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Has Willpower run out for you too?

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For the first six weeks of 2021 I had a diet of Willpower, Working and Walking. Then suddenly, one day, there was a sudden dip to Wallowing. The moment for Netflix had arrived. Big time. I didn’t know what to do, but one thing was certain, my energy to persevere had disappeared. My ability to persevere had served me well…

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Learning from mud!

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January has felt a long month, and with Lockdown No. 3 there has been a lot of walking for me; much of which has been in mud. Here are some of my learning points: 1 There’s nothing like timing … My daughter gave me walking poles for my birthday last year (it’s in April). She was disappointed that they were…

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Do you need a Lockdown Mentor?

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I remember three people early in my career who were fantastic mentors to me. There was Tracey, who taught me everything I needed to know about workshop design and delivery. Raj who built my confidence in strategy formulation and working with the client. And my boss Martin who showed me everything I needed to know about how goals drive behaviour….

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Open Questions Save The Day!

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You have a niggling thought that you should be doing more to trust your team, as due to COVID 19, they are dispersed now and working from their own homes. You don’t like this, but the truth is, you are anxious about productivity. Are they doing enough? What is reasonable to expect? When will this end? (probably not sometime soon)….

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