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Change just one bad habit

As we set out on the journey of 2023 many of use will be setting some goals for the year ahead. For most, this annual ritual of setting goals will have ended by mid-January. Without the instant overnight success that many now expect, people will revert to old embedded habits and go back to doing […]

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Developing trust in High Performing Teams

All successful relationships depend on trust.. I recently facilitated a coaching programme with a very successful company in the food sector. One of the key challenges of the programme was to identify why some teams within the company were much more successful than others. We explored a number of possible factors including leadership styles, psychological […]

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Build your Self-Confidence with small moves….

How would you describe your level of self-confidence? Last year I coached a client Keith who was referred by his manager. In our meetings he described himself as a weak team leader. However, because he’d been so good at his job as a programmer, he was promoted to a team leader by management. They said […]

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Learn to Back Yourself….

Ellen Keane won Ireland’s first medal of the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, claiming gold in the SB8 100m breaststroke with the best performance of her life. Competing in her favoured event, in her fourth Olympic games, Keane had set expectations high when she blazed through her heat, winning the race in a personal best […]

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The leader communicates with the team and gives instructions

5 ideas to boost your Resilience

Why build your resilience skills… Prior to the arrival of the pandemic, the subject of stress in the workplace and building resilience skills to address it, were regular issues discussed in coaching meetings with clients. Globally, people now work in constantly connected, always-on, highly demanding work cultures where stress and the risk of burnout are […]

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Buisness Man with arms outstreched

Want to change your results – try some coaching tools….

  The opportunity to change…. The demand for change in business practice has never been greater than it is today. The global pandemic imposed change on many businesses overnight. It has redefined the future relationships between organisations and employees. This paced transition, has seen people reaching into reserves of previously untapped potential they sometimes didn’t […]

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Six things that trap you in a rut

“So often times it happens, that we live our lives in chains, And we never even know we hold the keys”            – The Eagles, Already Gone, 1974 While working with clients in the coaching world, people often admit to being “stuck in a rut”. They can feel trapped, sometimes feel uncomfortable or […]

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Newtons Law

The power of one small change on your results.

Review your daily actions…. In all areas of our lives, the results we achieve, stem from the actions we take on a day to day basis. It’s a fundamental principle of physics that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. Without actions we can achieve nothing. Therefore the first place to review, […]

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Taking back ownership of the “Lockdown”

Yesterday in Ireland we entered the second Covid-19 lockdown which is scheduled to last 6 weeks. Some of my clients contacted me looking for suggestions to help them, their teams or businesses to deal with this lockdown. They feel frustrated, scared, uncertain and simply wanted to discuss how they can coach themselves, or their teams, […]

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Invest in yourself every day….

Over the years, working in the area of leadership and executive coaching, one topic that regularly presents, is the area of self-care. Many of the people with whom I’ve worked acknowledged that they are too busy with work to find any time for themselves. They neglected their health, relationships got minimum investment, children, where they […]

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