Coaching tips

Solve A Big Problem – Reverse Your Statements & Look At Them In A Different Way

Solve A Big Problem – Reverse Your Statements & Look At Them In A Different Way

This technique is very useful to try when you have a big problem to solve and find yourself repeating a statement that is holding you back. It is also one of the most effective ways to help someone else get perspective on what is troubling them without having the provide the solution yourself. I first […]

6 Useful Questions To Help You Cover The Whole Story

6 Useful Questions To Help You Cover The Whole Story

This is a simple way to ensure you have got all the information you need to create text for a website, business plan, press release or when you are trying to solve a problem. I find this especially helpful when I am stuck on what to say and can’t think where to start. Try answering […]

30 day challenge – Try consciously letting go of what doesn’t matter

30 day challenge – Try consciously letting go of what doesn’t matter

If you’re struggling to find the time or energy to start making new direction happen in your life, this is the easiest first step you can make. Before you focus on what it is you want to do or decide on the steps you need to take to turn it into reality, try consciously letting […]

Ignore the doubters and awfulizers!

Ignore the doubters and awfulizers!

In my first coaching session most people will say they need my help because something has stopped them from moving forward – here are the six most common issues that are holding people back. Probably the most tricky one to overcome is what other people think, mainly because we are social creatures who value other’s beliefs, opinions […]

How to train your mind to see the good

How to train your mind to see the good

With guidance and a willing mind it is entirely possible for anyone to see the good in most situations. Most of us will need to make a special effort or have a very good reason to turn negative situations into positive ones, because we are predisposed to notice the negative, as this TED talk explains. It […]

How to avoid distractions to get things done

How to avoid distractions to get things done

Lets face it if you want to get something done you will find a way to do it, even if you are in the most distracting environment. I really enjoy writing about my coaching work and I can focus on it even if I am in a busy coffee shop or bar with loud music […]

Have Fun With Your Fears – Plan to fail & celebrate your mistakes

Have Fun With Your Fears – Plan to fail & celebrate your mistakes

Celebrate your mistakes Instead of being afraid of making them, try seeing mistakes and failure as a useful way to learn different ways to do things. If you create plans that face head on and consider how you might fail, rather than just planning to succeed, then not only will your awareness of what might go […]

Using the ‘wow’ technique to achieve great things!

Using the ‘wow’ technique to achieve great things!

This creative thinking technique helps my client’s focus on what makes them feel good inside.  It is easy to use and has helped a lot of people of all ages to kick start a big change in their life by noticing what things make them go WOW! This method was adapted from something I noticed […]

6 Things That Stop Us Making Things Happen

6 Things That Stop Us Making Things Happen

You may have a great idea for a business and want to make it happen but then you find valid reasons are stopping you from taking the first steps. In most of my initial coaching sessions with clients, who are trying to get a business off the ground, they tell me that at least one, […]