Blog Posts

The value of values

11th August 2011

It was heartening to see community members and businesses in Clapham joining forces, and using the power of social media positively, to help with the clear up following the looting and wanton violence of the London riots earlier this week. …


Some women CAN read maps!

3rd August 2011

If you’ve ever been on the receiving end of a comment or inference that, because you’re a woman, you can’t read maps (or because you’re a man, you don’t listen) … Then you may understand the frustration and annoyance that…


De-cluttering Part 2: Mental clutter and tipping points

24th April 2011

In De-cluttering Part 1 I explored the idea that physical clutter is different for each individual. We all have tipping points beyond which our ‘stuff’ becomes clutter and we feel the need to do something about it. In Part 2…


De-cluttering Part 1: The physical stuff and tipping points

6th April 2011

I’ve spent quite a lot of my spare time recently clearing out old books, clothes, games, ornaments, etc., and generally ‘spring cleaning’. During this process I’ve been considering why, every so often, we feel the need to de-clutter. Not everyone…


I'm a qualified coach – why would I need my own coach?

14th March 2011

I am an experienced and qualified coach, and yet I have my own coach. Why? There are 3 main reasons: 1.   It keeps me on track with good coaching practice 2.  Having my own coach accelerates my progress 3….


A postcard from the future

9th March 2011

If you were to send yourself a postcard from the future, say a year from now, what would you like it to say? What will be different about you? What will your business / career look like? What will have…


28 Day Blog Challenge Learnings

3rd March 2011

YES! I’ve achieved my 28 Day Blog Challenge and it’s time to celebrate! But before I do this, I always like to look back at what I’ve learned. My learnings … I have a Blog chair! When you compose a…


Celebrating achievements

28th February 2011

28 Day Blog Challenge – Day 28!! We work hard, we have expectations of ourselves, we set ourselves targets and goals But what happens when we achieve them? Do we celebrate the achievements or ignore them?       Do…


The power of doing nothing

27th February 2011

28 Day Blog Challenge – Day 27 How often do you do nothing? We lead such busy lives, we rarely find time to switch off, take time out, unwind. Perhaps a more important question to ask is: What does “doing…


Do you crack under pressure?

26th February 2011

28 Day Blog Challenge – Day 26 Yesterday’s blog introduced a discussion about ways we deal with pressure and how we respond to pressured situations. Today I continue with this theme and suggest some tactics you can use when feeling…