The End of Privacy in Relational Conflict?

The End of Privacy in Relational Conflict? Much has changed in the last 20 years when it comes to people’s perspective of privacy and what they are willing to share in public. From people sharing their problems about others on Oprah-style TV shows to the world of constant changing boundaries and the Internet. Photos are tagged, comments are left, videos are recorded, people are Googled and with the advance of smart phones, people’s everyday … [Read more...]

A New Day

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Important Things In Our Lives – Focusing On The Most Important Things In Life

Important Things In Our Lives – Focusing On The Most Important Things In Life As my first week back after paternity leave, I've decided to have a week of blogs inspired by Iona. Having a baby fine-tunes what you consider to be important. What used to be important is beginning to become far less important. Not because I can’t be bothered to chase and dream, but simply because its appeal and importance count for far less. I still have a … [Read more...]

It Is Good To Turn Down A Sale

It Is Good To Turn Down a Sale It’s good to turn down work. I develop and train senior leaders in areas ranging from leadership development, personal growth through to social media strategies. When I deliver sales and marketing training and consultancy, something I love to explore with my clients is helping them turn down work. I often start with clients by intentionally helping them lose customers- you know the nightmare ones that actually … [Read more...]

Keeping a Rhythm in the Times of Stress

Keeping a Rhythm in the Times of Stress When things go wrong and the pressure mounts it’s so easy to lose a sense of healthy rhythm. Nothing seems more important than work and trying to fix things. You work longer hours, late into the evening and find that during the night thoughts play on your mind. You drag yourself out of bed very early to get on with more work or as late as you can get away with because you cannot bear to face another day. … [Read more...]

Looking At Things From Other People’s Points of View

Looking At Things From Other Peoples Points of View It’s very easy to lose touch. Politicians, business leaders, football chairmen and headmasters. Sometimes people get stuck seeing things from a perspective that they have become accustomed to, without understanding the impact or thoughts of those who are directly impacted by the decisions they make. They are there to lead and serve their teams, but they end up lording authority in a … [Read more...]

Hidden Persuaders- Learning How to Think Better

Have you seen Derren Brown's 'Heist?' I love it. For those of you that haven't had the pleasure, it tracks the story of Derren 'influencing' three people to use a gun to rob a security guard, and run away with two cases packed full of money. It's very entertaining to watch, and is a brilliant reminder as to how powerfully the mind can influence what we think- for good and bad outcomes. Without ruining it, as you can see it here (Derren Brown's … [Read more...]