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There is No Substitute for Hard Work

dreams don't work unless you do

We all know the famous Thomas Edison quote, “Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration”. You could have a world of great ideas and even well-conceived goals and plans, but without actually knuckling down and doing the hard yards, success will remain elusive. There is no substitute for hard work.

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What are your core values and why are they so important?

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Our values are who we are at our core. Most people don’t have a real understanding of their own core values. When you discover what they are, and then consciously start to live by them, it makes life a lot easier. I ask my clients to think about what fundamental beliefs are most important to them, as part of establishing a foundation to work from. What guiding principles do you live by? What standards would you not compromise on? These are your Core Values.

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Does Life Coaching Work? Here’s What The Evidence Says.

Life Coaching

Have you been thinking about getting a life coach but not sure if it would work for you?

Reviews and testimonials from satisfied clients are great, but presented by themselves don’t provide sufficient evidence for the effectiveness of a coaching programme. You could have great testimonials from 10 clients, but another 50 who weren’t happy with their coaching. So how do you know if life coaching works?

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Make It Real: Stop Dreaming, Start Doing

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Aspiring to greater things and setting big goals can seem overwhelming at times. You can be consumed with thoughts of how difficult it seems, or of all the things that could go wrong. You may even think you’re deluding yourself and living in a fantasy world of impossible dreams. Sometimes, taking action on the little things can be just the trigger you need to get going. Make it real: stop dreaming, start doing.

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Never Give Up – Why Persistence Matters

Harland Sanders was 65 years old and broke when he travelled across America looking for restaurants to buy his fried chicken recipe. After being rejected 1,008 times, he finally found someone to accept his offer. The rest is fast-food history, and in 1964 “Colonel” Sanders sold his chain of Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants for $2 million. Never give up.

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Learning To Live In The Present

John Lennon

John Lennon sang “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans”. I happen to think that making plans is fundamental to success in any endeavour. But Lennon’s point is that if you’re not enjoying the journey, you’re in danger of letting your life slip by without noticing it. Here’s how you can learn to live in the present.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Offer Life Coaching To Your Employees

Life coaching for your employees

Remember Peter Gibbons, the main character from cult 90s movie Office Space? When talking about his lack of motivation at work to external consultants known as The Bobs, he explains, “It’s not that I’m lazy, it’s that I just don’t care.” Employee coaching is evolving. Here’s why you should offer life coaching for your employees.

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How To Increase Your Self-esteem

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If you have low self-esteem, it’s very easy to get caught in a downward spiral of self-loathing. Everything you do seems to reinforce the idea that you’re worthless and weak. Do you really want to live your life this way? There is a way out. Here’s how to increase your self-esteem.

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What’s holding you back? Overcoming obstacles

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Do you find yourself constantly being knocked back when you strive to achieve your goals? Do you get frustrated when you come up against “unforeseen circumstances” that threaten to derail your plans? The key to overcoming obstacles is to identify them before you come up against them.

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How to Survive a Changing Workplace

Digital workplace

The modern workplace is changing at an accelerating rate. Big advances in communications technology, artificial intelligence and automation are driving efficiency and productivity, changing our roles and the way we do our jobs.

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The Power of Writing

Power of Writing

Writing things down is one of the most valuable things you can do if you want to gain clarity in your life and improve wellbeing, and forms an important part of my coaching practice. Do not underestimate the power of writing.

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How To Cultivate Your Optimism

Optimism

Optimistic people are happier and more successful than pessimists. Why? When you see the future in a positive light, you tend to take action that moves you toward that future, which in turn gives you a sense of purpose and meaning. When you see the future as bleak, inertia tends to set in, as you may see no hope of a better tomorrow. Here’s how to cultivate your optimism.

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Hate Your Job? Make it Work for You

Hate your job

You may know what you want in your career, and be applying for roles you know will suit you more, but for the time being you’re stuck in a job that’s just not right for you. Hate your job? Here’s how to make the most of it.

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12 Time Management Tips That Work

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We all lead busy lives, and sometimes it can seem like a constant struggle just to keep your head above water. Balancing family, work, study, and leisure time can be a huge challenge. Luckily there are smart ways to get some sanity back into your life, and take control of your time management. Here are 12 time management tips that work:

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Don’t Beat Yourself Up – Nurture Self-Compassion

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On our way to achieving our goals and aspirations, it’s inevitable that occasionally we won’t live up to the standards we expect of ourselves. We all make mistakes, lose motivation, miss deadlines or put in less than a 100% effort from time to time. At times like this, it’s vital to nurture your self-compassion.

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