I’m a big fan of having a Manifesto, of having something that makes it really clear what you’re here to do, and how you’re doing it. Inspired by the Holstee Manifesto, I’ve created the Kingfisher Coaching Manifesto.
In dressage, I learned that looking where you want to go is hugely important and I believe that the same principle is important for people, teams, and organisations. Where you look, you go.
Positive Psychology isn’t the same as Positive Thinking (where we try to look on the bright side of everything). I’ve noted some of my learnings from a recent workshop called ‘Positive Psychology in Action’.
Part 3 of a series on Personal Resilience looking at some simple strategies for making sure that you maintain your bounce-back-ability at all times.
Part 2 of a series on Personal Resilience, looking at resilience in terms of ‘bounce-back-ability’ and some warning signs to watch out for.
Part 1 of a series on Personal Resilience: How hard are you working? Is it right for you? Is it sustainable? If you’re consistently working 60 hours each week, you might be achieving less than if you worked 40 hours.
A reflection on my own experiences of redundancy, and of how it opened up a world of opportunities.
Every time I have a Strategic Latte, I come away inspired, refreshed, reminded about why I do what I do and the bigger impact I want to make , full of ideas, and with a plan to overcome any obstacles that have cropped up.
Reflections on a talk by Tara Hunt on what it takes to be an entrepreneur and face the unclear path.
The multitude of simple decisions each day (what to do with that email, what do do next, what to say yes to and what to say no to) are what makes our visions and goals happen. This article looks at some of the basics of David Allen’s ‘Getting Things Done’ (GTD) approach.
I’m very fortunate in that I really love the work that I do and this blog post attempts to capture the most significant steps in me getting here, in the hope that it might help people who aren’t yet loving what they do.
There are so many distractions around that it feels easier than ever before to procrastinate. Here are 3 strategies to apply if you’re not making progress on something that you should be.