine how it would be if you were calm and confident in every situation ?  Imagine di scovering the "off"  button for that negative, self-critical voice  you hear in your head?   What would you do ?   Where would you go ?   What would you achieve ? Many of...
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Therapy haiku: Imagination

A new Getting You There therapy haiku every Thursday...
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Is anger wrecking your life?

A favourite quotation of mine is, “ Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned” . I like it because I ’ve seen the damage that anger can cause in people who are...
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