Create a better life now - 7 simple steps for tide-turners

Create a better life now - 7 simple steps for tide-turners

For the last decade working as an executive coach and business mentor across many sectors I’ve seen more and more amazing women and men struggling to keep up with demands of life and work. Now the tide is turning. Amazing women and men like you and me are saying “No. No more, not now, not any longer. I require a different experience. Life is too precious to squander by bending myself out of shape keeping up with inhuman demands and delivering empty results. I refuse to keep denying my own experience”

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How to thrive in uncertain times...

How to thrive in uncertain times...

We live in a fast paced and complex world with much uncertainty. Technology, politics, environmental and social issues provide a backdrop to daily life that can feel extremely stressful. How can you look after yourself in a way that enables you to enjoy your life and feel able to make a positive contribution to the future prospects of your family, neighbourhood, country, and beyond?

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Moving on from corporate life - Maria's story

Moving on from corporate life - Maria's story

We have different seasons in life – what was best at one time can’t remain the same always. If you’re aware that you can’t or don’t want to do what you’ve been doing for another 10 – 20 years, this story of transitioning from corporate life to a path of purpose and passion is an inspiring and interesting read.

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Simple steps towards your new chapter...

Simple steps towards your new chapter...

So, you’re feeling frustrated with where you’re at or ambitious for new / different / better. You know life and work can be more satisfying and you have more potential than you’re using. You may be conscious of years passing and it’s dawning on you that “someday” is in danger of passing you by. It’s time for a new chapter.

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The 2 ingredients you need to cook up your juicy new chapter

The 2 ingredients you need to cook up your juicy new chapter

I have recently been in a period of major transition, moving to a new house and location. This new chapter was prompted as they sometimes are, by an unwelcome life event, the unexpected end of my relationship. Although that happened 18 months ago, it took me a year to be ready to start visioning a different future and start creating my new chapter. My confidence had been knocked, and for a good while I didn’t know what I wanted.

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Are you in tune with your dreams?

Are you in tune with your dreams?

What big (or small) dream have you got inside? To give it a chance to become your inspiring future you’ve got to get it out, dust it down and show it to the light of day. A couple of years ago, Jazz musicians Rachel and Paulus did just that. They shared their big dream with me: to open a Jazz club in Nottingham! Read on for the rest of their story…

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Exploring your options...

Exploring your options...

Often, you reach a point in your career where you begin to feel confused or stuck. You know that you want to make changes but it’s difficult seeing the way ahead. Sometimes, the difficulty is not seeing any other options or possibilities. Sometimes the difficulty is seeing too many, so many that you don’t know which way to turn.

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Help, I feel stuck...

Help, I feel stuck...

In my time coaching professionals, I’ve identified several factors that commonly keep people stuck in work roles, and even careers, that no longer suit them. Although for the individual this trap feels real and limiting, there are always options, but it can be difficult for them to see the possibilities themselves.  

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'We're all sick to death of fear'

'We're all sick to death of fear'

FEAR. It’s almost the only thing that I help my clients with. Of course, I help them get clear about their values, what makes them tick. I help them create an inspiring vision for their career and life stage. I help them widen horizons, explore possibilities, test options and develop action plans that deliver the results they dreamed of. BUT, what I really do is enable them to bust through their own fears. Once they’ve done that, the other stuff is easy.

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Growth comes through facing fears

Growth comes through facing fears

Rising to new levels of performance, expertise and responsibility inevitably requires one to break through fear. This process is how growth and expansion happen.I witness my clients doing this time and time again. Their courage to go in deep and expose the crappy, horrible self-limiting beliefs is humbling and inspiring.

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