Silence Is…

Interesting HBR article here on some of the cultural ‘markers’ in cross-cultural teams

Ah, Strategy…

Had a lot of conversations recently about the difference between being strategic and dealing with day-to-day pressures. Interesting article here from HBR takes a look at why our mouths say one thing but our feet do something different!

Dear Coach: What Does It Feel Like To Be ‘Coached’?

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What does it really feel like to be ‘coached’? I can read about it, but it is difficult to imagine. How can I decide if it is worth trying if I have no experience of it?  Miss AP

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Summer Reading?

It’s nice to have some reading ideas for summer down time which are a little different from the lighter norm…88 ideas from TED here

Time For A Temperature Check?

Many of us fall into the pattern of looking back and forwards as a new calendar year starts. We set resolutions and new goals, often with patchy success by February! Yet there is value to be gleaned from occasionally stepping back to do our own ‘temperature check’ on how our life is lining up against what we planned or wanted. Read More

Quiz from Susan David

I really value Susan David’s work on Emotional Agility and her TED talk is well worth your time if you haven’t seen it. And if you have a few minutes, you could do a short ‘quiz‘ on her web site to look at your own current agility!

Dear Coach: How Do I Get Out of A Rut?

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I’m really unhappy with how my life seems to be right now, both at work and home. I feel as if nothing I do is ever quite good enough and I’m exhausted. I feel really stressed and quite angry about being taken for granted by everyone to be honest. I’ve noticed that all I seem to do is complain when I talk to my friends but it doesn’t change anything or even make me feel better really. What should I do to break out of this rut?   Mrs SJ

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