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I tried & Didn’t Do Very Well: I’m Not Sure It’s For Me

Steve Jobs of Apple fame was one of the most physically awkward & unconfident speakers when he started. He went on to become probably one of the most sought-after & inspirational presenters of the past century. When I was 7 … Continue reading

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Seeing Through The Ice

Sometimes as we look forward it’s as if we’re looking through ice on a window pain: we can see what is immediately in front of us, but not beyond. It’s at moments like this that I try to get help … Continue reading

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Give to Receive or Receive to Give?

This seems to be one of today’s conundrums. “What’s in it for me?” is a mantra in much of today’s world & dealings; at home, at play, in business, in society. When we want to sell to our customers we … Continue reading

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Thank You & You Matter: Simple Phrases with the Power to Change

  A friend once said to me, “I don’t usually make a comment unless something is wrong or needs correcting.” Imagine working with that individual  … What would you be your impression of them? I think they’d be viewed as … Continue reading

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Seeing Things Differently

Have you ever found it difficult making your voice heard? Over the years I have had what I thought to be ‘moments of inspiration’, those thoughts and ideas that are going to make a big difference, that will help people change … Continue reading

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What Does It Take to Change?

Yesterday, as I was sat discussing business plans with an advisor, I was asked, ‘What do you think makes it possible to bring about change?’  My mind was racing! I won’t go into the details of the discussions that followed but I … Continue reading

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What are the Dangers of Self-Esteem & Self-Confidence?

This may seem to be a pointless question after my last few posts, but self-esteem and self-confidence, like most other qualities must be held in balance. We have all met the ‘over-confident’ and those whose ego and self-esteem are so … Continue reading

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