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The Intersecting Tracks

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To make progress, great coaching runs on two intersecting tracks: Understanding - expanding what's possible; and Doing - creating practical results

How's Your Crisis?

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Ever wondered if you'd be a good person to have around in a crisis? By now you should know!

What we *DO* will be consistent with our beliefs about *who we are*

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The best predictor of people's words, actions and behaviours is their internal view of who they are

The "What if ... " Game

Plan for unknown, risky or even magnificent situations using "What if ... ". A tool for venturing into the unknown with eyes open

You'll Be Fine

I so want people to understand, right down in their bones, that they will get through tough, difficult and challenging situations

Thinking is more painful than electric shocks!

Why people often don't get clear about their desired outcome or choose the best approach to take, before they act

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Recovery Position

What kind of first aid is good for when we hit a minor mental or emotional wobble at work?

Snoozing on the Job

Should leaders pay more attention to the quality and quantity of their sleep?

"Thanks, your work was almost adequate"

What *should* leaders say and do when someone's work is disappointing?

Smarter, Stronger, Completer

You are Smarter than you think, Stronger than you feel, and more Complete than you imagine

Efficient + Effective = Elegant

Why a stripped-back approach and a deep understanding of function is the most graceful way to empower people

Health and Work

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Well-being has a huge impact on success at work. Can you be physically and emotionally healthy and hold down a demanding job?

What Not To Do

Perfectionising, Distractifying, Trivianeering and 4 more things that should be on your Not-to-do list

Don't tell me what I can't do!

My favourite response whenever someone starts imposing their own limits on me. Click through to download your copy.

The Road You're On

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Which matters most: the road you've chosen for yourself and your business; or your commitment to that choice?

Three Bullet Leadership

How leaders can set the agenda, focus attention and create momentum - in three easy bullet points

Puppy Mind

What to do if you or your team member are the kind of person who loves to get distracted or unfocused at work

Leading by Standing Back

The fireworks school of leading and delegating: light blue touch-paper AND STAND WELL BACK