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“I Could Never Do That!”: 3 Practical Steps To Overcoming Fears & Growing In Confidence

We are what we think. Everything we do is controlled by our brain : our thoughts & our actions. Human beings are well-equipped to avoid danger; it’s part of our survival instinct. We see something frightening & our reflexes kick-in: our … Continue reading

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Value For Money Or Price Per Head?

With the current emphasis on saving money in businesses, schools & the public sector, it is very easy to fall into the trap of thinking that less cost per head represents better value for money. Of course, if we can buy the same items for … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: One Minute Book Reviews

Although it can be a struggle at first, reading books is something I enjoy. Once I’ve started I have to finish! They are like a magnet, drawing me in. Personally, I find the physical book much more accessible & attractive … Continue reading

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Illusions

Sometimes the things we see as solid are just an illusion; step on them or touch them and we discover that they have no foundation.

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Hearing or Learning?

I’ve heard many different presentations, lectures, seminars and general talks, amounting to hours of arguments, explanations, persuasion, debate, facts, figures, methods and madness. But after all my hearing, how much did I actually learn? The answer is probably not that … Continue reading

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Bridge Builder, Pace Setter or Record Breaker?

How often do we come up against an issue or problem and immediately think, “I can’t do that“? How often do we look to others to solve our problems because we feel inadequate? Why do we think others find things … Continue reading

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The End of Another Year

In less than 2 days, 2008 will be upon us. Before committing myself to any New Year resolutions I always like to look back and see what I have done in the past year: highlights, low points, things I could … Continue reading

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