An interesting discussion recently in a group session reminded me about giving ourselves permission … not an unfamiliar theme in the world I work in of coaching and leadership development. We had a great debate about why we can give others permission to do what they need to do, when we’re often less kind on… Read More Why oh why?
My son sent me a very short video clip he’d made as he was a passenger in his work van, returning home after a long day. It wouldn’t have meant much to anyone except to him and to me.It was just the road ahead, but the song playing in the background was one we used… Read More A thousand words . . .
For no reason other than this is a most lovely piece of writing, highlighting what it feels like when you’re doing something you absolutely love … please do take a moment to read Kevin Peachey’s, Crazy Golf just got (a bit) serious. It really is quite motivational.
“It’s not that I don’t know what to do, it’s that I don’t do what I know!” W Timothy Gallwey (The Inner Game of Tennis) … spoiler alert … not really about tennis!
I like the idea of giving yourself permission … to do or to be. And permission-giving certainly seems a common thread I come across often in coaching and also leadership development. Often it’s about a permission to be kind to yourself, but today I wondered what other kinds of permissions there are. Here’s a few… Read More You owe it to yourself . . .
What a wonderful idea … Write a Letter To My Future Self. And if not done through that particular website, how about setting up your own write a letter/email/note to yourself via some other means, electronic or paper?
36 points. Some perhaps a little tongue in cheek; some oh too true. At the very least, they’ll raise a smile … 36 Obvious Signs That You Just Threw Your Presentation Together
CEO Today predicts Five Leadership Trends to Watch in 2019 … Coming in at Number 4 is:
Barbara Markway tells us about 13 Things the Most Confident People You Know Never Do For you, or for someone close to you … it’s worth a read.
There seems to have been a lot in the press recently about initiating conversations, talking to strangers, seizing the moment to chat … on the train, on the bus, in a queue. Assuming that people trying this out will be doing it safely – making good judgements on choosing their moments and their conversation topics… Read More Don’t be a stranger . . .