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Find a wealth of resources here, from a check list to help you prepare to give feedback at work to articles to help you think differently about your work relationships and how you can navigate your work (and non-work!) life.

Leading third sector teams in 2018

This spring I was asked to write a blog for Third Sector Cafe, a fantastic organisation in Sheffield who supports organisations in the region with workshops and networking. We were discussing running a workshop on tools we might use to help us adapt our leadership...

Five exercises which will transform your career

Are you feeling stuck? Do you need a change? Have you ended up in a job, or organisation, which isn't right for you? Maybe you got the job of your dreams, but five years on you’re ready for something new. I've been talking to clients about career issues, whether in...

Have you reached peak change?

'The only thing that is constant is change', said Hericlitus, the Greek philosopher. Two thousand years later, post financial crisis, with technology advancing far quicker than we can keep up with, most of us are grudgingly starting to agree. As individuals we feel...

In praise of listening

How well do you listen? I mean REALLY listen? As anyone knows, whether they be coach, client or the most casual watcher of soap operas, we work things out when we talk about them.When I’m in the coaching room, it’s not me working things out, so it’s not me doing the...

How to give effective feedback with confidence

Getting to the point where we feel confident giving feedback can be hard. I explore how you can feel in control of those situations, and relationships, that affect you in a negative way. Imagine this scenario, you walk into the kitchen at work and you meet the one...

From Should to Could

How can a simple change in the way you talk to yourself result in a calmer, happier, you? A word that I hear a lot in, and out of, the coaching room is 'should'. Whilst there's a time and place for 'should' - I should look left and right before crossing the road, for...

To Bask in the Sun or Dance in Puddles

We've all experienced times when we are torn between two options: to focus on our current job or get a new one, to commit to a relationship or keep our options open, to focus on our career or start a family? These decisions come up in all areas of our life, and when...